Tag Archive | Wall Street

James Donaldson’s Book Review: Catastrophe: The Story of Bernard L. Madoff – The Man Who Swindled the World by Deborah Strober

A fantastic recounting of the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme that was orchestrated by Bernie Madoff, throughout about 25 years or so. It all came crashing down during the Wall Street and financial meltdown of 2008 – 2009. Madoff, was a respected Wall Street financier, fund manager and former chairman of NASDAQ. Even though he often […]

James Donaldson’s Book Review: Bailout Nation by Barry Ritholtz

http://www.audible.com/search/ref=sr_lftbox_1_1 Someone reminded me the other day that what our country needs is a “National Crises” in order to do an about-face and get its priorities in order again.  I thought to myself “$16 trillion of national debt… and rapidly growing!!!”, should be crises enough! Bailout Nation is an excellent audio book that points out […]