Book Discussion on Bailout Nation
Barry Ritholtz talked about his book, Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy (Wiley;… read more
Barry Ritholtz talked about his book, Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy (Wiley; May 26, 2009), on the impact of the financial crisis and federal intervention in financial markets and “how the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate targeting policies perpetuated the reckless financial risk taking that has pushed us to the brink.” He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
Mr. Ritholtz participated by remote access from New York City.
This program was part of a “Washington Journal” series of interviews during the month of August with authors of recently released books. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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