The definitive guide for Main Street readers who want to make sense of what′s happening on Wall Street, and better understand how we got here and what we need to know to in days to come. Written by seasoned financial writer Dave Kansas, this official Wall Street Journal guide will be filled with practical information, revealing what the crisis means for reader′s financial lives, and what steps they should be taking now to inform and protect themselves.
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“A very useful beginning for those who are perplexed and anxious about the financial crisis—pretty much everybody.” (Library Journal)About the Author:
The editor of The Wall Street Journal's Money & Investing section and editor in chief of TheStreet.com, Dave Kansas is the chief markets commentator and a personal finance columnist for The Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of The Wall Street Journal Guide to the End of Wall Street as We Know It, The Wall Street Journal's Complete Money & Investing Guidebook, and TheStreet.com Guide to Investing in the Internet Era. He lives in New York City.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 200 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This title features detailed table of contents: What happened and how did we get here? This section will: cover a brief history of market panics to place the current turmoil in context; trace the origins of the current financial crisis and the rise of sub prime mortgages; explain the complicated financial instruments and rationalizations used to justify sub prime mortgages; illustrate how changes in the real estate markets ultimately led to a crisis situation in the sub prime mortgage market; and, give a blow-by-blow of what happened during the weeks leading up to the collapse including the Fannie and Freddie Mac government takeover, the downfall of the investment banks, and the failure of some commercial banking institutions. Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed? This section will describe the reaction of businesses and consumers in the face of the economic crisis. It examines what the new Wall Street will look like and how will it affect the Main Street III. What Does It Mean For You? This prescriptive section will cover: what is and is not protected by the government; information about personal debt; descriptions of individual investor strategies; general lessons learned; and, forecasts about the future. Bookseller Inventory # APC9780061788406