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UnemploymentUnemployment rate primerUnemployment rate primerSimple analysis of cost per job saved from stimulus
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The housing price conundrumHousing price conundrum (part 2)Housing price conundrum (part 3)Housing conundrum (part 4)
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The housing price conundrumHousing price conundrum (part 2)Housing price conundrum (part 3)Housing conundrum (part 4)Mortgage-backed securities IMortgage-backed securities IIMortgage-backed securities IIICollateralized debt obligation (CDO)Credit default swapsCredit default swaps 2Wealth destruction 1Wealth destruction 2
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CNN: Understanding the crisisBailout 1: Liquidity vs. solvencyBailout 2: Book valueBailout 3: Book value vs. market valueBailout 4: Mark-to-model vs. mark-to-marketBailout 5: Paying off the debtBailout 6: Getting an equity infusionBailout 7: Bank goes into bankruptcyBailout 8: Systemic riskBailout 9: Paulson's planBailout 10: Moral hazardBailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothingBailout 12: Lone Star transactionBailout 13: Does the bailout have a chance of working?Bailout 14: Possible solutionBailout 15: More on the solution
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Brexit and European Union primerUnited Kingdom vs Great Britain vs England primerGreek debt recession and austerity (part 1)Greek financial crisis (part 2)How and why Greece would leave the Euro (part 3)Why Europe is worried about Greece

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Discussions of current events and how they relate to economic topics.