Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity

Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity


By (author) Meredith Whitney

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  • Publisher: Portfolio Penguin
  • Format: Hardback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 163mm x 231mm x 28mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 27 February 2014
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 159184570X
  • ISBN 13: 9781591845706
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,004,713

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"Forget everything you think you know about the direction of the American economy, about our growing need for foreign oil, about the rise of the service economy and the decline of American manufacturing. The story of the next thirty years will not be a repeat of the last thirty." One of the most respected voices on Wall Street, Meredith Whitney shot to global prominence in 2007 when her warnings of a looming crisis in the financial sector proved all too prescient. Now, in her first book, she expands upon her biggest call since the financial crisis.

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MEREDITH WHITNEY is the CEO of the invest-ment firm Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, LLC. Before founding her company in 2009, she was a managing director and a senior analyst for Oppenheimer & Co., where she attracted national attention for her predictions about housing prices, the mortgage industry, and the coming financial crisis. She was on "Fortune"'s list of the fifty most powerful women in business for four consecutive years, from 2008-2011, and was named in 2009 to "Time'"s list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. She and her husband live in New York City and Bermuda.