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The "Anatomy" segment in the book's later part is plain-spoken, eloquent, elegant in its timeless explanations of credit and its use and misuse (and its part in history and economic busts). It was written around 1931-32, but would perfectly describe subprime's woes and 2008.
"Where the Money Grows" is enjoyable, an anecdote-filled tour of Wall Street and its denizens circa 1911, I think. It takes a lot of the gloss and varnish off the fancy exalted image many hold, and shows the same dreamers and shills one can find (though geographically scattered further) still drawn to its flame today. I like the debunking plain-talk approach to it all. I regret this one is not longer, it is easy on the ears and mind, but has enough substance to keep my attention.
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Especially the two last articles were very interesting and very well explained. I can't believe Milton Friedman didn't read this.