The global echos of America's financial mess

A bank customer holds a handful of Icelandic crowns from an ATM.

As we approach the fifth anniversary of the day Lehman Brothers went bust, Marketplace has been taking a look at how the crisis unfolded in America from a variety of angles. And the effects of the financial crash reverberated across the globe where entire economies went bankrupt. Marketplace's European editor Stephen Beard covered the events in real time and joins Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss. 

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About the author

Stephen Beard is the European bureau chief and provides daily coverage of Europe’s business and economic developments for the entire Marketplace portfolio.


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