When Bubbles Burst

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  • Copyright: 2009-03-05
  • Publisher: Quercus
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What will be the outcome of the current financial crisis? How bad will the recession get? Could it turn into a depression? How far will house prices fall? Will the downturn lead to deflation or will the measures to deal with it eventually lead to inflation?

Author Biography

Now based in Toronto, John Calverley is Head of Research, North America, Standard Chartered Bank. He was previously Chief Economist and Strategist of American Express Bank. His earlier books include Bubbles and How to Survive Them. He is a well-known commentator and appears frequently on CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg and other television stations.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introduction: Why Bubbles Matterp. 1
Bubbles and the Economyp. 9
An Anatomy of Bubblesp. 11
The Great Depressionp. 26
Japan and the Specter of Deflationp. 42
The 1990s Stock Bubble and Reflationp. 57
The Housing Bubblep. 71
The Worldwide Boomp. 73
Britain's Bubble Burstsp. 84
US Bubble and Bustp. 97
The Financial Crisis and Household Debtp. 107
Origins and Solutionsp. 123
The Pathology of Bubblesp. 125
Valuing Markets Sensiblyp. 139
New Policy Approachesp. 161
Strategies for Investorsp. 183
Final Thoughts: After the Housing Bustp. 197
Notesp. 215
Indexp. 229
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