Financial Boom and Gloom: The Credit and Banking Crisis of 2007-2009 and Beyond

Hardcover | April 15, 2009

byDimitris N. Chorafas

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The credit and banking crisis which hit the western world in 2007/2008 has and will continue to have far-reaching after-effects. At their core are Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs) and Credit Default Swaos (CDSs), the main themes of this book.

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The credit and banking crisis which hit the western world in 2007/2008 has and will continue to have far-reaching after-effects. At their core are Collateralized Debt Obligations (CDOs) and Credit Default Swaos (CDSs), the main themes of this book.

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, England, Germany, Ital...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.72 × 5.82 × 0.9 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023057811X

ISBN - 13:9780230578111

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Table of Contents

Preface
PART I: CREDIT CRUNCH ASHES AND PAINS
The Mismanagement of Credit Risk
The Fed Has Got It Wrong
The Globalization of Credit Risk
PART II: THE SUBPRIMES CRISIS
Earthquake in the Subprime Mortgage Market
The Industralization of Credit Risk
Leveraged Instruments, Their Credit Rating and Other Unorthodox Practices
Northern Rock. A Case Study on Failure of Prudential Supervision
PART III: BANK SUPERVISORS AND THEIR REMIT
Responsibilities of Financial Regulation
Solvency, Liquidity, Asset-backed Paper and the Carry Trade
Is There a Remedy to the Problems of Bank Supervision?
Glossary
Index