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Lehman Brothers

  1. fi-cri retrospective
    Yes, Wall Street Has Changed Since Lehman Went BustThe fi-cri cynics are ignoring reality.
  2. wall street woes
    My Time at Lehman: A Reflection Back“My experience was not what I had hoped it would be.”
  3. whale fail
    Lehman Brothers Now Just Blaming Random Famous People for Its FailureIts new target: the London Whale.
  4. dick fuld’s revenge
    Rotted Corpse of Lehman Brothers Is Still Making DealsIt just did a $6.5 billion real-estate deal.
  5. crimes and misdemeanors
    Lehman Brothers Probably Won’t Ever Be Charged With AnythingMore than three years later …
  6. the greatest recession
    Turns Out, the Financial Crisis Was Totally Avoidable“The greatest tragedy would be to accept the refrain that no one could have seen this coming.”
  7. white men with money
    Lehman Lawyers Ask For Another $90 MillionMore legal trouble for ex-CEO Dick Fuld and friends?
  8. lehftovers
    Anonymous Bidder Pays $66,355 for Lehman Brothers SignAnd somewhere in Greenwich, Dick Fuld clears out space in his garage.
  9. auctions with significance
    Some Art-Loving New Yorkers Now Own a Piece of Lehman Brothers HistoryNot the Damien Hirst, though. Dick Fuld’s keeping that one.
  10. white men with money
    New Barclays CEO Bob Diamond Is a Leader for Our TimeUnlike some people, he’s no bleeding heart.
  11. fi-cri fallout
    Financial Crisis Leads To Transformative Experience for Lehman QuantLehman Brothers trader Adam Garrett has become anime director Guy Orlebar.
  12. the gorilla
    Richard Fuld, Victim“Lehman’s demise was caused by uncontrollable market forces and the incorrect perception and accompanying rumors that Lehman did not have sufficient capital to support its investments.”
  13. horror shows
    Barclays Executives Found Going Through Lehman’s Books to Be a Bloodcurdling Experience“Lehman’s books were in such a mess that I don’t think they knew where they were.”
  14. the gorilla
    Bro-Hugging Richard FuldA Lehman employee describes the experience of being held in the warm arms of the Gorilla.
  15. fire sale
    Lehman Brothers Auctions Off Souvenirs From the RecessionHow many tea caddies do you have to sell to get to $613 billion?
  16. beefs
    Lehman Estate Sues JP MorganIt wants $5 billion and it wants it now.
  17. Pay Czar Gets PaidIn some ways, the financial crisis has been a pretty good thing for Kenneth Feinberg.
  18. the gorilla
    Richard Fuld: Lehman Brothers Was ‘Risk Averse’The Gorilla remains defiant.
  19. white people with money writing about white people with more money
    Interviewing Your Work Buddies for Fun and ProfitTwo ‘Vanity Fair’ scribes did it. Now we’re doing it!
  20. the gorilla
    Report: Richard Fuld Practically Wet Himself During Lehman InquiryHe often appeared “hyper” and “highly agitated” during questioning.
  21. Former Lehman Executives ‘Giggle’ at ‘Nonprofessionals’ Who Think Losing Billions of Dollars Is a Big DealIt’s sad, really, that people think it’s such a big deal.
  22. white men with money
    Barclays Defines ‘Jerks’ Loosely“While most investment banks claim to have a ‘no-jerk’ policy on hiring,” the ‘FT’ tells us today, at Barclays “the policy is taken seriously.”
  23. fi-cri fallout
    Lehman Brothers Executives Let Loan Exposures Balloon in Order to Save ‘100 Bankers’A short vignette from the gargantuan Lehman Brothers bankruptcy report.
  24. nude lips sink ships
    Erin Callan Is Living the DreamShe lives in the woods and dates a fireman.
  25. the gorilla
    Former Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld Has a Passion for FashionHe’s basically Anna Wintour without the bob.
  26. cultural capital
    Collectors Turn Out for Lehman Art ‘Trophies’Artwork from the walls of the bankrupt firm had surprising cachet.
  27. the greatest depression
    The Financial-Crisis Lit Cheat SheetThe best bits from the flood of books recapping last year’s Wall Street meltdown.
  28. sadiversaries
    The Media Gets Misty Over Lehman AnniversaryFormer head Richard Fuld doesn’t even have his own caddy anymore. Sob!
  29. the fuldinator
    You Want a Piece of Richard Fuld? ‘Line Up’“I can handle it,” says the Gorilla.
  30. scenes from a meltdown
    BBC’s Lehman Brothers Movie Actually Sounds Pretty AwesomeThe British dramatization of the collapse of Lehman Brothers may not be as poncey as we feared.
  31. the gorilla
    Richard Fuld Has Never Been Bewildered a Day in His LifeFurious, emotional, passionate, vociferous? Yes. But never bewildered.
  32. finance fiction
    The British Are Making a Movie About Lehman BrothersThe new BBC reenactment of the events of last September sounds a little too British.
  33. white women with money
    Wall Street Wives Doing Their Part to Stimulate the EconomyLaura Blankfein, Kathy Fuld, and others were spotted shopping.
  34. the greatest depression
    Lehman Brothers Annoys Us Even From the Great BeyondPeople are making lots of money off of liquidating the fallen investment firm.
  35. scenes from a meltdown
    Bankrupt Lehman to Spend $6 Million on Old ChairsEven in death, the storied investment firm has money problems.
  36. the gorilla
    Richard Fuld Resigns As Lehman Brothers ChairmanWe know – we totally forgot he still had that job, too.
  37. white men with exotic collections
    Further Evidence That Former Lehman CEO Richard Fuld Is Pure EvilPhotos of his apartment reveal the Gorilla had some odd trinkets.
  38. the third terminator
    Mayor Bloomberg Loves Richard Fuld and He Doesn’t Care Who Knows ItNo one criticized him when things were going well, the mayor says, so no one should criticize him now.
  39. white men with money
    Erin Callan Needs A Little Me TimeThe Face of the Beginning of the End of Lehman Brothers is taking a leave of absence from her new job.
  40. rush to judgment
    William Dudley, the New President of the New York Fed, Lives in New JerseyNow that Tim Geithner is in charge of the entire economy, his deputy of two years, William Dudley, will be replacing him as president of the New York Fed. Is he good enough?
  41. finance fiction
    Richard Fuld and Donna Lewis’s Awkward Phone ConvoFuld [In high-pitched fake southern accent]: “Hi, is Ken there, please?”
  42. white men with lusty latin ladies
    Ex-Lehman Broker’s Biggest Mistake Was Involving a Playmate in His Insider-Trading ScamMatthew Devlin made a lot of mistakes with his insider-trading scheme, but the biggest was getting a hot broad involved.
  43. ink-stained wretches
    More Media Holiday Parties Get AxedWhat will we crash this year??
  44. Richard Fuld: ‘I Was Wrong’In the face of Representative Henry Waxman’s hard heart and perhaps fearing his secret chamber of whips and snares, Lehman CEO Richard Fuld got right down to the business of apologizing this morning.
  45. scenes from a meltdown
    Richard Fuld Emerges!The Lehman Brothers CEO finally addresses his employees in a memo.
  46. scenes from a meltdown
    Barclays Buys Lehman Building and Some Other Stuff for $1.75 BillionIt was really quite an impressive bargain, especially when you think of it in pounds.
  47. scenes from a meltdown
    Squash Instructor Speaks Tenderly of Richard FuldHe’s a ‘special guy.’
  48. scenes from a meltdown
    Lehman Staffers Look for NSA LoveWhen confronted with adversity, everyone has their own coping mechanisms — and sometimes those are sex parties and Craigslist.
  49. white women with money
    Slideshow: The Brokenhearted Babes of Wall StreetDid anybody else notice the parade of foxes exiting Lehman and Merrill yesterday? Who knew?
  50. scenes from a meltdown
    The Wall Street Crisis: What Does It All Mean?The only thing that anyone seems really certain about right now is that when the smoke clears, we’ll be looking at a different landscape.
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