William D. Cohan

Published on
December 4th, 2014
38 minutes

William D. Cohan

The Interview ·
Featuring William D. Cohan

Published on: December 4th, 2014 • Duration: 38 minutes

William D. Cohan chronicled the financial crisis of 2008 with his novels Money and Power, and House of Cards. In this interview with the financier-turned-journalist, Cohan speaks to Real Vision about his transition from Wall Street, telling the story of Bear Stearns, and the tough-but-fair approach to documenting the decline.


  • KS
    Kashyap S.
    6 January 2015 @ 14:17
    Goldman Sachs et al. positioned between savers and borrowers? These parasites are sucking off the Fed's teat and causing massive capital misallocation. US has no savings, it's all debt in phony money.
  • BW
    Bruce W.
    4 January 2015 @ 13:31
  • sp
    shashwat p.
    29 December 2014 @ 03:33
    I call bullshit on this. The key questions is would Goldman have survived the bankruptcy of AIG. The answer is clearly no. All the upside and none of the downside is not fair in any sense of the word
  • GG
    Guillermo G.
    5 December 2014 @ 16:59
    Clear and real. Got to explain the job problem situation in a nutshell and why it is going to take long to fix. People (young and adult) need to harvest and perfect an hability asap ito survive now.