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    • Liquidated: An Ethnography of Wall Street

    • By: Karen Zouwen Ho
    • Narrated by: Cynthia Wallace
    • Length: 15 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Financial collapses - whether of the junk bond market, the Internet bubble, or the highly leveraged housing market-are often explained as the inevitable result of market cycles: What goes up must come down. In Liquidated, Karen Ho punctures the aura of the abstract, all-powerful market to show how financial markets, and particularly booms and busts, are constructed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • essential for understanding the state of the world

    • By Timothy on 07-03-18

    Regular price: $24.95