Robert F. Bruner is the Dean of the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and Charles C. Abbott Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia. He is the author or coauthor of more than 400 case studies and notes as well as the author of two other Wiley titles, Applied Mergers and Acquisitions and Deals from Hell. Bruner has served as a consultant to over twenty corporations and the U.S. government and, prior to his academic career, worked as a commercial banker and venture capitalist. He holds a BA from Yale University, and an MBA and DBA from Harvard University.
Sean D. Carr is the Director of Corporate Innovation Programs at the Darden School's Batten Institute, University of Virginia. Previously, Carr spent a decade as a journalist, having served as a producer for both CNN and ABC News's World News Tonight with Peter Jennings.
Foreword: Within a Fraction of Disaster.
Chapter 1 Wall Street Oligarchs.
Chapter 2 A Shock to the System.
Chapter 3 The “Silent” Crash.
Chapter 4 Credit Anorexia.
Chapter 5 Copper King.
Chapter 6 The Corner and the Squeeze.
Chapter 7 Falling Dominoes.
Chapter 8 Clearing House.
Chapter 9 Knickerbocker.
Chapter 10 A Vote of No Confidence.
Chapter 11 A Classic Run.
Chapter 12 Such Assistance as May Be Necessary.
Chapter 13 Trust Company of America.
Chapter 14 Crisis on the Exchange.
Chapter 15 A City in Trouble.
Chapter 16 A Delirium of Excitement.
Chapter 17 Modern Medici.
Chapter 18 Instant and Far-Reaching Relief.
Chapter 19 Turning the Corner.
Chapter 20 Ripple Effects.
Lessons Financial Crises as a Perfect Storm.
Reflections on the Centennial: The Subprime Crisis Commencing in 2007.
Appendix A: Key Figures after the Panic.
Appendix B: Definitions.
About the Authors.