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The Big Fix By James Ring Adams

The Big Fix
by James Ring Adams

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The inside story of the rash of failures of American savings-and-loan institutions in the 1980s, written by a reporter on "The Wall Street Journal". This account names highly-placed figures in finance and government who were involved in mismanagement, manipulation and fraud.
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The Big Fix: Inside the S. and L. Scandal - How an Unholy Alliance of Politics and Money Destroyed America's Banking System by James Ring Adams

The inside story of the rash of failures of savings-and-loan institutions in the 1980s, written in a hard-news style by a nine-year veteran of "The Wall Street Journal". This account names the players in this game of monopoly where the money is real, including those of highly-placed figures in government and finance. Documented here is a twisted tale of impotent regulation, financial mismanagement, political manipulation, fraud and outright plunder.

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Table of Contents


Prologue: How to Start a Depression. THE FIX IS IN. The Biggest Scam in History. ''Proper and Consistent Conduct.'' The Edge of the Meltdown. THE STRANGE CAREER OF WILLIAM ISAAC. The Road to Washington. The Butcher Revels. ''I Think We Had Them.'' Darkness at Sunshine State. INTERLUDE: THE OHIO BANK CRISIS. The Friends of Marvin Warner. The Time Bomb Explodes. The Seamless Web (1). THE EDUCATION OF EDWIN GRAY. The Making of an Outcast. Two, Three, Many Empires. Nemesis. THE BIG FIX. The Seamless Web (2). The Greatest Crime. Epilogue: Paying the Price. Notes. Index.

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GOR003827204
The Big Fix: Inside the S. and L. Scandal - How an Unholy Alliance of Politics and Money Destroyed America's Banking System by James Ring Adams
James Ring Adams
Used - Very Good
Hardback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1989-12-06
308
0471515353
9780471515357
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