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The Great Recession
Sheila Bair on What Hasn’t Changed Since the Great Recession
“The financial system we have is basically the financial system we had in 2008.”
Barney Frank on His Regrets From the Great Recession
“All the money went to banks, none went to homeowners.”
What a Foreclosure-Boat-Tour Operator Saw During the Great Recession
“It breaks my heart to see what I had to do to a guy who had nowhere to go.”
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Frank Rich: In 2008, America Stopped Believing in the American Dream
The Great Recession has proved to be a more lasting existential threat to the country than the 9/11 terrorist attack.
We Are Still Living in the Ruins of the 2008 Crash
Ten years after Wall Street’s doomsday, how the financial meltdown broke the modern world and left us living in this one.
The Great Recession Is Still Here
A jobs day disaster.
The Long and Winding Road: Careerist Confusion on Wall Street
How to succeed in business? Nobody really knows anymore.
Squeegee Guy Arrested for 186th Time
Unlawful car-washing is a crime.
Cocaine Is Killing Fewer New Yorkers These Days
It’s one advantage of a bad economy.
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Bloomberg Warns of Riots If Economy Doesn’t Improve
He’s not exactly soothing.
Obama’s Economic Team Was an Infighting Mess, According to Suskind Book
The president might have let Citigroup dissolve.
No One Wants to Go to Business School Anymore
Applications are down for a third straight year.
Don’t Worry, the ‘Super Rich’ Are Just Fine
Some investments don’t feel pain.
Fiscal Crises Loom Locally; Mexican Fare Gets U.N. Protection
Plus, red wine pairs well with seafood (and truffles!) and much more, all in our morning news round-up.
Sign o’ the Times: One in Seven Americans Lives in Poverty
The overall poverty rate climbed to 14.3 percent, the highest since 1994.
Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate on Money Loaned to Banks
One-quarter of a percentage point.
Bernanke Will Raise the Interest Rate When the Time Is Right
He has to wait for the Signs.
Unemployment Fell to 9.7 Percent Last Month
Down from 10 percent, so … yay? No.