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Bubbles, bankers & bailouts : the global financial crisis and how you can survive it

Author: John Lawrence Reynolds; Barbara Czarnecki
Publisher: Vancouver [B.C.] : Douglas & McIntyre, ©2009
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It arrived like an unpredicted midnight storm-one day political leaders were praising Canada's strong economy, and the next day they declared the country-indeed the entire world-had slipped into a deep recession. How could such financial devastation occur so widely and rapidly? Who were these entities named Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and why should their actions affect us in Canada? What caused a massive insurance  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Reynolds, John Lawrence.
Bubbles, Bankers and Bailouts : The Global Financial Crisis and How You Can Survive It.
Madeira Park : Harbour Publishing, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lawrence Reynolds; Barbara Czarnecki
ISBN: 9781926706801 1926706803
OCLC Number: 659392014
Description: 1 online resource (135 pages)
Contents: Introduction; What the heck happened?; How can the problems of big international banks and insurance companies have a negative effect on me?; Who is to blame for this disaster?; Are we sliding into another Great Depression?; Couldn't the experts see this coming?; Is technology to blame?; How are our leaders dealing with the situation?; How much can we count on President Obama to fix things?; What are other countries doing?; What steps are being taken to prevent this happening again?; What happened to Iceland? How can an entire country go broke?
Other Titles: Bubbles, bankers and bailouts
Responsibility: John Lawrence Reynolds ; [editing by Barbara Czarnecki].
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It arrived like an unpredicted midnight storm-one day political leaders were praising Canada's strong economy, and the next day they declared the country-indeed the entire world-had slipped into a deep recession. How could such financial devastation occur so widely and rapidly? Who were these entities named Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and why should their actions affect us in Canada? What caused a massive insurance company to declare losses of hundreds of billions of dollars? Where will it end-at your workplace, your doorstep, or your savings account and RRSP?Bubbles, Bankers & Bailouts address.

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