The Devil's Derivatives: The Untold Story of the Slick Traders and Hapless Regulators Who Almost Blew Up Wall Street . . . and Are Ready to Do

By Nicholas Dunbar
Charts the story of financial innovation how investment banks invented financial products, how investors across the world were wooed into buying them, how regulators were seduced by the political rewards of easy credit, and how speculators made a killing from the near-meltdown of the financial system.


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Posted October 31, 2011, 7:20 PM with category of Current Events & Public Affairs
This may be a ghost story. It happened on a dark night mistaken for morning in America, a night that would descend over the entire financial world. Nicholas Dunbar sets the scene in his book, The Devil's Derivatives: For most of it's history, our financial system was built by on the stolid, cautious decisions of bankers, the men who hate to lose. Read more


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Publisher Harvard Business School Press
Publish date 07/12/2011
Pages 291
ISBN-13 9781422177815
ISBN-10 1422177815
Language English