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Timothy Geithner: The Financial Crisis 10 Years Later

Former US Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner sat down with Andrew W. Lo for an extraordinary conversation to mark the 10-year anniversary of the global financial crisis.

Top 10 Steven Eisman Quotes from Hong Kong

“I don’t see any financial crisis in the near future," Steven Eisman told delegates at the 71st CFA Institute Annual Conference.

Book Review: Financial Crisis, Contagion, and Containment

In a sweeping survey of the financial crises that shook East Asia and other developing countries, the author explores the compatibility of emerging market economies with inherently volatile global financial markets.

The ARS Debacle: The Forgotten Crisis of 2008

Tucked away in the early days of the financial crisis, the auction rate securities (ARS) debacle has been largely relegated to the dim recesses of memory. However, investors and advisers should not downplay its significance.

Book Review: Criminal Capital

Expert Stephen Platt illustrates how the profits from drug trafficking, bribery, and piracy make their way through the financial system. He calls for lawmakers to improve regulation to help reduce the amount of criminal activity that is facilitated by the financial system.

Enron Revisited: Highlights from Bear Stearns Research

Today, it's hard to remember Enron as anything but a classic example of hubris and fraud. But the market didn't always know that. A recently revealed Bear Stearns research note shows just what the market thought of Enron in the heady days of early 2001.

Lessons from the Financial Crisis

Former chair of the Federal Depositors Insurance Corporation (FDIC) Sheila C. Bair provides insight on the financial crisis and discusses how the system can be made more stable in a Take 15 interview.

Are We Headed for Another Global Financial Crisis?

It's been seven years since the global financial crisis of 2008. Although market volatility has picked up somewhat recently, markets have stayed relatively stable. Major world economies remain sluggish, but are mostly reporting positive growth rates. Are we embarking on a new era of prosperity? Or should we expect another economic disaster sometime soon? We asked CFA Institute Financial NewsBrief readers what they think the probability is that the world will experience another financial crisis in the next five years.

Nouriel Roubini: Unconventional Truth Six Years after the Crisis

Usman Hayat, CFA, interviewed Nouriel Roubini last month at the Middle East Investment Conference. Roubini shared his thoughts on why the unconventional monetary policies implemented since the Great Recession have not delivered on the hopes of their proponents or the fears of their detractors.

The 10 Most Popular Webcasts of 2014

From geopolitics and the financial crisis, to individual asset classes and portfolio management techniques, these 10 videos and webcasts offer a wide range of insights to think about as we start the new year.



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