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    • The End of Alchemy

    • Money, Banking, and the Future of the Global Economy
    • By: Mervyn King
    • Narrated by: Greg Wagland
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 290
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 242
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 241

    Something is wrong with our banking system. We all sense that, but Mervyn King knows it firsthand; his 10 years at the helm of the Bank of England, including at the height of the financial crisis, revealed profound truths about the mechanisms of our capitalist society. In The End of Alchemy, he offers us an essential work about the history and future of money and banking, the keys to modern finance.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Two books in one, both very fine

    • By Philo on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The End of Alchemy

    • Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy
    • By: Mervyn King
    • Narrated by: Roger Davis
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    The past 20 years saw unprecedented growth and stability followed by the worst financial crisis the industrialised world has ever witnessed. In the space of little more than a year, what had been seen as the age of wisdom was viewed as the age of foolishness. Almost overnight, belief turned into incredulity. Most accounts of the recent crisis focus on the symptoms and not the underlying causes of what went wrong.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Complicated matt presented undestandebly

    • By Erik on 08-10-17

    Regular price: $20.65