Paulson bailout's Full Profile
In the fall of 2008, it became clear that a cascade of bank failures was happening because of shoddy loans and exotic securities (both which fueled a now popping housing bubble). In an attempt to avoid a depression, the Treasury Secretary (Hank Paulson) wanted to pour $1 Trillion into the same banks that had created the mess.This tutorial walks us through the beginnings of the mess and possible solutions. Historical note: it was created as the crisis was unfolding.
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- Level of Difficulty: Beginner
- Size: One-on-One
- Instructor: Sal Khan
- Cost: Free
- Institution: Khan Academy
- Topics: Finance, Economics
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