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Inside Job (global financial crisis 2007) click 2x

Inside Job (global financial crisis 2007) click 2x
The global financial crises that unfolded in 2007-08 drove millions of people into bankruptcy and the economy into recession. Directed by Charles Ferguson and narrated by Matt Damon, this film dissects the causes and implications of the downturn and analyses the role played by several key financial and political figures. The beauty of Inside Job is that it makes the potentially daunting topic of the meltdown completely accessible to the masses. You don’t need to be a banker or an economist, nor have heard of credit default swaps and collateralised debt obligations, to follow it. The film clearly explains the developments with the aid of graphical illustrations and Damon’s narration, in an easy to digest manner. It is enjoyable to watch for both a finance layperson and a well-versed professional. Inside Job demonstrates how the American financial sector brought the country to the brink through reckless risk taking, complex financial structures, and sheer greed.

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