Mar 12, 2018

03/12/2018: Looking back at the JP Morgan-Bear Stearns marriage

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(U.S. Edition) With President Trump pushing to impose tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, we'll discuss the latest updates coming out of Brussels, where the European Union, Japan and the U.S. met to discuss the issue. Afterwards, we'll look back at Bear Stearns' struggles during the financial crisis, and JPMorgan Chase's decision to snap the investment bank up.

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How the Bear Stearns deal looks 10 years later

Mar 12, 2018
At first, it seemed like a bargain for JPMorgan. Then the fines rolled in.
Protestors walk out of the lobby of the Bear Stearns headquarters March 26, 2008 in New York. Hundreds of housing activists overwhelmed security and stormed the lobby of the Bear Stearns skyscraper in Manhattan, staging a noisy rally and protesting the government-backed sale and bailout of the investment bank.
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(U.S. Edition) With President Trump pushing to impose tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, we’ll discuss the latest updates coming out of Brussels, where the European Union, Japan and the U.S. met to discuss the issue. Afterwards, we’ll look back at Bear Stearns’ struggles during the financial crisis, and JPMorgan Chase’s decision to snap the investment bank up.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC