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Saturday, September 14

14th Sep - Special: Financial Crisis Five Years

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This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 6 and 7, 2008WSJ

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 9, 2008WSJ
The rally triggered by the government's bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac didn't last long.

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 10, 2008WSJ
This September, MoneyBeat will take a daily look back at the developments surrounding the collapse of Lehman Brothers.

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 11, 2008WSJ
As the nation market the seventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Lehman Brothers executives were scrambling

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 12, 2008WSJ
The scramble to find a buyer for Lehman Brothers hit panic mode heading into the weekend.

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 13, 2008WSJ
By Friday night, Lehman Brothers' shares had fallen 77%. Investors were still holding a shred of hope that Bank of America. 

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 15-16, 2008WSJ 

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 18, 2008WSJ

This Day in Crisis History: Sept. 20-21, 2008WSJ

The origins of the financial crisis: Crash courseThe Economist

Explaining the schools briefsThe Economist

The Failure of Free-Market FinanceProject Syndicate
Five years after the collapse of the US investment bank Lehman Brothers, the world has still not addressed the fundamental cause of the subsequent financial crisis – an excess of debt. If the debt problem continues to be ignored, the 2008 crisis will not be the last.

Where’s the next Lehman? The Economist
Five years after the September 2008 global finance is safer but still not safe.

2008 financial crisis: Could it happen again?USA Today

Financial Crisis: Lessons of the Rescue, A Drama in Five ActsWSJ

Schools brief: The origins of the financial crisisThe Economist

Wessel Financial Crisis Q&A Highlights: Surprises, Advice and a Good JokeWSJ

What Might Have Been, and the Fall of LehmanDealBook / NYT

Banks Seen at Risk Five Years After Lehman CollapseBB

Why Didn't Anyone at Lehman Get Pinched?View / BB

Remembering Lehman, CDOs and securitizationLong Short / FT

Banks Seen at Risk Five Years After Lehman CollapseBB

Non-Lessons of the Financial CrisisEconoMonitor

5 Years From Lehman: How The Treasury Thinks It Saved The WorldZH

Trying to Outrun LehmanWSJ

How the 1 percent won the recovery, in one tableWonkblog / WP

Learning from LehmanProject Syndicate

Five years after the crisis, these 13 charts show what’s fixed and what isn’t Wonkblog / WP

After Lehman: What Was Your Five-Year Plan?WSJ

The Financial Crisis Five Years Later US Treasury
Response, Reform, and Progress In Charts

No, Economics Is Good for Lots of ThingsNoahpinion

Five Years On, Confidence Still Lacking in Conflicted Ratings SystemWSJ

Embracing Wynne Godley, an Economist Who Modeled the CrisisNYT

Washington & Wall Street: Lehman Brothers and the Failure of RegulationBreitbart

History of the Financial Crisis: Mid-2007 to 2010The Big Picture

[audio] BizDaily: Lehman Collapse Five Years On  BBC (mp3)

Five years onButtonwood / The Economist

The Best And Worst Performing Assets Since Lehman Are...ZH

Where Is Dick Fuld Now? Finding Lehman Brothers' Last CEOBusinessweek

Five Years After the Crisis, Where’s the U.S. Economy Headed?WSJ

After Lehman, which did better: $100 in EMs or in the S&P?beyondbrics / FT

Why Lehman Wasn’t RescuedDealBook / NYT

Five Years of Financial Non-ReformProject Syndicate
Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered the largest global financial crisis since the Great Depression, the world’s financial system remains dangerous and dysfunctional. Worse, despite years of debate, no consensus about the nature of the system’s problems – much less how to fix them – has emerged.

The Lehman anniversary: Five years in chartsThe Economist

Relive the Financial Crisis Five Years LaterBespoke

Join Our Live Discussion: Five Years After the Financial Crisis, Is Everything Fixed?WSJ

Why Banks FailedZH
The FT succinctly summarises the reasons why banks failed last time... and what lessons - if any - we have learnt...

Assessing the Costs and Consequences of the 2007–09 Financial Crisis and Its AftermathDallas Fed

How the Bank Lobby Loosened U.S. Reins on DerivativesBB

What we get wrong when we talk about ‘the financial crisis’Wonkblog / WP
The focus on Lehman obscures the fact that there were really three crises: failing firms, housing crisis and the culture of Wall Street.

Why Lehman Wasn’t RescuedEconomix / NYT

Lehman's Cold Dead Hand Is Still Reaching Out For MoneyBB

Lehman Legacy Project Syndicate

The collapse in 2008 of US investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, with millions still suffering from the economic downturn and high unemployment that followed. Why, five years later, has regulatory reform lagged and economic recovery remained elusive?

Not learning from Lehman mistakeseuobserver

Back then, European leaders, including European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, made bold promises to reform financial regulation in the European Union so that it could never happen again. But five years on, Europe is as vulnerable as it was on the eve of Lehman.

Five Years after Market Crash, U.S. Economy Seen as ‘No More Secure’PEW

Household Incomes, Jobs Seen as Lagging in Recovery
Retro AV, looking back five years… - alphaville / FT

Did Lehman Brothers die in vain?Re-define

What I saw at the financial crisisWonkblog / WP

Happy Birthday Lehman BrothersZH

Lehman Brothers... Where Are They Now?ZH

Lehman's five years on - a simple case of reflexologyTradingFloor

Ken Veksler: Five years since Lehman fell and the world plunged into yet another economic crisis, we now shoot first and ask questions, never.

Lehman: how it looked five years agoLong Short / FT

Lehman Anniversary, Five Years LaterThe Big Picture

What the Orgy of “Lehman Five Years On” Stories Missednaked capitalism

Still too big to failHugo Dixon / Reuters

The Financial Crisis, Five Years LaterDealBook / NYT