In a natural follow-up to his international bestseller The Crash of 2008: The New Paradigm for Financial Markets, legendary financier and philanthropist George Soros reflects on world finance over the years of deepening crisis. People want to read Soros's opinions on financial matters, especially in this bleak economic time Bestselling author Soros has great track, especially on his finance books. New Paradigm for Financial Markets and The Crisis of Global Capitalism were both New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestsellers. Reflects Soros's deep disagreement with policies promoted by Obama advisor Larry Summers There will be a major media campaign and publicity for this book In this collection of his recent writings on the global financial situation, George Soros presents his views and analysis of key economic policy choices leading up to, during, and following the financial crisis of 2008-2009.
Soros explores domestic and international policy choices like how to manage the (then) potential implosion of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, options for ‘setting a floor’ on the collapsing housing market; deploying measures to stem global contagion from the sub-prime crisis, alternative options on bailing out lesser developed countries and why this was vital, how to bring the credit default swap industry under control, the structural problems of European economic management, and more.