Financial crisis of 2007-2010
The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the Global Financial Crisis and 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depress...
Financial crisis of 2007-2010 - Wikipedia
Guess Who’s Getting That Bank Settlement Cash
Millions of dollars in big-bank settlements—from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America and others—are being channeled to liberal groups like La Raza and the Urba...
Goldman Sachs Must Pay $5 Billion For The Sale Of Risky Mortgages Leading Up To The Financial Crisis
The Justice Department on Monday announced a $5-billion settlement with Goldman Sachs over the sale of mortgage-backed securities leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Subprime mortgage crisis - Video
Was the lack of regulation on financial derivatives the main cause of our economic collapse? Or was it the easy money that Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac were giv...
Subprime mortgage crisis
Watch the full version here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx_LWm6_6tA The Short and Simple Story of the Credit Crisis. By Jonathan Jarvis. Crisisofcredit.c...
Causes of the late-2000s financial crisis
Many factors directly and indirectly caused the Great Recession (which started in 2007 with the US subprime mortgage crisis), with experts placing different weights upon particular causes.Major causes...
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Subprime mortgage crisis
The U.S. subprime mortgage crisis was a nationwide banking emergency that coincided with the U.S. recession of December 2007 – June 2009. It was triggered by a large decline in home prices, leading to...
Subprime mortgage crisis - Wikipedia
United States housing bubble
The United States housing bubble was an economic bubble affecting many parts of the United States housing market in over half of American states. Housing prices peaked in early 2006, started to declin...
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Government policies and the subprime mortgage crisis
The U.S. subprime mortgage crisis was a set of events and conditions that led to a financial crisis and subsequent recession that began in 2008. It was characterized by a rise in subprime mortgage del...
Government policies and the subprime mortgage crisis - Wikipedia
2000s commodities boom
The 2000s commodities boom or the commodities super cycle was the rise in many physical commodity prices (such as those of food stuffs, oil, metals, chemicals, fuels and the like) which occurred durin...
2000s commodities boom - Wikipedia
Nationalisation of Northern Rock
In 2008 the Northern Rock bank was nationalised by the British Government, due to financial problems caused by the subprime mortgage crisis. In 2010 the bank was split into two parts (assets and banki...
Nationalisation of Northern Rock - Wikipedia
Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
The federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac refers to the placing into conservatorship of government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by the U.S. Treasury in September 2008. It ...
Federal takeover of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac - Wikipedia
Obama financial regulatory reform plan of 2009
The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub.L. 111–203, H.R. 4173; commonly referred to as Dodd-Frank) was signed into federal law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010 at...
Obama financial regulatory reform plan of 2009 - Wikipedia
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisis
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisis addresses various actions taken by governments around the world to address the effects of the subprime mortgage crisis.Regulators and legislators are consid...
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisis - Wikipedia
Subprime mortgage crisis solutions debate
The Subprime mortgage crisis solutions debate discusses various actions and proposals by economists, government officials, journalists, and business leaders to address the subprime mortgage crisis and...
Subprime mortgage crisis solutions debate - Wikipedia
List of stock market crashes
This is a list of stock market crashes and bear markets.
Guess Who’s Getting That Bank Settlement Cash
Millions of dollars in big-bank settlements—from Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan Chase, Bank of America and others—are being channeled to liberal groups like La Raza and the Urba...
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (Pub.L. 111–5), commonly referred to as the Stimulus or The Recovery Act, was an economic stimulus package enacted by the 111th United States ...
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Wikipedia
Credit rating agencies and the subprime crisis
Credit rating agencies (CRAs) — firms which rate debt instruments/securities according to the debtor's ability to pay lenders back — played a significant role at various stages in the American subprim...
Credit rating agencies and the subprime crisis - Wikipedia
Subprime crisis background information
This article provides background information helpful to understanding the subprime mortgage crisis. It discusses subprime lending, foreclosures, risk types, and mechanisms through which various entit...
Subprime crisis background information - Wikipedia
Mortgage-backed security
A mortgage-backed security (MBS) is a type of asset-backed security that is secured by a mortgage, or more commonly a collection ("pool") of sometimes hundreds of mortgages. The mortgages are sold to ...
Mortgage-backed security - Wikipedia
Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008
The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–289, 122 Stat. 2654, enacted July 30, 2008) (commonly referred to as HERA) was designed primarily to address the subprime mortg...
List of writedowns due to subprime crisis
Write-downs on the value of loans, MBS and CDOs due to the subprime mortgage crisis.
Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010
The Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Pub.L. 111–203, H.R. 4173; commonly referred to as Dodd-Frank) was signed into federal law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010 at...
Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 - Wikipedia
Federal Reserve responses to the subprime crisis
The U.S. central banking system, the Federal Reserve, in partnership with central banks around the world, took several steps to address the subprime mortgage crisis. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bern...
Federal Reserve responses to the subprime crisis - Wikipedia
United States housing market correction
United States housing prices experienced a major market correction after unsustainable valuations peaked in 2005-2006, prices of real estate then adjusted downwards causing a loss of market liquidity ...
United States housing market correction - Wikipedia
Subprime crisis impact timeline
The subprime mortgage crisis impact timeline lists dates relevant to the creation of a United States housing bubble and the 2005 housing bubble burst (or market correction) and the subprime mortgage c...
Subprime crisis impact timeline - Wikipedia
Economic Stimulus Act of 2008
The Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–185, 122 Stat. 613, enacted February 13, 2008) was an Act of Congress providing for several kinds of economic stimuli intended to boost the...
Indirect economic effects of the subprime mortgage crisis
This article is a subordinate article to the subprime mortgage crisis. It covers some of the miscellaneous effects of the crisis in more detail, to preserve the flow of the main page.
A combinati...
Indirect economic effects of the subprime mortgage crisis - Wikipedia
Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers
Financial services firm Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on September 15, 2008. The filing remains the largest bankruptcy filing in U.S. history, with Lehman holding over $60...
Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers - Wikipedia