Ben Bernanke's Thoughts During The Mortgage Meltdown

Updated: Jan 27, 2018

I recently found my notes from a couple of years ago when I read Ben Bernanke’s book The Courage to Act.  I remember hearing that Ben was coming out with a book after he left his position as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve and I bought the book right away on Amazon.  I normally don’t buy books that come out right away, but I was too eager. I had to buy this one.  I was interested in what was going through his mind during the biggest economic crisis of my lifetime, and the biggest one since The Great Depression.

I remember reading Robert Rubin’s book In an Uncertain World, Tim Geitner’s book Stress Tests, and Alan Greenspan’s book