Even people not that interested in the economy and the recession filling our screens and airwaves will benefit from and enjoy this book.
This collection of articles gives an easy and digestible picture of the financial mess : what's been going on, what's happening now, and what's coming very soon.
These 27 different essays from writers with varying viewpoints and backgrounds are easy to pick up and dip into. The articles are meant to be read in any order you feel like.
It's thought-provoking ("...if Lehman Brothers had been Lehman Sisters, would it have been run so recklessly?"), sometimes amusing ("On Wall Street, there is supposed to be no free lunch, unless you are eating someone else for breakfast"), and contains articles that predicted new disasters like the death agonies of the euro currency ages ago.
Bored and confused? Better late than never, at long last 'Collateral Damage' is your simple introduction to all the money-madness opinions, diagnoses, and forecasts, in one slim, light, easy-to-carry paperback.
Can you afford not to read it?