Then, very quickly and with little warning, it ground to a devastating halt. Businesses were immobilized by the capital crunch caused by the falling stock market. The fallout was felt nationwide. Millions of hard-working Americans lost their jobs, homes, and savings. Many lost everything.
Across America, people asked the same question: What happened?
In Who Shot Goldilocks?, William D. Rutherford outlines in detail the economic and policy decisions that helped create the greatest generation of wealth in American history - and the incredible actions that ultimately destroyed it. Who Shot Goldilocks? presents a clear-eyed view of the inner workings of the American economy, explains how policy decisions affecting millions are made, and shows how the people responsible for maintaining the course of the economy failed. It is necessary reading for anyone concerned about America's place in the global economy now and in the future.