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Author Bair, Sheila.

Title Bull by the horns : fighting to save Main Street from Wall Street and Wall Street from itself / Sheila Bair.

Imprint New York : Free Press, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    330.973 BAI    Available
Edition 1st Free Press hardcover ed.
Description viii, 415, [8] p. of plates : ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 367-388) and index.
Contents The golden age of banking -- Turning the titanic -- The fight over Basel II -- The skunk at the garden party -- Subprime is "contained" -- Stepping over a dollar to pick up a nickel : helping home owners, round one -- The audacity of that woman -- The Wachovia blindside -- Bailing out the boneheads -- Doubling down on Citi : bailout number two -- Helping home owners, round two -- Obama's election : the more thing change-- -- Helping home owners, round three -- The $100 billion club -- The care and feeding of Citigroup : bailout number three -- Finally saying no -- Never again -- It's all about the compensation -- The Senate's Orwellian debate -- Dodd-Frank implementation : the final stretch (or so I thought) -- Robo-signing erupts -- The return to Basel -- Too small to save -- Squinting in the public spotlight -- Farewell to the FDIC -- How Main Street can tame Wall Street -- It could have been different.
Subject Bair, Sheila.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Subprime mortgage loans -- United States.
Subprime mortgage loans -- Government policy -- United States.
Financial crises -- United States.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Stock exchanges -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2009-
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009.
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