When did you realize we were in a financial crisis?

Marketplace veterans take a look back at some personal pivotal moments.
News tickers at the Nasdaq MarketSite show negative numbers October 9, 2008 in New York City.
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Lessons learned from an economist's diary during the Lehman collapse

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Sep 14, 2018
We spoke with Grant Thornton economist Diane Swonk about the diary she kept throughout the financial crisis in 2008.
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A view from the center of the Lehman Brothers collapse

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Sep 14, 2018
Tom Russo, former general counsel at Lehman Brothers and AIG, talked to us about how the fall of Lehman Brothers could have been stopped.
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10 years after the Lehman collapse, homeownership barriers spur new rental options

Sep 13, 2018
Property developers around the world are capitalizing on "Generation Rent."
Tipi is among several property companies capitalizing on the rent-for-longer issue fueling a pre-existing housing shortage in Britain’s capital. The company is in the process of constructing a large-scale campus with dozens of buildings that will add 7,500 new rental units to the market. This photo from Tipi shows a prospective look at an apartment space.
 
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Why Lehman still exists 10 years after its collapse

Sep 10, 2018
The investment bank's failure triggered nearly 80 bankruptcy proceedings involving hundreds of its subsidiaries.
An employee poses with part of a Lehman Brothers sign at Christie's auction house in London in 2010.
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5 things you need to know about Lehman Brothers

Sep 10, 2018
Lehman's collapse is, to this day, the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history.
Two employees of Christie's auction house manoeuvre the Lehman Brothers corporate logo on Sept. 24, 2010 in London, England.
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Angelo Mozilo really doesn't get it

Sep 2, 2014
Angelo Mozilo wants to know why people still think he's a villain.

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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.

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.
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Five years later: From Lehman executive to handyman

Sep 11, 2013
Former Lehman executive talks about how his life has changed since the 2008 financial crisis.