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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
BKL
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Wessel, David
Index
index present
LC call number
HG2565
LC item number
.W47 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bernanke, Ben
  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.)
  • Banks and banking, Central
  • Financial crises
  • Monetary policy
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"--Cover
  • Originally published in slightly different form.by Crown Business in 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-326) and index
Contents
Whatever it takes -- 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: RE: RE: 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 -- Word of ZIRP: the Fed gets rates to zero -- Did Bernanke keep his promise to Milton Friedman?: the early verdict -- It could have been worse
Control code
ocn650860541
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk ed.
Extent
x, 341 p.
Isbn
9780307459695
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
Gift of Charles Lindsay.
System control number
(OCoLC)650860541
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"--Cover
  • Originally published in slightly different form.by Crown Business in 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-326) and index
Contents
Whatever it takes -- 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: RE: RE: 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 -- Word of ZIRP: the Fed gets rates to zero -- Did Bernanke keep his promise to Milton Friedman?: the early verdict -- It could have been worse
Control code
ocn650860541
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st pbk ed.
Extent
x, 341 p.
Isbn
9780307459695
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
Gift of Charles Lindsay.
System control number
(OCoLC)650860541

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