In this part heart-rending memoir, part expose of fundamentalist Islamic terrorism, finance expert Janet Tavakoli bears witness to the incompatibility of Western values and fundamentalist Islam. >In 1978, Janet Tavakoli moved to Tehran with her Iranian husband and witnessed the overthrow of the progressive Shah and the birth of the fundamentalist Islamic Republic of Iran.
"An interesting read about Islam"
When control of the Vatican is at stake, money talks, and nobody plays fair. Italian intelligence specialist Michael Visconte is shocked by the brutal murder of a Jesuit priest, who turns out to be a hedge fund manager for the Vatican. The victim, Father Matteo Pintozzi, achieved an unblemished record of extraordinary returns.
"I want the next volume in the series"
Financial insider Janet Tavakoli illuminates what led to the collapse of 2008 and delves into the connection between Wall Street and Washington. From hidden information to false names to suicides, this fascinating memoir offers a clear, precise account of the state of the economic world.
"The counter-narrative to Geithner, Paulson, et al."
Janet Tavakoli takes you into the world of Warren Buffett by way of the recent mortgage meltdown. In correspondence and discussion with him over two years, they both saw the writing on the wall, made clear by the implosion of Bear Stearns. Tavakoli, in clear and engaging prose, explains how the credit mess happened beginning with the mortgage lending Ponzi schemes funded by investment banks, then moving on to the Fed bailout and its impact on the dollar.
"Insecure Author, Irritating Narrator..."
El agente especial de inteligencia italiana y ex alumno jesuita Michael Visconte está conmocionado por el brutal asesinato de un sacerdote jesuita, que resulta ser un administrador de fondos de cobertura para el Vaticano. La víctima, el padre Matteo Pintozzi, había logrado un impecable record de extraordinarios retornos.