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Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy by Aaron Task, Barry Ritholtz

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Chapter 1: A Brief History of Bailouts

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Chapter 2: The Creation of the Federal Reserve, and Its Role in Creating Our Bailout Nation

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Chapter 3: Pre-Bailout Nation (1860–1942)

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Chapter 4: Industrial-Era Bailouts (1971–1995)

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Chapter 5: Stock Market Bailouts (1987–1995)

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Chapter 6: The Irrational Exuberance Era (1996–1999)

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Chapter 7: The Tech Wreck (2000–2003)

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Chapter 8: The Backwards, Rate-Driven Economy

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Chapter 9: The Mad Scramble for Yield

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Chapter 10: The Machinery of Subprime

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Chapter 11: Radical Deregulation, Nonfeasance

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Chapter 12: Strange Connections, Unintended Consequences

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Chapter 13: Moral Hazard: Why Bailouts Cause Future Problems

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Chapter 14: 2008: Suicide by Democracy

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Chapter 15: The Fall of Bear Stearns

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Chapter 16: Dot-Com Penis Envy

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Chapter 17: Year of the Bailout, Part I: The Notorious AIG

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Chapter 18: The Year of the Bailout, Part II: Too Big to Succeed?

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