Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, has unveiled a plan to regulate banks and large firms and limit the amount of risk they can assume after the financial crisis. In a newsmaker interview, Judy Woodruff talks…
One year after the fall of Lehman Brothers' brought the global economy to the brink of collapse, questions remain as to whether the government has been tough enough on Wall Street. Experts explain why.
On the one year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, Jeffrey Brown talks to economists and experts about what has been learned and the future of financial reform.
On the one-year anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers, President Obama visited Wall Street to urge financial firms to remember the lessons of the economic crisis and to press for regulatory reforms.
Editor’s note: All this week on the Business Desk, we’ll be featuring contributions from economists, financial journalists, and other experts on the origins and impact of the financial crisis. Today, nearly a year after the collapse of Lehman Brothers…
Author William Cohen discusses his book "House of Cards," which tells the story of how investment banking giant Bear Stearns collapsed in 2008.
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. government has again bailed out Citigroup, unveiling a bold plan Sunday night to inject $20 billion in fresh capital into the troubled financial giant and shoulder most of the potential losses on $306 billion of high-risk assets.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
An updated look at some of the players involved the financial industry's recent turmoil:…
Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke outlined new rules Monday that are intended to protect homebuyers from risky lending practices blamed for a nationwide housing crisis. Wall Street Journal editor David Wessel examines the move.
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