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Fascinating nugget: #Wealthtax  advocate @gabriel_zucman  "spent the fall of 2008 interning at a Parisian financial firm. Lehman Brothers, the investment bank, collapsed on his first day....": #economists  #inequality  #taxes  #progressives  #economics 

2 former rising stars at Lehman Brothers are beginning to revolutionize the way corporate bonds are traded #Fintech50 

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Have Two Former Lehman Brothers Traders Cracked The Code On Electronic Bond Markets?

On September 13, 2008, JP Morgan pulled $15B of repo financing from Lehman Brothers, forcing the company into bankruptcy. If the Fed’s (new) colossal repo market backstop was available back then, the ill-fated bank would have lived to fight another day. (1)

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@NewYorkFed  "It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin' It keeps you runnin', yeah it keeps you runnin'' - Lehman Brothers'>Doobie Lehman Brothers

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Warren Buffett doesn't think we learned from the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the 2008 economic crisis.

"Risk is spread out in the financial services industry now much greater than ever before." T. Russo, Lehman brothers chief legal officer at Davos 2007.

In the aftermath of the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, William Greider was one of the loudest critics of a blank-check bailout to Wall Street. In the heat of that debate, he and @rjocean  appeared on @democracynow 

India's real GDP growth is forecast to weaken for the third straight year to its worst performance since the collapse of Lehman Brothers

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Lehman Brothers' failure in 2008 triggered a massive financial crisis and upended the lives of thousands of former employees. Former executive assistant Jayson Berkshire worked at the bank for a decade and has struggled to find another full-time job since.


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As the desperation for yield makes banks more willing to gamble, it seems foolish for the U.S. and Europe to be softening the rules: Banks are safer than they were before Lehman Brothers imploded, but critical weaknesses remain

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Jeb’s policies in Florida helped lead to its almost total collapse. Right after he left he went to work for Lehman Brothers—wow!

Things that didn’t exist when Lehman Brothers collapsed this day in 2008: Uber Instagram Bitcoin iPad Snapchat Apple Maps Angry Birds Kickstarter GoFundMe WhatsApp Apple Watch FB Messenger Candy Crush Pinterest Alexa Venmo WeWork WeChat Tinder Twitch Siri Square Stripe Slack

Today is the 11th anniversary of the Lehman bankruptcy. This is how stocks closed that day... S&P 500: -5% Wells Fargo: -10% JP Morgan: -10% Goldman Sachs: -12% Morgan Stanley: -14% Citigroup: -15% Bank of America: -21% AIG: -61% Lehman Brothers: -99.4%

John Kasich was managing director of Lehman Brothers when it crashed, bringing down the world and ruining people's lives. A total failure!

Today is the 10th anniversary of the Lehman bankruptcy. This is how stocks closed on that day... S&P 500: -5% Wells Fargo: -10% JP Morgan: -10% Goldman Sachs: -12% Morgan Stanley: -14% Citigroup: -15% Bank of America: -21% Lehman Brothers: -99.4%

10 years ago this week, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. It was a key turning point in a financial crisis that would ultimately cost 9 million people their jobs & millions more their homes & savings. Many working families are still struggling to recover what they lost.

“Those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it.” Ten years ago the Lehman Brothers crash was a tipping point that devastated our economy. Don’t let the Trump Admin deregulate #WallStreet !

Anniversaries call for reflections. And 10 years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the largest bankruptcy in American history, some inexplicable issues linger unresolved.