Chapter 1: Looking Upstream

1. Mark Pittman and Bob Ivry, “Financial Rescue Nears GDP as Pledges Top $12.8 Trillion (Update1),”, March 31, 2009, armOzfkwtCA4&refer=worldwide (accessed February 25, 2010).

2. Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed (New York: Viking, 2005), 248–76.

Chapter 2: Modern Alchemists and the Sport of Moneymaking

Epigraph. John Maynard Keynes, The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money(Cambridge: Macmillan Cambridge University Press, for Royal Economic Society, 1936), chap, 12, sec. 6.

1. John C. Edmunds, “Securities: The New World Wealth Machine,” Foreign Policy, no. 104, Fall 1996, 118–19, ...

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