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Homewreckers

Aaron Glantz untangles how a group of Wall Street bankers and hedge fund partners transformed a national crisis into a financial bonanza for themselves.

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Review of ‘Homewreckers’

Everyone knows that millions of people lost their homes when the housing bubble burst. Belief in the continued increase in housing prices spurred millions to grab the American dream of homeownership, enticed by wildly lenient mortgages that encouraged them to purchase homes beyond their means. Banks bundled these risky mortgages together and sold them on…

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