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Book Title: Dear Mr. Buffett: What an Investor Learns 1,269 Miles from Wall Street|
The author of the book: Janet M. Tavakoli
Date of issue: January 9th 2009
ISBN 13: 9780470406786
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“Buffett, Tavakoli Flag Scheme Bigger Than Madoff’s” – Bloomberg News
"Full of anecdotes, details and character sketches that add depth...she knows her stuff, has strong opinions and turns a colourful quote." - Financial Times
“An excellent read, loaded with information about the goings-on in the financial sector in the US…racy, laced with wit.” – Business Standard
"Tavakoli tugs vigorously at the seemingly disparate threads of the current financial crisis, naming names, citing cases and leaving no schmuck — whether investment bank, credit rating agency, monoline insurer, mortgage brokers, regulators and their ilk — unspared. Based on more than 20 years in the derivatives arena, and having served time at Salomon Bros, Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs, she knows that of what and who she speaks. Should anyone ever display the slightest interest in criminalizing the criminals who led us down this path, a prosecutor could do worse than ordering up copies for the grand jury." – Seeking Alpha
From the publisher (John Wiley & Sons): Janet Tavakoli takes you into the world of Warren Buffett by way of the recent mortgage meltdown. In correspondence and discussion with him over 2 years, they both saw the writing on the wall, made clear by the implosion of Bear Stearns. Tavakoli, in clear and engaging prose, explains how the credit mess happened beginning with the mortgage lending Ponzi schemes funded by investment banks, the Fed bailout and its impact on the dollar. Through her narrative, we hear from Warren Buffett and learn how his enduring principles caused him to see the mess that was coming well in advance and kept him and his investors well out of the way.
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Read information about the authorJanet Tavakoli is the founder president of Tavakoli Structured Finance, Inc., a Chicago-based consulting firm established in 2003.
Ms. Tavakoli posts topical finance updates at her business site: www.tavakolistructuredfinance.com and posts blogs related to her novel at her author's web site: www.janettavakoli.com.
She is frequently published and quoted in financial journals including The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, New York Times, The Economist, Business Week, Forbes and Fortune. Frequent television appearances include CBS's 60 Minutes, CNN, C-Span, CNBC, Fox, CBS Evening News, Bloomberg TV, and BBC.
Ms. Tavakoli earned a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. She is a former adjunct associate professor of finance at the Booth School of Business.
Books by Janet Tavakoli
Credit Derivatives (John Wiley & Sons, 1998, 2001): uses and abuses in the global credit derivatives markets>
Structred Finance & Collateralized Debt Obligations (John Wiley & Sons, 2003, 2008): an expose of grave flaws in the structure, sales practices, and methodology for rating structured financial products.
Dear Mr. Buffet: What an Investor Learns 1,269 Miles from Wall Street (John Wiley & Sons 2009): the causes of the greatest credit bubble in the history of the world, how we could have avoided it and how we can prevent it from happening again.
The New Robber Barons (2012): Janet Tavakoli's on-going chronicle of the global financial crisis captured in her articles from the September 2008 meltdown through February 2012. Available only on Amazon as an eBook.
Archangels: Rise of the Jesuits, is Janet Tavakoli’s financial fiction (Fi-Fi) mystery thriller debut. It is available only on Amazon as an eBook (2012) or paperback (2013).
Unveiled Threat: A Personal Experience of Fundamentalist Islam and the Roots of Terrorism is Janet Tavakoli's non-fiction account. Available as an eBook on Amazon. Other platforms and print edition coming December 14, 2014.