After Lehman

Lehman’s Legacy: A timeline of how the financial crisis unfolded

Marketplace Staff Sep 11, 2013

This week marks the five year anniversary of Lehman Brothers filing for bankruptcy — what many consider to be the pivotal event that triggered the financial crisis of 2008. All this week we’re taking a look at how things have changed — and stayed the same — in the years since. 

Revisit the events that led to Lehman’s collapse and ensuing financial crisis in the timeline below.

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