Magnificent Marvel Supersale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | March 24, 2015

    Judith Claire Mitchell: IMG The Book That Refused to Write Itself



    I first heard of Fritz Haber in 1998, when I caught a snippet of a TV documentary about 20th-century scientists. The camera zoomed in on an image of... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.00
List price: $16.95
Used Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping or prepaid pickup only
Available for In-store Pickup
in 7 to 12 days
Qty Store Section
2 Partner Warehouse General- General

More copies of this ISBN

Other People's Money (06 Edition)

by

Other People's Money (06 Edition) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Please note that used books may not include additional media (study guides, CDs, DVDs, solutions manuals, etc.) as described in the publisher comments.

Publisher Comments:

Critical, independent voices are seldom found within the citadels of international finance. That’s what makes Nomi Prins unique. During fifteen years as an executive at skyscraping banks like Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, and Lehman Brothers, Prins never lost her ability to see the broader picture. She walked away from the game in 2002 out of disgust with the burgeoning corporate corruption, just as its magnitude was becoming clear to the public.

In this acclaimed exposé, named one of the best books of 2004 by The Economist, Barron’s, Library Journal, and The Progressive, Prins provides fascinating firsthand details of day-to-day life in the financial leviathans, with all its rich absurdities. She demonstrates how the much-publicized fraud of recent years resulted from deregulation that trashed the rules of responsible corporate behavior, and not simply the unbridled greed of a select few. While the stock market roared on the back of phony balance sheets, executives made out like bandits and Congress looked the other way. Worse yet, as the new foreword to this edition makes clear, everything remains in place for a repeat performance.

Synopsis:

Prins brings an insider's eye to the boom economy, uncovering the old-boy networks and hot-money flows between Wall Street, Corporate America, and Capitol Hill, and exposing the whitewash reforms brought in to control them.

About the Author

Nomi Prins has worked at Goldman Sachs, Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, and Chase. She has written for the New York Times, Newsday, Fortune, and The Guardian and appeared on numerous international media programs. She is a senior fellow with the public policy center Demos and lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781595580634
Subtitle:
The Corporate Mugging of America
Author:
Prins
Author:
Prins, Nomi
Author:
Prins, Naomi
Publisher:
The New Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
Money & Monetary Policy
Subject:
Corporations
Subject:
Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations
Subject:
Government & Business
Subject:
Corporate & Business History - General
Subject:
Public Policy - Economic Policy
Subject:
Business Ethics
Subject:
Business-History and Biography
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060801
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
342
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.5 in 15 oz

Other books you might like

  1. The Truth about the Drug Companies:... Used Trade Paper $5.50
  2. The Great Unraveling: Losing Our Way...
    Used Hardcover $2.48
  3. Adventure Capitalist: The Ultimate... Used Trade Paper $8.95
  4. The Digital Enterprise: How to... Used Hardcover $1.98
  5. Egalitarian Capitalism: Jobs,... New Hardcover $37.75
  6. Offshoring IT: The Good, the Bad,... New Trade Paper $19.99

Related Subjects

Business » Ethics
Business » General
Business » Management
Business » Writing
History and Social Science » Economics » US Economy
Religion » Comparative Religion » General

Other People's Money (06 Edition) Used Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.00 In Stock
Product details 342 pages New Press - English 9781595580634 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Prins brings an insider's eye to the boom economy, uncovering the old-boy networks and hot-money flows between Wall Street, Corporate America, and Capitol Hill, and exposing the whitewash reforms brought in to control them.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.