Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The Credit Crisis Explained

I came across these videos from Marketplace that are perhaps the clearest, simplest illustrations of the credit / financial conflagration that started on Wall Street and has now spread around the world. I never actually thought that there was any easy way to explain credit default swaps or CDOs but these guys do a pretty damn good job of it. This is the first video:


The Credit Crisis as an Atlantic Expedition

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