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How Merrill Lynch Traders Helped Blow Up Their Own Firm

Merrill Bank Of

First Posted: 12/22/10 04:52 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET

Pro Publica:

Two years before the financial crisis hit, Merrill Lynch confronted a serious problem. No one, not even the bank's own traders, wanted to buy the supposedly safe portions of the mortgage-backed securities Merrill was creating.

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