Stock market crash
A stock market crash is a sudden dramatic decline of stock prices across a significant cross-section of a stock market, resulting in a significant loss of paper wealth. Crashes are driven by panic as ...
Stock market crash - Wikipedia
Goldman Sachs Must Pay $5 Billion For The Sale Of Risky Mortgages Leading Up To The Financial Crisis
The Justice Department on Monday announced a $5-billion settlement with Goldman Sachs over the sale of mortgage-backed securities leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Greek leader makes a deal with Europe but faces a revolt at home
It was unclear whether Alexis Tsipras’s acquiescence would bring new elections, a new government — or his resignation. On Monday morning, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras capitulated in Brussels to...
Ex-Lehman Boss To Launch Stock Exchange This Summer
Former Lehman Brothers chief Dick Fuld spoke publicly for the first time on Thursday in part to pave the way for this summer's relaunch of the National Stock Exchange, which Fuld part owns. The former...
The Big Banks Are Corrupt – And Getting Worse
The Justice Department’s latest settlement with felonious big banks was announced this week, but the repercussions were limited to a few headlines and some scattered protestations.That’s not enough. W...
Guy Trading at Home Caused the Flash Crash
Hey look, they caught the guy who caused the flash crash of 2010! His name is Navinder Singh Sarao, and he lives in London and in 2009 he asked someone to help him build a spoofing robot. Also he was ...
U.S. Charges British Trader With Helping Cause 'Flash Crash'
Alleged market manipulation by a London-based high-frequency trader helped cause the 2010 "Flash Crash" that roiled financial exchanges and severely tested investors' confidence, U.S. authorities said...
Possible Early Warning Sign for Market Crashes
Complexity researchers who study the behavior of stock markets may have identified a signal that precedes crashes. They say the telltale sign is a measure of co-movement, or the likelihood of stocks t...
Wall Street Crash of 1929
The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began in late October 1929 and was the most devastating stock market crash in the histor...
Wall Street Crash of 1929 - Wikipedia
Trading curb
A trading curb, also known as a circuit breaker, is a point at which a stock market will stop trading for a period of time in response to substantial drops in value. There is no circuit breaker mecha...
United States housing bubble
The United States housing bubble was an economic bubble affecting many parts of the United States housing market in over half of American states. Housing prices peaked in early 2006, started to declin...
United States housing bubble - Wikipedia
Causes of the late-2000s financial crisis
Many factors directly and indirectly caused the Great Recession (which started in 2007 with the US subprime mortgage crisis), with experts placing different weights upon particular causes.Major causes...
Causes of the late-2000s financial crisis - Wikipedia
Economic crisis of 2008
The Great Recession was the general economic decline observed in world markets around the end of the first decade of the 21st century. The exact scale and timing of the recession is debated and varied...
Economic crisis of 2008 - Wikipedia
Goldman Sachs Must Pay $5 Billion For The Sale Of Risky Mortgages Leading Up To The Financial Crisis
The Justice Department on Monday announced a $5-billion settlement with Goldman Sachs over the sale of mortgage-backed securities leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisis
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisis addresses various actions taken by governments around the world to address the effects of the subprime mortgage crisis.Regulators and legislators are consid...
Regulatory responses to the subprime crisis - Wikipedia
Greek leader makes a deal with Europe but faces a revolt at home
It was unclear whether Alexis Tsipras’s acquiescence would bring new elections, a new government — or his resignation. On Monday morning, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras capitulated in Brussels to...
U.S. Charges British Trader With Helping Cause 'Flash Crash'
Alleged market manipulation by a London-based high-frequency trader helped cause the 2010 "Flash Crash" that roiled financial exchanges and severely tested investors' confidence, U.S. authorities said...
2014–15 Russian financial crisis
The ongoing financial crisis in Russia and the associated shrinking of the Russian economy is the result of the collapse of the Russian ruble beginning in the second half of 2014. A decline in confide...
2014–15 Russian financial crisis - Wikipedia
2014 Russian financial crisis
The ongoing financial crisis in Russia and the associated shrinking of the Russian economy is the result of the collapse of the Russian ruble beginning in the second half of 2014. A decline in confide...
KBC Bank
KBC Bank N.V. is a Belgian universal multi-channel bank, focusing on private clients and small and medium-sized enterprises. Besides retail banking, insurance and asset management activities (in colla...
KBC Bank - Wikipedia
Australian banking crisis of 1893
The 1893 banking crisis occurred in Australia when several of the commercial banks of the colonies within Australia collapsed. During the 1880s there was a speculative boom in the Australian property ...
Xoom (web hosting)
Xoom was an early dot-com that used to primarily provide free unlimited space web hosting, similar to GeoCities.
Xoom was founded by Chris Kitze in September 1996 as a download website offering fr...