Nice work from Michael Lewis, circa 1989:

michael lewis japan quake 1989

Hat tip Paul Kedrosky

http://paul.kedrosky.com/archives/2011/03/michael_lewis_1.html

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3 Responses to “1989: How a Tokyo Earthquake Could Devastate Wall Street & World Economy”

  1. bda_guy says:

    A little tidbit….

    In Michael Lewis’ book, “The Money Culture”, published in 1991, he fictionalizes this Japanese earthquake scenario using the future date of (if I recall correctly) Sept 1st, 1993. On Sept 1st, 1993, there indeed was an notable earthquake felt in Tokyo (although of a non-damaging magnitude).

    I always wondered how well his scenario would have played out if the big one truly did hit.

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  3. louis says:

    This is great, Good thing we kept AIG going, Timmy does not believe Japan will come calling for their money, we shall see.