Capitalism Without Capital

Hardcover | August 15, 2009

byDimitris N. Chorafas

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This book examines the banking crisis of July/August 2007 and its ensuing after-effects in 2008-2009: economic crisis, credit crunch, massive recapitalization of some banks and nationalization of other banks. The author offers his views on the factors which led to this global financial catastrophe and how it could have been avoided.

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This book examines the banking crisis of July/August 2007 and its ensuing after-effects in 2008-2009: economic crisis, credit crunch, massive recapitalization of some banks and nationalization of other banks. The author offers his views on the factors which led to this global financial catastrophe and how it could have been avoided.

DIMITRIS N. CHORAFAS has advised financial institutions and industrial corporations in strategic planning, risk management, computers and communications systems, and internal controls since 1961. More than 8,000 banking, industrial and government executives have participated in his seminars in the United States, the United Kingdom, Ge...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.69 inPublished:August 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230233465

ISBN - 13:9780230233461

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures *  Preface *  PART I: MONEY * The Destruction of the American Dream * Macroeconomic Crises *  Money Supply and Inflation * The Cost of Money * PART II: DEBT *  Leverage Can Be Highly Counterproductive * Asset Allocation, Credit Regulation and Banking Supervision * PART III: CASE STUDIES * Household Debt and the Housing Markets Debacle * Mea Culpa and the Abuse of Virtual Economt's Freedoms * The G-20 Conference, Central Banks and Garbage Collection * Trillion of Dollars, Euros and Pounds Thrown at the Problem * Notes *  Bibliography *  Index