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

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

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.
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Five years later: What it was like when Lehman came tumbling down

Sep 11, 2013
An inside perspective from a former Lehman executive who left Wall Street for good.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis, big banks

Five years after the Bear Stearns collapse, where are they now?

Aug 1, 2013
The Center for Public Integrity took at look at a handful of senior people at the now defunct investment bank Bear Stearns and found they are now very gainfully employed elsewhere in the financial services industry.
Posted In: Lehman Brothers, financial crisis

Financial crisis profit-taking winds down -- for some

Jun 25, 2013
The layoffs at law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges show that some companies face a crisis now that the business of cleaning up the financial crisis is over.
Posted In: lawyers, madoff, financial crisis, Lehman Brothers

Court rules against Lehman Brothers in Australia

Sep 24, 2012
It's been four years since the investment bank Lehman Brothers went under, and a federal court in Australia has just found the bank liable for damages in a class action lawsuit over the sale of mortgage-backed securities.
Posted In: Australia, Lehman Brothers, legal

Why a bank run is bad

Jun 1, 2012
A bank run occurs when customers run down to the bank and demand their money back. So, why can't the bank just return the cash? Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains using a human heart analogy.
Posted In: bank, Banks, Europe debt crisis, FDIC, Lehman Brothers, bank run

The center of the financial crisis, four years later

Apr 23, 2012
A visit to the former offices of Lehman Brothers, the corner on which the financial system turned. Has anything changed?
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