Barry Ritholtz explains how greed destroyed the American economic system.

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June 4 2009 6:36 AM

Bailout Nation

Barry Ritholtz explains how greed destroyed the American economic system.

The Big Money presents Every Day I Read the Book, featuring Daniel Gross. Dan's guest is Barry Ritholtz, author of the book Bailout Nation: How Greed and Easy Money Corrupted Wall Street and Shook the World Economy.

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Daniel Gross is a longtime Slate contributor. His most recent book is Better, Stronger, Faster . Follow him on Twitter.

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