It is not exactly newsworthy that some people blame Goldman Sachs for some pretty silly things. The initial hit-piece on Goldman Sachs came in a trendy rock n' roll magazine, of all places. I have defended Goldman Sachs before, and believe this reply...

I am not kidding that through the first 120 pages or so of Barry Ritholtz's Bailout Nation, I was feeling like I may have a new favorite book in this project I have embarked upon regarding the financial crisis of 2008.  By the time the...

Only a few of the books I have read and reviewed for this series have been written by people that I suspect are not particularly intelligent.  Many have been authored by men who possess very different economic worldviews than mine, and nearly all have drawn...

Roger Lowenstein's When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management is one of the best books I have ever read about the history of modern finance.  So, when I saw that Lowenstein had joined the list of authors chiming on the financial...

I committed to reading and reviewing every single serious book that is written about the 2008 financial crisis over a year ago because I am afraid of history recording lessons from the crisis that are entirely false, and because I am afraid of economists prescribing...