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The Big Short: How to make a killing off of financial ruin

by Patt Morrison

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The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine Norton, W.W. & Company Inc.

Maybe a dozen or so people in the entire world saw the financial meltdown coming – and it wasn’t the people who might have stopped it. The book “The Big Short” brings us the men who made billions betting on red – red ink and financial ruin – and how complicating all that risk managed to hide it from the rest of us. Michael Lewis, author of “Moneyball,” “Liar's Poker,” and “The Blind Side,” chronicles the 2008 financial collapse through stories of the people who realized what was happening to the U.S. economy as it was happening — and made fortunes by betting against the markets.

Guest:

Michael Lewis, contributing editor to Vanity Fair and author of “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine,” “Liar's Poker,” “Moneyball,” and “The Blind Side”

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