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Economy Watch Archive: Crisis 101

MyerEmco's death tells larger tale of Internet's disruptive change, housing bubble's many victims

I want to draw your attention to this story that I wrote in today's Post, because even though it looks like nothing more than the bankruptcy of a seven-store electronics chain, I believe it's actually perfectly illustrative of the past...

By Frank Ahrens  |  February 12, 2010; 1:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Crisis 101 , The Ticker  | Tags: MyerEmco, NV Homes, home equity lonas, housing bubble  
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Crisis 101

THE BREAKDOWN: Origins of the crisis Examining the history of today's financial crisis: How risky mortgage lending fueled the housing market boom and subsequent collapse, in turn spurring more than $500 billion in losses at U.S. banks.Launch Narrated Slideshow...

By Bob Greiner  |  October 9, 2008; 12:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Crisis 101  
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