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Author Frank, Robert, 1968-

Title The High-Beta Rich : how the manic wealthy will take us to the next boom, bubble, and bust / Robert Frank.

Imprint New York : Crown Business, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    330.97309 FRA    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 239 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Giving up the gulfstream -- 1: The rise of high-beta wealth -- Who repo'd my yacht? -- 1982: the magic year for wealth -- 2: The suddenly non-rich -- Homes likes white elephants -- Lucky's landing -- The make-believe billionaire -- 3: Trickle-down risks -- Big money ruins everything -- Giving jeeves the pink slip -- What's wrong with California? -- 4: Solving for Beta -- The low-Beta rich -- The future of high-Beta wealth.
Summary A sharp critique of the ultra-wealthy Americans who have contributed to today's economic conditions and heightened economic inequities.
Subject Wealth -- United States.
Rich people -- United States.
Millionaires -- United States.
Business cycles -- United States.
Recessions -- United States.
Financial crises -- United States.
ISBN 9780307589897

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