Great Recession
The Great Recession was the general economic decline observed in world markets around the end of the first decade of the 21st century. The exact scale and timing of the recession is debated and varied...
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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...
The Wealthy Have Healed From Recession. The Poor Haven't Even Started.
The Great Recession and the subsequent recovery from it have deepened the wedge between the very wealthy and everyone else in America, plunging the poor deeper into debt and wiping out two-fifths of t...
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.
Europe Has Made Greece A Terrible Offer, And The Greek Government Thinks It's 'Very Bad'
Greece isn't thrilled with the latest offer it's been presented by the Eurogroup. And, of course, they shouldn't be: The offer is indeed terrible (as well as insulting). Headlines from Bloomberg on Su...
Ex-Lehman Boss To Launch Stock Exchange This Summer
Former Lehman Brothers chief Dick Fuld spoke publicly for the first time on Thursday in part to pave the way for this summer's relaunch of the National Stock Exchange, which Fuld part owns. The former...
The Big Banks Are Corrupt – And Getting Worse
The Justice Department’s latest settlement with felonious big banks was announced this week, but the repercussions were limited to a few headlines and some scattered protestations.That’s not enough. W...
U.S. Charges British Trader With Helping Cause 'Flash Crash'
Alleged market manipulation by a London-based high-frequency trader helped cause the 2010 "Flash Crash" that roiled financial exchanges and severely tested investors' confidence, U.S. authorities said...
Bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers - The Last Days Of Lehman Brothers [ENG sub] FULL MOVIE
The Last Days of Lehman Brothers is a British television film. The drama was inspired by the real events that occurred over the weekend leading up to the ban...
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 recession
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...
Causes of the late-2000s recession - Wikipedia
2007-2008 world food price crisis
World food prices increased dramatically in 2007 and the 1st and 2nd quarter of 2008 creating a global crisis and causing political and economical instability and social unrest in both poor and devel...
2007-2008 world food price crisis - Wikipedia
2008 Central Asia energy crisis
The 2008 Central Asia energy crisis is an ongoing energy shortage in Central Asia, which, combined with the severe weather of the 2007-08 winter (the coldest since 1969) and high prices for food and ...
2008 Central Asia energy crisis - Wikipedia
2008 Bulgarian energy crisis
The 2008 Bulgarian Energy Crisis was a crisis in Bulgaria. The crisis affected more than a million households, mainly in the capital Sofia but also in Burgas, Pleven, and Vratsa. As of late September ...
2008 Bulgarian energy 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
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
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...
United States housing bubble - Wikipedia
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
Effects of the late-2000s recession
This information is related to the effects of the Great Recession that is happening worldwide.
The Great Recession was the worst post-World War II contraction on record:
Effects of the late-2000s recession - Wikipedia
National fiscal policy response to the late 2000s recession
Many nations of the world have enacted fiscal stimulus plans in response to the recent global recession. These nations have used different combinations of government spending and tax cuts to boost th...
National fiscal policy response to the late 2000s recession - Wikipedia
United States policy responses to the late-2000s recession
United States policy responses to the late-2000s recession explores legislation, banking industry and market volatility within retirement plans.The Federal Reserve, Treasury, and Securities and Exchan...
United States policy responses to the late-2000s recession - Wikipedia
2008-2009 Keynesian resurgence
In 2008 and 2009, there was a worldwide resurgence of interest in Keynesian economics among prominent economists and policy makers. This included discussions and implementation of economic policies in...
2008-2009 Keynesian resurgence - Wikipedia
Comparisons between the late-2000s recession and the Great Depression
Comparisons between the Great Recession and the Great Depression explores the experiences in the United States and the United Kingdom.On April 17, 2009, head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn said tha...
Comparisons between the late-2000s recession and the Great Depression - Wikipedia
Job losses caused by the late-2000s recession
Many jobs have been lost worldwide within people since the start of the Great Recession. In the US, job losses have been going on since December 2007, and it accelerated drastically starting in Septem...
Job losses caused by the late-2000s recession - Wikipedia
Occupy movement
The Occupy movement is the international branch of the Occupy Wall Street movement that protests against social and economic inequality around the world, its primary goal being to make the economic an...
Occupy movement - Wikipedia