financial crisis


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.
Posted In: financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, Ireland, latvia, Iceland, Eurozone

Ireland five years after Lehman

Sep 13, 2013
Five years after Lehman went bust, Ireland is still grappling with the effects of the global crisis.
Posted In: Ireland, Lehman, financial crisis

Washington Mutual: The bank just big enough to fail

Sep 12, 2013
In her new book, Kirsten Grind details the rise and spectacular fall of Washington Mutual in 2008, and why they haven't been mentioned since.
Posted In: washington mutual, financial crisis

What happened to the subprime lenders?

Sep 12, 2013
Many subprime employees moved into loan modification businesses.
Posted In: subprime lenders, financial crisis

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.
Posted In: too big to fail, General Electric, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers, AIG

Chief economist of Fannie Mae says three more years until recovery

Sep 11, 2013
Douglas Duncan says the economy today is “improving but it's not robust."
Posted In: Fannie Mae, Housing, financial crisis, housing recovery

Graduating into The Lost Generation

Sep 11, 2013
Students who graduated from college during the financial crisis could spend years trying to regain what they lost during the worst recession in modern memory.
Posted In: college graduate, financial crisis

Crisis confessionals: Feeling the effects of the financial crisis

Sep 11, 2013
Commentaries from listeners about when they started feeling the effects of the financial crisis.
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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.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis, big banks

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

Sep 11, 2013
A timeline of events that led to the worst financial disaster since the stock market crash of 1929.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis