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Weekend Watching: Enron The Smartest Guys in the Room

The full documentary:

http://youtu.be/cLmWtD8_i-U

This was the seminal event that preceded all the (other) financial puss that (finally) spewed before our eyes like a lanced boil in the years following Enron's collapse.

To fathom Enron is to understand all that came after... including Goldman Sachs... the vampire squid.

Here are some teasers from the film:

Trailer:

http://youtu.be/1dNZaKLjYbc

Bethany McLean relates how Jim Chanos tipped her on Enron, and the incredibly defensive reaction of management to her first story.

http://youtu.be/dfKXJQYY97U

Mark to Market Accounting:

http://youtu.be/dtha50Fsr8Q

Guys with Spikes:

http://youtu.be/Kb5VA2QeaC8

Focus on Skilling:

http://youtu.be/XFTihsjO-og

Thanks to the Daily Bail for putting this together.
Cheers,
G.