Michael Lewis Talks "Short" on The Daily Show

Published: Mar 17, 2010

 Finance       
The author of <i>The Big Short</i> tells Jon Stewart about a guy with a glass eye and Asberger's who made a killing on the subprime collapse and the "stupid" bankers who didn't see it coming and lost billions. Lewis also tells Stewart why short selling is essential and what George Costanza has to do with the current state of Wall Street.<p><table style='font:11px arial; color:#333; background-color:#f5f5f5' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' width='360' height='353'><tbody><tr style='background-color:#e5e5e5' valign='middle'><td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;'>The Daily Show With Jon Stewart</td><td style='padding:2px 5px 0px 5px; text-align:right; font-weight:bold;'>Mon - Thurs 11p / 10c</td></tr><tr style='height:14px;' valign='middle'><td style='padding:2px 1px 0px 5px;' colspan='2'></td>Michael Lewis</tr><tr style='height:14px; background-color:#353535' valign='middle'><td colspan='2' style='padding:2px 5px 0px 5px; width:360px; overflow:hidden; text-align:right'>www.thedailyshow.com</td></tr><tr valign='middle'><td style='padding:0px;' colspan='2'><embed style='display:block' src='http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:item:comedycentral.com:267763' width='360' height='301' type='application/x-shockwave-flash' wmode='window' allowfullscreen='true' flashvars='autoPlay=false' allowscriptaccess='always' allownetworking='all' bgcolor='#000000'></td></tr><tr style='height:18px;' valign='middle'><td style='padding:0px;' colspan='2'><table style='margin:0px; text-align:center' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' width='100%' height='100%'><tr valign='middle'><td style='padding:3px; width:33%;'>Daily Show</td><td style='padding:3px; width:33%;'>Political Humor</td><td style='padding:3px; width:33%;'>Health Care Reform</td></tr></table></td></tr></tbody></table>
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