Uncontrolled Risk

Uncontrolled Risk

The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and How Systemic Risk Can Still Bring Down the World Financial System

Book - 2010
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A risk advisor for top financial institutions explains how limitless risky behaviors toppled a 158-year-old institution, using the story to illuminate the interconnection of the global financial system, as well as broader policy implications.
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2010
ISBN: 9780071638296
0071638296
Branch Call Number: 332.66 W72u
Characteristics: viii, 247 pages ; 24 cm

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A dramatic account of the Lehman Brothers’ rise and fall and how risky behaviors toppled a 158-year-old institution. Poor decisions, mistakes and ignored warnings can have a negative affect on the whole financial industry. Can the problem be fixed? Can we learn from the mistakes of the key pla... Read More »


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