Table of Contents
   Introductionp. 1
   Animal Spiritsp. 13
   The Crisis Begins, Intensifies, and Abatesp. 37
   The Roots of Crisisp. 61
   Stock Prices and Equity Stimulusp. 75
   Finance and Regulationp. 91
   Schooner Intelligence and then Somep. 121
   Uncertainty Undermines Investmentp. 141
   Productivity: The Ultimate Measure of Economic Successp. 161
   Productivity and the Age of Entitlementsp. 189
   Culturep. 215
   The Onset of Globalization, Income Inequality, and the Rise of the Gini and the Cronyp. 237
   Money and Inflationp. 269
   Buffersp. 283
   The Bottom Linep. 291
   Acknowledgmentsp. 309
   Appendicesp. 311
   Notesp. 345
   Indexp. 377