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In Fed We Trust: Ben Bernanke's War on the Great Panic

By: David Wessel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Crown Business: August 2009

Seller ID: 117999

ISBN: 0307459683

Condition: Used - Good


"Whatever it takes" That was Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's vow as the worst financial panic in more than fifty years gripped the world and he struggled to avoid the once unthinkable: a repeat of the Great Depression. Brilliant but temperamentally cautious, Bernanke researched and wrote about the causes of the Depression during his career as an academic. Then when thrust into a role as one of the most important people in the world, he was compelled to boldness by circumstances he never anticipated. The president of the United States can respond instantly to a missile attack wi... View more info