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The fear factor : what happens when fear grips Wall Street

Author: Colin Read
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The science behind and economic consequences of fear are explained by demonstrating how fear can drive markets to disastrous lows and how the financial industry profits most when fear and volatility are highest. The reader is offered recommendations that can resolve market fears and bolster world economies"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Read
ISBN: 9780230228467 0230228461
OCLC Number: 317926506
Description: xi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of risk: The biology and psychology of fear ; An economic definition of fear and risk --
The supply and demand of loanable funds: The demand side ; The supply side ; Balance of capital --
Measurement of risk: The risk premium : how risk affects expected returns ; The fear premium ; The demographics of risk and fear ; The microeconomics of risk aversion --
The problems with risk: Moral hazard ; Privatized gains and socialized losses ; Adverse selection and imperfect information ; Risk, uncertainty, fear, and gambling --
Risk and the market: Market volatility and returns ; Fear, panic, and market returns ; The fear factor --
A history of panics: A brief history of the fear gripped market ; The Roaring Twenties and the Great Crash ; The depression-gripped economy ; Along comes Keynes --
Coordination failures: The market for lemmings, or A tale of two cultures ; The role of machines and programmed trading ; The ratings agencies : more perfect information? --
Social responsibility as an antidote to fear: Where were the regulators ; Ethics and social responsibility ; Wall Street, Main Street, and the social contract --
Institutions that ameliorate or amplyfy fear: The media as an antidote to fear ; Politics that fan the flames of fear ; Is there more to fear than fear itself? --
Solutions and conclusions: Economic leadership as an antidote to fear ; A dozen prescriptions to take back the markets --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Colin Read.

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A fascinating discussion of the role played by fear in financial market panics. Professor Read demonstrates, in easy-to-understand terms, that rising market fear portends to major financial declines.  Read more...

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