Summary: ''Before regulators throw block trades, bond swaps, bridge financing, butterfly spreads and Black-Scholes out with the bathwater, they should find time to read Niall Ferguson?s The Ascent of Money.? ?The Wall Street Journal ?[An] excellent, just in time guide to the history of finance and financial crisis.? ?The Washington Post ? Shrewdly anticipates many aspects of the current financial crisis, which has toppled banks, precipitated gigantic government bailouts and upended global ...show moremarkets.? ?Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 08
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