Endgame is written by Mauldin and Tepper, both financial writers who are involved in the markets. This book is their analysis and commentary of the global market situation as of 2011 and of the outlook from thence.

Although published in 2011, I find the analysis insightful of the situation leading up to the crash and post the Great Financial Crisis as well, which could provide a good background for readers who are keen to understand the current market situation (as of 2014, time of writing of this review). The book does not cover so much of the actual events leading up to the crash and of the crash itself, but there is good explanation of the various policies and scenarios post-crash for different parts of the world, both east and west. The book draws heavily from other research material, but it does not feel too numbers-heavy and the explanations are …