Explores the possible causes of the banking crisis, including greed, deregulation, government policies, excessive compensation and excessive debt. Examines the current stability of the U.S. banking system and the effect of bailouts, as well as possible fixes like increased regulation or nationalization. Also looks at the role played by foreign investments and banks in the crisis.
"Opposing Viewpoints series examines controversial issues by examining diverse viewpoints. This series contains many current topics in the news. This year's entries include books about obesity, energy alternatives, ethics, and tobacco and smoking."
--Book of Note 2011, Tri State Young Adult Review Group
Price: US $42.95