The Weekend That Changed Wall Street: And How the Fallout Is Still Impacting Our World

The Weekend That Changed Wall Street: And How the Fallout Is Still Impacting Our World

Maria Bartiromo


A first-person account of the white-knuckle weekend that introduced the monetary international to its knees, from one in all America's most renowned company journalists.

As bankers and executive officers scrambled to maintain the economic system from overall cave in in the course of the weekend of September 12-14, 2008, best CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo was once taking frantic telephone calls from the strongest avid gamers on Wall road and in Washington.

Through those intimate conversations, she had an unequaled standpoint at the obstacle and its aftermath, the personalities concerned, and the feelings at paintings. Now she attracts on her high-level community to supply an eyewitness account of the most important occasions of the monetary concern, together with long interviews with former treasury secretary Henry Paulson, former AIG chairman Hank Greenberg, and previous Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain, between many others.

Writing with either authority and dramatic aptitude, Bartiromo additionally tackles the massive questions: how did an unequalled interval of marketplace euphoria and development flip bitter, catapulting the financial system right into a harmful slide? And in the end, how will the close to disaster particularly switch Wall Street?

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