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9781586488123

The Match King Ivar Kreuger, The Financial Genius Behind a Century of Wall Street Scandals

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    9781586488123

  • ISBN10:

    1586488120

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-03-09
  • Publisher: PublicAffairs
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Summary

Partnoy writes an all-too prescient parable of how unregulated markets, greed, and unchecked ambition can wreak havoc on an economic system.

Author Biography

Frank Partnoy is the author of F.I.A.S.C.O.: Blood in the Water on Wall Street and Infectious Greed: How Deceit and Greed Corrupted the Financial Markets. A graduate of Yale Law School, he is the George E. Barrett Professor of Law and Finance at the University of San Diego.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Coming to Americap. 1
Getting to Lee Higgp. 15
The Speechp. 29
Trouble at Homep. 46
The Green Eye Shadep. 59
Poland Firstp. 70
Le Boomp. 91
The Match Palacep. 112
A Weekend in Germanyp. 135
One Last Chancep. 156
Coming Back to Americap. 179
Death in the Airp. 193
Greatness?p. 201
Codap. 218
A Note on Sources and Acknowledgementsp. 227
Bibliographyp. 230
Notesp. 236
Indexp. 263
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