Yves Smith and Josh Rosner are the single best analysts of the financial crisis and the now-criminal nature of our financial system.  At the indispensable financial blog NakedCapitalism, Yves has detailed the collapse of the housing market and the market rigging by big banks and hedge funds to blow up the bubble.  Josh predicted the collapse before it happened, and has been on the trail of accounting fraud since the late 1990s.

John Rosner is Managing Director, Graham Fisher & Co.  Yves Smith is founder of NakedCapitalism.com and author of Econned: How Unenlightened Self Interest Undermined Democracy and Corrupted Capitalism.