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From recession to celebration, the business of wedding vows

by Bennett Purser Oct 3, 2019
During the financial crisis, two writers found their way into the wedding business.
A bride reads her vows at a ceremony officiated by Angie Sommer.
Amanda Wei

Could the explosion of corporate debt lead to a new financial crisis?

by Ben Bradford Oct 1, 2019
Today's corporate borrowing is similar in many ways to the mortgage debt that burst the housing bubble.
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What you need to know about the Trump plan to set Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac free

by Kai Ryssdal and Amy Scott Sep 6, 2019
The White House released its plan to end government stewardship of the companies that control half of all mortgages in the U.S.
Freddie Mac headquarters in McLean, Virginia, in 2010.
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Who gets a seat at the G-20 table?

by Janet Nguyen Jun 27, 2019
G-20 members make up more than 80% of the world’s GDP. But they might not be a fair representation of the world.
U.S. President Donald Trump at a dinner at the Imperial Hotel in Osaka on June 27, 2019.
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There's yet another proposal to get the government out of the mortgage-guarantee business

by Amy Scott Feb 4, 2019
One of the last big unresolved issues from the financial crisis is what to do about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Together with government-owned Ginnie Mae, they own or guarantee more than half the home loans in the country. Fannie…
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Why the Fed's balance sheet is making markets nervous

by Kai Ryssdal and Phoebe Unterman Jan 3, 2019
Robert Kaplan, the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, on Thursday told Bloomberg that the Fed ought to think about slowing down how quickly it’s shrinking its balance sheet. What’s a balance sheet? It’s a ledger of the Fed’s…
Washington, UNITED STATES:  The U.S. Federal Trade Commission building in Washington, D.C.
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Divided Decade

Divided Decade: Financial crisis yields lasting pain and new possibilities

by Tommy Andres and Hayley Hershman Dec 21, 2018
We gathered your stories for a year. Here's what we learned.
Latrice Collins, one of more than 500 participants in our How We Changed series.
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Divided Decade

Divided Decade: How the financial crisis changed you

by Tommy Andres and Hayley Hershman Dec 20, 2018
We've gathered your stories for a year. Here's what we learned.
Jessica Perelman, one of more than 500 participants in our "How We Changed" series. 
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Divided Decade

Divided Decade: How the financial crisis changed politics

by Tommy Andres Dec 18, 2018
Did saving the financial system break the political system?
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Divided Decade

Divided Decade: How the financial crisis changed housing

by Tommy Andres Dec 17, 2018
Ten years ago the economy broke and changed the way we live.
There are now more renters than homeowners in almost half of major U.S. cities, according to census data from 2006 through 2016. Above, a residential area near Pittsburgh in 2010.
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