Michael Lewis, author of the new book The Big Short (click for Amazon), gave a great interview on 60 Minutes this week. It's a must see for anyone who wants more of the scoop behind the mortgage meltdown, Wall Street's bad behavior, and the U.S. government's sell-out of the taxpayer to buck-up the busted investment banks.
Short "extras" (about a minute each)
More from Michael Lewis on the bailouts:
Michael Lewis on Wall Street pay:
Michael Lewis on how Wall Street is subsidized by the Fed:
More from Michael Burry on being a misfit:
Michael Burry on the size of his bet against mortgages: