This is a rigorous account of the worst financial crisis since 1929 from the three primary architects of the American response-from why it happened to where we are now.
Ben S. Bernanke, currently a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, was the chairman of the Federal Reserve from 2006 to 2014. He is the author of The Courage to Act. Timothy F. Geithner is currently President of Warburg Pincus and was the 75th Secretary of the Treasury for President Obama's first term. He is the author of Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises. Hank M. Paulson Jr. is the founder and chairman of the Paulson Institute, and served as the 74th Secretary of the Treasury under President Bush. He is the author of On the Brink and Dealing with China.
I'm glad I didn't have to do the job that these three 'fire chiefs' did. I learned much from this book I had not previously known. Its cautions for the future should be required reading for all policy makers. -- Warren Buffett