Books Worth Reading: Housing & Financial Market

Posted on December 16, 2010

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All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis (Joe Nocera, Bethany McLean) – 30 year history about the run-up to the mortgage and financial crisis.

Fooling Some of the People All of the Time: A Long Short Story (David Einhorn) – Hedge fund manager explains how he saw taking the short was the right way to go in 2008.

This Time is Different (Carmen M. Reinhart, Kenneth Rogoff) – Deeply analytical and economics-based.  Was recommend by Kyle Bass at a conference I attended earlier this Fall.

The Big Short (Michael Lewis) – Lewis wrote “Liars Poker”

The Greatest Trade Ever: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of How John Paulson Defied Wall Street and Made Financial History (Gregory Zuckerman)

Too Big to Fail (Andrew Ross Sorkin) – A play-by-play of the week of Lehman’s collapse.