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Author Bair, Sheila

Title Bull by the horns : fighting to save Main Street from Wall Street, and Wall Street from itself / Sheila Bair

Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed
Publisher New York : Free Press, 2012
 1st Floor Treatise  HG2040.5.U5 B35 2012    AVAILABLE
Call # HG2040.5.U5 B35 2012
Description viii, 415, [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-388) and index
Contents The golden age of banking -- Turning the titanic -- The fight over Basel II -- The skunk at the garden party -- Subprime is "contained" -- Stepping over a dollar to pick up a nickel : helping home owners, round one -- The audacity of that woman -- The Wachovia blindside -- Bailing out the boneheads -- Doubling down on Citi : bailout number two -- Helping home owners, round two -- Obama's election : the more thing change -- Helping home owners, round three -- The $100 billion club -- The care and feeding of Citigroup : bailout number three -- Finally saying no -- Never again -- It's all about the compensation -- The Senate's Orwellian debate -- Dodd-Frank implementation : the final stretch (or so I thought) -- Robo-signing erupts -- The return to Basel -- Too small to save -- Squinting in the public spotlight -- Farewell to the FDIC -- How Main Street can tame Wall Street -- It could have been different
Summary The former FDIC Chairwoman, and one of the first people to acknowledge the full risk of subprime loans, offers a unique perspective on the greatest crisis the U.S. has faced since the Great Depression
Notes Black Yellow
Subject Subprime mortgage loans -- United States
Subprime mortgage loans -- Government policy -- United States
Financial crises -- United States
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009
Stock exchanges -- United States
Bair, Sheila
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
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