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The Resource In Fed we trust : Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic, David Wessel

In Fed we trust : Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic, David Wessel

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In Fed we trust : Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic
Title
In Fed we trust
Title remainder
Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic
Statement of responsibility
David Wessel
Title variation
In Fed we trust
Title variation remainder
Ben Bernankes war on the great panic
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this penetrating look inside the most powerful economic institution in the world, the Federal Reserve, David Wessel illuminates its opaque and undemocratic inner workings, while revealing how its chairman Ben Bernanke led the desperate effort to prevent the world's financial engine from grinding to a halt
Summary
Examines Ben Bernanke's philosophy and actions during the early stages of the "great panic" and discusses the powers of the Federal Reserve Bank
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2009
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330901
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Wessel, David
Dewey number
332.1/10973
Index
index present
LC call number
HG2565
LC item number
.W47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Bernanke, Ben
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Banks and banking, Central
  • Financial crises
  • Monetary policy
Target audience
adult
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Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic
Label
In Fed we trust : Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic, David Wessel
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"How the federal reserve became the fourth branch of government"--Dust jkt
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-302; [307]-308) and index
Contents
Let ol' Lehman go : the pivotal weekend of September 12-14, 2008 -- "Periodical financial debauches" : the long-forgotten history of the Fed -- Age of delusion : what Greenspan wrought -- There are Jews in Boston, too : who is Ben Bernanke? -- Pas de deux : the great panic begins in August 2007 -- The four Musketeers : Bernanke's brain trust ; Bernanke, Kohn, Warsh, and Geithner -- Re: Re: ... Blue sky : the Fed's first response to the great panic -- Running from behind : how the Fed got behind the curve, and how it caught up -- "Unusual and exigent" : Bear Stearns, the first rescue -- Fannie, Freddie, and "Feddie" : taking over Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and pondering next steps -- Breaking the glass : the fallout from Lehman and AIG and going to Congress--finally -- "Socialism with American characteristics" : forcing taxpayer capital on the banks -- World of ZIRP : the Fed gets rates to zero -- Did Bernanke kep his promise to Milton Friedman? the early verdict
Control code
ocn299706971
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780307459688
Lccn
2009289789
System control number
(OCoLC)299706971
Label
In Fed we trust : Ben Bernanke's war on the great panic, David Wessel
Publication
Note
"How the federal reserve became the fourth branch of government"--Dust jkt
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-302; [307]-308) and index
Contents
Let ol' Lehman go : the pivotal weekend of September 12-14, 2008 -- "Periodical financial debauches" : the long-forgotten history of the Fed -- Age of delusion : what Greenspan wrought -- There are Jews in Boston, too : who is Ben Bernanke? -- Pas de deux : the great panic begins in August 2007 -- The four Musketeers : Bernanke's brain trust ; Bernanke, Kohn, Warsh, and Geithner -- Re: Re: ... Blue sky : the Fed's first response to the great panic -- Running from behind : how the Fed got behind the curve, and how it caught up -- "Unusual and exigent" : Bear Stearns, the first rescue -- Fannie, Freddie, and "Feddie" : taking over Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, and pondering next steps -- Breaking the glass : the fallout from Lehman and AIG and going to Congress--finally -- "Socialism with American characteristics" : forcing taxpayer capital on the banks -- World of ZIRP : the Fed gets rates to zero -- Did Bernanke kep his promise to Milton Friedman? the early verdict
Control code
ocn299706971
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 323 p.
Isbn
9780307459688
Lccn
2009289789
System control number
(OCoLC)299706971

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