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Other People"s Money

The Corporate Mugging of America

by Nomi Prins

  • 36 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by New Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Industry & Industrial Studies,
  • Investment & securities,
  • Government & Business,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • USA,
  • Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations,
  • Corporate & Business History - General,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Business Ethics,
  • Corporations,
  • Corrupt practices,
  • Investment banking,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8882601M
    ISBN 101595580638
    ISBN 109781595580634

    Fines for market abuse or mis-selling are a case in point. They have been used to sanction, shame and censure financial firms and individuals. And it is why trust in those operating in financial services is crucial to its effective functioning. Brandeis' central thesis was that the large banking houses were colluding with businessmen to create trusts in America's major industries. Trust in finance, according to surveys of various kinds, put it right at the bottom of the industry league table. The financial services industry, Kay argues, has moved from servant of society to Master of the Universe.

    The consolidation of these ideas became known as the New Freedom. That is in part because he believes it may make a bad situation an over-complex financial system worse. This would mean, for example, separating retail from investment banking activities: rather than cross-dressing, the sober and the sharp suits should be kept in separate wardrobes. Kay recounts in excruciating historical detail how financial markets morphed from partnerships with players with skin in their games to public companies, megabanks dealing with each other and the explosion of derivatives.

    After conferring with his tax professional and Realtor, Mike put a plan in place Other Peoples Money book attempt his first flip. Qualities Innovative Recommendation Professor and Financial Times columnist John Kay deftly explains the development and ramifications of the current global financial system. Download eBook Using other people s money is becoming an increasingly common practice. The heads of these banks, Brandeis pointed out, routinely sat on the boards of railroad companies and large industrial manufacturers of various products, and routinely directed the resources of their banks to promote the interests of their own companies. It also risks giving the least benefit to those who are the most informationally—and, typically, financially—disadvantaged.


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Other People"s Money by Nomi Prins Download PDF Ebook

Kay describes how these processes of fake "wealth" creation have proliferated in today's financial markets, for example in currency trading gains and the absurd volume of derivative positions between the big banks - which probably net out to zero.

After Wilson's election, Louis Brandeis who was responsible for many of Wilson's ideas in the first place wrote a series of articles for Harper's Weekly which outlined why the New Freedom was necessary and how best to implement it. These problems were rooted in excessive risk-taking, Other Peoples Money book and complexity.

The book attacked the use of investment funds to promote the consolidation of various industries Other Peoples Money book the control of a small number of corporations, which Brandeis alleged were working in concert to Other Peoples Money book competition.

The consolidation of these ideas became known as the New Freedom. But this is not the terrible setback it might at first appear; Cartwright is a sophisticated enough writer to make the predictability of these characters seem like part of the joke, as if to underline the moribund nature of the world he depicts.

But if you want to try your hand at it, some cities offer better opportunities than others. Private lenders are regular folks who have disposable cash on hand to invest.

Where others have jumped in feet-first, Kay provides a head-first diagnosis of what contribution finance makes to wider society.

His interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach, offered in plain English, makes frequent use of anecdotes to elucidate hard truths.

He recounts all the incriminating gossip behind the debacle, the fictional stability of Lehman's balance sheet, and points out how US regulations have simply led to ever more clever strategies to game the system. The book received great publicity at the time, and was widely lauded by legal academics.

Their mantras: "liquidity, price discovery and transparency" are judged as little more than ways of facilitating trading activity p. But there is at least some risk financial penalties come to be seen simply as a cost of doing financial services business.

And it also boasts, courtesy of Artair MacCleod's irrepressible pipe-dreams, one of the funniest and most charming closing paragraphs I've read for a long time.

About the book Shortlisted for the Orwell Prize We all depend on the finance sector. His plan included utilizing the equity in his lot to generate the cash needed for the 20 percent down payment and closing costs required to complete the purchase portion of the flip.

He may be "one of those higher loonies, whose whole life is a paranoid performance"; but just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they're not out to get you. The financial sector should undertake four essential jobs: 1 manage the system of payments; 2 bring together the suppliers of capital, or lenders, with the users of capital, or borrowers; 3 facilitate household financial management and estate planning; and 4 assist businesses and individuals with risk management.

He describes the regulatory capture of bureaucrats and cognitive capture of politicians and academics. Here's what the ratings mean: 5 —Solid. He does exceptionally well to navigate the tricky business of writing about money and its byways without bewildering or boring the reader; there is a certain amount of scene-setting that requires talk of catastrophic losses caused by sub primes and collateralised debt instruments and hedge funds, but it is kept to a gratifying minimum.

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But these roles comprise only a tiny sliver of the Other Peoples Money book activity: the vast majority of lending is within the finance sector. I wrote this article myself, and Other Peoples Money book expresses my own opinions.

He is particularly good at conveying the hideously energised, dread-filled atmosphere that builds before an inevitable death, and the strange, shame-tinged realignments that take place in its aftermath.John Kay’s new book, “Other People’s Money”, does the job; it should be read by everyone concerned with preventing the next crisis.

The early books after the crash, like Andrew Ross Sorkin. Full text of "Other people's money, and how the bankers use it" See other formats. Oct 27,  · John Kay: Other People's Money: Masters of the Universe or Servants of the People?

Recorded in London, October About the book: We all .other people's money by those who derive income from pdf sector itself, much of which "contributes little, if anything, pdf the betterment of lives and the efficiency of business." What is needed, he argues, is not more regulation but a reform of the industry so that it gives priority to "financial services that meet the needs of the real economy.".Apr 03,  · Interview: Charles Bagli, Author Of 'Other People's Money' Intwo Manhattan housing projects were at the center of a real estate fiasco that would come to epitomize the housing crisis.On the other ebook Communism does have its advantages as DeVito says.

Other People's Money

All the lawyers are the ones liquidated first. Danny DeVito is an unpleasant looking man who is making people face some unpleasant truths. That's the strength of Other People's Money and why this is such a worthwhile film.