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1)The Big Short: Directed by Adam Mckay and starring Brad Pitt and Ryan Goslin,The Big Short is an academy ward winning movie for its taut screenplay and unconventuional filming methods.The movie is about the financial crisis during the 2007-08 time.The movie is based on a book by Michael Lewis.The movie is about three sets of people who figure out the collapse of the housing market way before the industry notes it.They decide to churn money out of it.Michael Burry, hedge fund manager discover that the United States housing market, based on high-risk subprime loans is extremely unstable. Anticipating the market's collapse in the second quarter of 2007, as interest rates would rise from adjustable rate mortgages, he proposes to create a credit default swap market, allowing him to bet against market-basedmortgage backed security for profit.Jared Vinnete a banker hears about Michael Burry’s analysis and finds he is right,he is a Deutsche Bank salesman,he earns a fee by selling swaps to Mark Baum a frustrated hedge fund manager.Geller and Shipley another group of investors reads Vinnetes prospectus and invests in swaps with advice from Ben Rickert.This is a must watch for Business aspirants.

2)Margin Call: Set in the high-stakes world of the financial industry, Margin Call is a thriller involving the key players at an investment firm during a 24-hour period in the early stages of the 2008 financial crisis. When an entry-level analyst finds information that could prove to be the downfall of the firm, the story begins.The movie is... (More)