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Author Andrews, Edmund L.

Title Busted : life inside the great mortgage meltdown / Edmund L. Andrews.

Imprint New York : W. W. Norton, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.542 An26b 2009    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 220 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents Money for nothing -- Prudence is for losers -- My lender drinks the Kool-aid -- Magical thinking, real debts -- Alan Greenspan -- Conning the con men -- In search of smart money -- Over the cliff -- Enablers of disaster -- Bull in the subprime shop -- Public flailing, private failing -- Reverse redlining -- God help us all.
Summary Busted weaves together the author's own ride to the edge of bankruptcy with the tragicomic stories of his lenders, the Wall Street pros behind them, and the policymakers in Washington who were oblivious until it was too late.
Subject Subprime mortgage loans -- Corrupt practices.
Subprime mortgage loans -- United States.
Mortgages -- United States.
Housing -- United States -- Finance.
Housing -- Prices -- United States.
Banks and banking -- Corrupt practices.
ISBN 9780393067941
Standard No. CDX 8986031
BWX R2790137
AU@ 000043984619

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