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Hank Paulson on financial system five years later: "I am concerned"

Sep 13, 2013
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson talks about stabilizing the U.S. economy and financial system, and the work that still needs to be done.
Posted In: Henry Paulson, financial crisis

Looking back at the financial crisis: A reading list

Sep 13, 2013
What you should be reading on the financial crisis.

Who's too big to fail?

Sep 13, 2013
We call it TBTF. The government calls it SIFI. Which companies can threaten the economy if they go bust?
Posted In: too big to fail, Banks, financial crisis

The global echos of America's financial mess

Sep 13, 2013
The effects of the 2008 financial crisis hit even disparate economies like Ireland, Iceland and Latvia.
Posted In: financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, Ireland, latvia, Iceland, Eurozone

Ireland five years after Lehman

Sep 13, 2013
Five years after Lehman went bust, Ireland is still grappling with the effects of the global crisis.
Posted In: Ireland, Lehman, financial crisis

Washington Mutual: The bank just big enough to fail

Sep 12, 2013
In her new book, Kirsten Grind details the rise and spectacular fall of Washington Mutual in 2008, and why they haven't been mentioned since.
Posted In: washington mutual, financial crisis

5 years after Lehman, subprime mortgages return

Sep 12, 2013
Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Posted In: subprime, mortgage, mortgage crisis, Housing, home loans

When the financial crisis met pop culture

Sep 12, 2013
How the bad banks, home foreclosures and layoffs of the financial crisis found their way into pop culture.
Posted In: Pop Culture, Wall Street

What happened to the subprime lenders?

Sep 12, 2013
Many subprime employees moved into loan modification businesses.
Posted In: subprime lenders, financial crisis

The phrase that defined the financial crisis

Sep 12, 2013
'Too big to fail' became the signature line of the financial crisis. Five years after the crash, many big financial firms are only bigger. But one has decided it's time to shrink.
Posted In: too big to fail, General Electric, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, AIG

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