Money Mania: Booms, Panics, and Busts from Ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown

Money Mania: Booms, Panics, and Busts from Ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown

Bob Swarup


Money Mania is a sweeping account of economic hypothesis and its effects, from old Rome to the Meltdown of 2008. Acclaimed journalist and investor Bob Swarup tracks the heritage of speculative fevers as a result of the looks of latest ecocnomic funding possibilities; the recent resources created and the expanding self-congratulatory euphoria that drives them to unsustainable highs, all fed by means of an phantasm of perception and newly minted specialists; the unforeseen catalysts that finally result in panic; the inevitable crash as traders scramble to withdraw their cash from the unique industry and the other that will resemble it; and at last, the brevity of monetary reminiscence that permits us to copy the cycle with out ever significantly comparing the drivers of this boundless cycle.
In brief, it's the tale of what makes us human.

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