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Masters of the Universe, Slaves of the Market

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HARDCOVER

$49.50 • £39.95 • €44.50

ISBN 9780674743885

Publication Date: 03/09/2015

Text

400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

29 graphs, 1 table

World

  • Abbreviations
  • Introduction
  • 1. Masters of the Universe
  • 2. “Slaves” of Markets and Structures
  • 3. Bank Performance in the United States and the United Kingdom
  • 4. Bank Performance in Australia and Canada
  • 5. US Banking: Exciting but Not Very Safe
  • 6. The United Kingdom: Banking and Bankruptcy
  • 7. The Survivors: Why Some Banks in the United States and the United Kingdom Avoided the Carnage
  • 8. Getting It Right: Australia and Canada
  • 9. Bank Reform: Winning Battles but Losing the War?
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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