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Economics, and how individual financial stories intersect with global movements.

Money, as they say, is power. And where the big bucks roll, in banking and financial services, there’s plenty of scope for self-interest to get in the way of honest conduct. From booms to busts, bubbles to the splattered mess we’re left with when they burst – here are some books where the pitfalls of chasing the almighty dollar lead to national and global turmoil.

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