Bailout

The Rise and Fall of AIG

    The Rise and Fall of AIG
What is AIG? • AIG (the American International Group) is an American insurance corporation that suffered a monumental liquidity crisis during the economic collapse of 2008. • AIG was founded in 1919
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Troubled Waters: The Greece Bailout

Troubled Waters: The Story behind the Greek BailoutWhat is a Bailout?• A bailout, in the field of economics, refers to the act of loaning or injecting capital into an entity, such
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Freddie Mac: What you Must Know

What is Freddie Mac?• Freddie Mac, which is short for the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, is a government sponsored enterprise responsible for expanding the secondary market for mortgages in the
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The Story Behind Lehman Brothers

What is Lehman Brothers?• Lehman Brothers was a global financial services firm that declared bankruptcy in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. Before the economy experienced a precipitous drop, Lehman
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Sallie Mae: A Brief Summary

What is Sallie Mae?• Also known as the SLM Corporation, Sallie Mae is a publicly traded U.S. corporation whose operations originate
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Fannie Mae: A Brief Guide

What is Fannie Mae?• Fannie Mae, which is short for, The Federal National Mortgage Association, was established in 1938 by the United Congress as a Government Sponsored Enterprise (although it is
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