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Lehman Collapse

Americans Are Freaking Out About The Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 10.08.2013 | Business

The partial government shutdown has Americans nearly as freaked out about the economy as the event that triggered the 2008 financial crisis, according...

Investors Can Sue S&P In German Court Over Lehman

Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

A German regional court has opened the door to an investor law suit against credit rating agency Standard & Poor's over its assessment of Lehman B...

Lehman Brothers Scandal: Blogs Beat The Mainstream Press On The Key Details

cjr.org | Ryan Chittum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Look, I know that Lehman collapsed a year and a half ago, but this is a major story -- one that finally gets awfully close to putting the crimes in th...

Lehman's $50M Bonus Package For Employees Unwinding Derivatives Contracts Approved By Bankruptcy Judge

DAVID MCLAUGHLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK--A judge on Wednesday said Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. could pay $50 million in bonuses to employees still grappling with a huge derivative...

How Did Europe Respond to the Lehman Collapse?

Georges Ugeux | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georges Ugeux

In a strange way, the U.S. was better prepared to manage the collapse of Lehman Brothers than Europe, namely because it was happening within a single country.

A Debate Worthy of a Great Nation in Trouble

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

Lipstick on pigs, sex ed for pre-K, earmarks gone wild -- this presidential campaign is descending to a bridge to nowhere. We need a debate worthy of a great nation in trouble. And the only way that will happen is if citizens insist on it.

Lehman Workers Clear Desks, Weep After Bankruptcy

Bloomberg | Kevin Crowley and Thomas Penny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Sept. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.'s employees worldwide are clearing their desks, waiting to hear if they'll be paid, and startin...

From One Disaster To Another

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hale

The problem is everybody is writing down debt and these writedowns are what is leading to events like the Lehman collapse. There is no reason to think we are anywhere near done with these problems.

Lehman Brothers Collapse Could Be Imminent

Fortune.com | Allan Sloan and Roddy Boyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Fortune) -- To understand what went wrong at Lehman Brothers, leave the canyons of Wall Street and head to the flatlands of Bakersfield, 120...