Who Was Mr Angry During The Financial Crisis ?

Andrew Ross Sorkin's excellent book 'Too Big To Fail' gives a blow-by-blow account of how the main players in the financial markets behaved during those tense times during September / October last year.

And we thought it would be good to try and describe in just one word, or phrase, how they come across in the book.

Here goes:

Joseph Cassano, head of AIG Financial Products - Mr Deluded

Bob Willumstad, CEO, former chairman, CEO, AIG - Mr Oblivious

Ken Lewis, CEO, Bank of America - Mr Outsider

Bob Diamond, President, Barclays Capital - Mr Lucky

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway - Mr Above The Fray

Vikram Pandit, CEO, Citigroup - Mr Do The Right Thing

Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO, Goldman Sachs - Mr Insider

Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO, JPMorgan Chase - Mr Forceful

Dick Fuld, chairman and CEO, Lehman Brothers - Mr Angry / Mr Sad

John Thain, chairman and CEO, Merrill Lynch - Mr Merger (after entering deal talks with Bank of America, Goldman Sachs & Morgan Stanley)

John Mack, chairman and CEO, Morgan Stanley - Mr Honorable

Gordon Brown, UK Prime Minister - Mr Invisible

Alistair Darling, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer - Mr Out-of-his Depth

Hank Paulson, US Treasury Secretary - Mr Action

Tim Geithner - President of the New York Fed - Mr Competent

Ben Bernanke - Chairman of the Federal Reserve - Mr Cool Under Fire

George Bush - US President - Mr Delegation

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