financial crisis


Irish bankers on trial for financial collapse

Feb 5, 2014
The financial trial of the century begins in Ireland as Anglo Irish Bank officials are accused of trying to pump up their share price.
Posted In: financial crisis, Ireland, Ireland bailout, bank bailout

Small banks and the aftermath of the financial crisis

Dec 4, 2013
A House committee holds a hearing to consider the impact of post-recession reforms on small banks and credit unions.
Posted In: financial crisis, Banks, credit unions, small banks

"Tragedy as a generation" for U.S. youth

Dec 3, 2013
Young Americans, between the ages of 16 and 24, have been hit awfully hard by the financial crisis.
Posted In: youth unemployment, financial crisis

What did $13 billion just buy J.P. Morgan?

Nov 19, 2013
Most banks with legal exposure to the financial crisis are dealing with the lawsuits one-by-one. Not J.P. Morgan Chase.
Posted In: financial crisis, Mortgages, settlements, Jamie Dimon, J.P. Morgan Chase

Have corporate and government leaders lost accountability?

Oct 31, 2013
It's easy to say "sorry" after a big corporate or government mistake.
Posted In: financial crisis, Wall Street, Obamacare

JP Morgan close to $13 billion mortgage-lending settlement

Oct 21, 2013
$4 billion would go to help struggling homeowners in regions where the housing crash hit hardest.
Posted In: JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, mortgage crisis, mortgage fraud, financial crisis

Explaining capital adequacy requirements

Oct 11, 2013
Changes to capital adequacy requirements are a cornerstone of the government’s efforts to secure the financial system. Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch explains.
Posted In: financial crisis, whiteboard

Buffett made $10 billion profit off financial crisis

Oct 9, 2013
The Oracle of Omaha's Berkshire Hathaway made a killing off investments in distressed companies.
Posted In: Warren Buffett, financial crisis, financial bailout

Hank Paulson on financial system five years later: "I am concerned"

Sep 13, 2013
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson talks about stabilizing the U.S. economy and financial system, and the work that still needs to be done.
Posted In: Henry Paulson, financial crisis

Who's too big to fail?

Sep 13, 2013
We call it TBTF. The government calls it SIFI. Which companies can threaten the economy if they go bust?
Posted In: too big to fail, Banks, financial crisis