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Michael Lewis the Big Short

The Next Big Short

Michelle Howard | Posted 02.29.2016 | Green
Michelle Howard

If the man who saw the housing market crash and ensuing financial market meltdown is focusing his investments on fresh water, might that be one more reason for us to shift our thinking about the nature, socioeconomic, political and environmental, of water?

Why The Big Short Matters

Dennis M. Kelleher | Posted 01.19.2016 | Politics
Dennis M. Kelleher

The movie The Big Short tells a compelling version of the greatest economic tragedy to hit the country since the Great Depression -- the 2008 financial crash. It also may tell a nightmarish vision of the future.

'Big Short' Author: Break Up the Banks

Nell Minow | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Nell Minow

"The first thing I would do is break up the banks so that they are much smaller and they could all fail."

Interviewing Director Adam McKay On 'The Big Short'

Zaki Hasan | Posted 12.11.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

Faced with making a movie revolving around "mortgage-backed securities" and "tranches" and "collateralized debt obligations" play with mainstream audiences is no easy feat, but McKay manages it with remarkable ease.

Man Bets A Billion Dollars That This Potential European Catastrophe Won't Happen

Posted 06.15.2012 | Business

Someone call Michael Lewis! As investors the world over are running away from all things Europe, some guy is galloping right toward it. Sure, Spai...

Senate Invites Arsonist to Testify on Cause of Fire... Kind Of

Tom Matzzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Matzzie

After all that has happened with the financial crisis and the role that short-sellers played in dragging big companies down into the muck, you'd hope the U.S. Senate wouldn't play this role. But it is going on today.

Michael Lewis's 'The Big Short' Gets Up Close And Personal With Perpetrators Of Financial Catastrophe

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jeff Madrick The New York Review of Books At the Heart of the Crash "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine" by Michael Lewis Norton, 266 pp., $...

Jon Stewart Interviews 'The Big Short' Author Michael Lewis: How A One-Eyed Man Bet Against Wall Street (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Michael Lewis came on "The Daily Show" last night to talk about his new book, "The Big Short," about the few investors who bet against subprime loans ...