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American Revolution: The Fall of Wall Street and the Rise of Barack Obama (Quarterly Essay #32)
Where were you when America elected Barack Obama? Kate Jennings was in New York, eyes wide open, completing her take on an amazing time: "the run-up to the election ... a time when every day felt like a year and we became slightly crazed from worry but also mesmerised, unable to switch off the cable news stations, obsessively tracking the DOW, VIX, LIBOR spreads, polls in ...more
Paperback, 132 pages
Published December 2008 by Black Inc.
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A very simple account of the run up to the 2008 election, interesting only as a reminder of how optimistic some of us were back then. Full of feeble observations on the markets and Obama such as: The likelihood of him being chewed up and spat out by Washington is low. Ahem.
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