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Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable

by Mark Gilbert

Book Reviews

"Reading Gilbert's book is a good place to start to understand what happened. In the end, that understanding may help to prevent future failures while keeping the American home ownership dream alive."
--Suite 101 Business Books

Online Reviews

"I think this book is a great objective view of what went on in the financial industry and government that caused the crisis to be so devastating. If you are a news junkie or a history buff then you would love this book."
--Wise Bread

"If you want to understand how this became a crisis so that you can be aware of the warning signs if it happens again, I highly recommend this informative read."
--Epinions

"[Gilbert] does have the merit of pulling together all of the divergent strands and tying them together cogently. And he does it with style. His prose is colorful, figurative and allusive."
--Blog Critics

"I liked his detailed approach in explaining financial terms and processes."
--The Desultory Life & Times

"It remains a mystery to many, so this book goes behind the scenes to explain how the sub-prime mortgage loans finally imploded."
--Book Views

"I've been searching for a one-volume, easy-to-understand explanation of the financial meltdown, and I believe I've found it in Mark Gilbert's Complicit."
--Chron Watch

"Mark Gilbert, Bloomberg columnist, provides an in depth and clear portrayal of both the global economics and Wall Street's decline through greed and irresponsibility."
--Economics 101

"The book breaks down the smokescreen of big finance into small bytes of information that can be digested by the average reader without a degree in finance."
--DesiCritics

"Complicit is an engaging and accessible read."
--Enter Stage Right

"The common sense tone makes a very complex subject accessible to everyone."
--Beth's Book Review Blog

"We've all intuited that the latest financial crisis was caused by greed for filthy lucre. The only question is, What was the mechanism? Journalist Mark Gilbert sets out to provide the answer in Complicit: How Greed and Collusion Made the Credit Crisis Unstoppable."
--True Small Caps