Ritholtz has been observing capital markets with a critical eye for 20 years. With a background in math & sciences and a law school degree, he is not your typical Wall St. persona. He left Law for Finance, working as a trader, researcher and strategist before graduating to asset management
"Scene: U of Chicago economics class taught by Milton Friedman. After a late night of studying, a student falls asleep in class. This sent Friedman into a tizzy and he came over and pounded on the desk, demanding an answer to a question he had just posed. The student, shaken but now awake says 'I'm sorry Professor, I missed the question -- but the answer is increase the money supply...' "
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How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy