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US hiring surges as unemployment dips

...level since the financial crisis struck at full force in the fall of 2008 with the bankruptcy of the Wall Street firm Lehman Brothers."Since February, this has now become a textbook jobs expansion," said Patrick O'Keefe, director of economic...
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Some lessons from the Lehman report

...bankruptcy examiner Anton Valukas on the demise of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. has put into sharp relief what many...self-regulation. Last week's revelations about Lehman Brothers reinforce what I've been saying for some time...
Outside column: Wall Street turned its back on America

At the risk of speaking ill of the dead, what good was Lehman Brothers, anyway? And if Merrill Lynch was so bullish on America, why is it that, despite the torrent of foreign investment that flowed...
Outside editorial: Searching for an end to crisis system. One blue-blooded investment bank, Lehman Brothers, sought shelter under Chapter 11 bankruptcy laws...have been a response to the very factor that battered Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch: The federal government decided...
Debates a shot at finding that 'defining moment'

...moment can sprout anywhere, of course.For John McCain, it was a Florida campaign rally on Sept. 15, 2008. As Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy, the nation's financial system teetered on the brink and stocks tanked, McCain insisted that...
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The business of 'too big to fail'

...following editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News: One year ago on Sept. 15, the investment house Lehman Brothers collapsed, and the federal government refused to bail it out. The nation's financial system, already shaky from...
It's time to think and act anew

Economic collapse is not an anniversary anyone wants to mark, but we note it this month. A year ago the news of Lehman Brothers' collapse and AIG's near collapse stunned our nation, led to a global economic crisis and was followed by an infusion...
Outside editorial: How much bite for new watchdog? American International Group, Bear Stearns or Lehman Brothers - that are not banks but are so large and so intertwined...Geithner's proposal reflects the unhappy results of letting Lehman Brothers go that route. Still, we wonder about the details...
Magazine lists Juneau man among top financial advisors

...turning point." He graduated in economics and returned to visit family in Alaska. On a whim, he applied to Shearson Lehman Brothers, which became City Group-owned Smith Barney. The 2008 financial meltdown and its subsequent bankruptcies made...
JPMorgan: Isn't life strange?

...flying below the clouds today.But think about why. Here we are four years after the collapse of Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers and AIG, and we're still working toward implementing the rules that Congress and the president put in place to...


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