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❮EPUB❯ ❁ Makers and Takers ✼ Author Rana Foroohar – Formresponse.co.uk Eight years on from the biggest market meltdown since the Great Depression the key lessons of the crisis of 2008 still remain unlearned—and our financial system is just as vulnerable as ever Many ofEight years on from the biggest market meltdown since the Great Depression the key lessons of the crisis of 2008 still remain unlearned—and our financial system is just as vulnerable as ever Many of us know that our government failed to fix the banking system after the subprime mortgage crisis But what few of us realize is how the misguided financial practices and philosophies that nearly toppled the global financial system have come to infiltrate ALL American businesses  putting us on a collision course for another cataclysmic meltdown Drawing on in depth reporting and exclusive interviews at the highest rungs of Wall Street and Washington Time assistant managing editor and economic columnist Rana Foroohar shows how the “financialization of America” the trend by which finance and its way of.

Thinking have come to reign supreme is perpetuating Wall Street's reign over Main Street widening the gap between rich and poor and threatening the future of the American Dream Policy makers get caught up in the details of regulating “Too Big To Fail” banks but the problems in our market system go much broader and deeper than that Consider that · Thanks to 40 years of policy changes and bad decisions only about 15 % of all the money in our market system actually ends up in the real economy – the rest stays within the closed loop of finance itself · The financial sector takes a uarter of all corporate profits in this country while creating only 4 % of American jobs · The tax code continues to favor debt over euity making it easier for companies to hoard cash overseas rather than reinvest it.

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eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ Rana Foroohar is a Iranian American assistant managing editor for Time magazine In the past she was an economics and foreign editor at Newsweek where she had previously worked as a London based correspondent covering Europe and the Middle East For this reporting she received the German Marshall Fund's Peter R Weitz Prize for transatlantic reporting

makers pdf takers book Makers and ebok Makers and Takers MOBIThinking have come to reign supreme is perpetuating Wall Street's reign over Main Street widening the gap between rich and poor and threatening the future of the American Dream Policy makers get caught up in the details of regulating “Too Big To Fail” banks but the problems in our market system go much broader and deeper than that Consider that · Thanks to 40 years of policy changes and bad decisions only about 15 % of all the money in our market system actually ends up in the real economy – the rest stays within the closed loop of finance itself · The financial sector takes a uarter of all corporate profits in this country while creating only 4 % of American jobs · The tax code continues to favor debt over euity making it easier for companies to hoard cash overseas rather than reinvest it.

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  1. BlackOxford BlackOxford says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIThe Ideology of Corporate FinanceAround the turn of the 20th century the economic power of the world shifted from capitalists who made things to capitalists who made money The source of the change was the mid 19th century discovery of limited liability and its rapid dissemination


  2. Andrew Tollemache Andrew Tollemache says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBII was really looking forward to reading a good analysis of the perils of financialization how it came to pass and what can be done about it Unfortunately Makers and Takers is not that book Rana Foroohar who is a long time financial journalist has written a book that is filled with both factual errors no mutual funds were not invented in the 1970s nor did our debacle in Vietnam stem largely from Robert McNamara's background in system and data analysis and shoddy shoddy thinking Her biggest mistakes are in her reasoning and argument development Now financialization is a fuzzy concept that lends itself to numerous interpretations Rana just includes just about everything from the Innovators Dilemma to general corporate mismanagement Much can be said in criticism about the drive to literally focus on nothing but the stock price It often leads to company managements making all types of p


  3. Susan Susan says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIWhat Dark Money was to political realities in 2016 Makers and Takers is to the economic reality of the USA in 2016 Foroohar traces the 2008 crises causes loopholes remaining tax advantages to corporations examples of corporate welfare and assorted other Wall Street advantages and power over Congress and US economy as a whole Bankers and financialization of our economy is the driving force behind sluggish recovery stagnant wages and growing income ineuality that will not and cannot be remedied only by raising the minimum wage The everyday trading back and forth of debt in various forms between one bank one company one hedge fund and others etc generates substantial income for bankers and stockholders but does nothing for investment for the future of said companies themselves or America as a whole This is NOT the way our economy used to work It is the way it has worked since Wall Street slowly and methodically lobbied its way into a regulation elimination her


  4. Diego Diego says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIThere are 2 types of CEOs the short term greedy vs long term innovator It must take balls to not please your shareholders in the short term Financialization is a company culture and political disease It destroys a productive company or manufacturer And the American MBA education is breeding this greedy thought processTwo ways that people will think about financial engineering either it's good business because you are growing the stock price making money and pleasing Wall Street or it's destroying the company by taking heavy risk and will fail hor


  5. Andrew Andrew says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIMakers and Takers The Rise of Finance and the Fall of American Business by Rana Foroohar is an interesting look at the changing landscape of American Business and macroconomic finance The book examines the post 2008 economic crisis economy in the United States and examines what the author terms as the financialization of the American economy This means the movement toward financial products and rentier behaviour by corporate and government entities Corporations appear to be seeking monetary gain by dealing in increasingly complex financial vehicles and systems becoming bank like This means they utilize shareholder buybacks and distribute cash out of their coffers to increase corporate shareholder value This may increase their temporary value on th


  6. Charles J Charles J says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIImprisoned inside this book is a good book screaming to get out Buried alive like the Man in the Iron Mask this Hidden Book offers worthwhile insights into and criticism of the crony capitalism that has choked the free market out of our finance system But the Hidden Book has disappeared from view under the crushing weight of authorial ignorance and an idol of or rather an entire marble temple erected to Elizabeth Warren So each time the author of “Makers and Takers”


  7. D.L. Morrese D.L. Morrese says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIIt is uite obvious that there is something fundamentally wrong with our economic system a system in which the CEO of a corporation is paid several hundred times the wage of its average worker A system in which the wages of workers have remained flat despite decades of productivity growth A system in which well over half the wealth of the nation is held by 1% its people A system in which as the author tells us the top twenty five hedge fund managers in America make than all of the country's kindergarten teachers combined But unjust wealth distribution is not the only problem Our financial system as it exists today may actually be detrimental to our economyIn this book Rana Foroohar a business writer for Time Magazine and a CNN economic analyst argues that Wall Street financiers have warped the system to their benefit They have successfully pushed the idea that


  8. Scott Lee Scott Lee says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBII'm not an expert on any of the things that Foroohar covers I've taken basic ie High SchoolAP level economics taught a semester or two at that level and try to follow what I can of what's happening at the intersection of business and politics especially banking and politics I've found Foroohar's columns in Time well balanced and well argued and was excited to see she'd written a book I don't know enough to challenge this book or to really read it critically Okay not true I'm an English teacher I know enough of rhetoric and logic to read aspects of the book critically In the sense of putting together a well researched argument that is clear and cogent she's done a fantastic job In the end this feels true or at least a true as we can get in our skeptical age the best effort of an intelligent passionate person to present the truth and its implications as she sees it I don't know enough to know if she's right but I feel driven to investigate further and really learn this


  9. Herzog Herzog says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBII always enjoy Rana Foroohar's columns I find them concise and insightful This book is in that same tradition She sets the Paul Ryan analysis of makers and takers on its head identifying the financialization industry as the true takers and those enterprises contributing to society's progress as the makers Along the way she even handedly addresses issues critical to our capitalist system the financialization of our businesses the failures of American business education the problems with maximizing shareholder value and stock buybacks the finan


  10. Lada Lada says:

    eBook formresponse.co.uk Ò Makers and Takers eBook Í Makers and PDF \ makers pdf, takers book, Makers and ebok, Makers and Takers MOBIHoly crap This book really scared me At times it seemed contradictory eg privately financed firms do better because they are not beholden to increasing short term shareholder value but


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