Washington Post: Boom, Bust & Aftermath Part III

The 3rd and final part of the WaPo series is posted, and this one is subtitled: "How the housing bust started a panic in Florida, felled a storied bank and raised the specter of recession."


The Bubble
Alec Klein and Zachary A. Goldfarb
Washington Post, June 17, 2008; Page A01

Category: Credit, Federal Reserve, Real Estate

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Washington Post: Boom, Bust & Aftermath Part II



Part II of the WaPo Real Estate & Credit series we mentioned yesterday is out today. A few excerpts after the jump will give you a flavor of the article.


The Bubble
Zachary A. Goldfarb and Alec Klein
Washington Post,  Monday, June 16, 2008; Page A01   html

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Category: Credit, Derivatives, Federal Reserve, Real Estate

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