When the very people who helped conceive of devices like credit default swaps and derivatives struggle to explain their basic foundations, one shouldn’t be surprised to find the Wall Street sleight of hand described by financial experts in this pensive and slow-burning fiscal treatise. Tracing the flow of currency—from ultra-secret Swiss banks to derelict sprawls of coastal Spanish villas, never meant to be inhabited, to third-world countries being plundered for mineral wealth—Let’s Make Money does well to reveal the invisible hand and the forces behind those bubbles that never fail to burst.