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The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis

Crash of 1987

Before the Crash - Wall Street - Part 1
Before the Crash - Wall Street - Part 2
Before the Crash - Wall Street - Part 3
After the Crash - Wall Street - Part 1
After the Crash - Wall Street - Part 3

 

Federal Reserve (FED)

The Money Masters
Money, Banking and the Federal Reserve
Zeitgeist - The Movie: Federal Reserve (Part 1 of 5)
Zeitgeist - The Movie: Federal Reserve (Part 2 of 5)
Zeitgeist - The Movie: Federal Reserve (Part 3 of 5)
Zeitgeist - The Movie: Federal Reserve (Part 4 of 5)
Zeitgeist - The Movie: Federal Reserve (Part 5 of 5)

 

Banking and Money

Banking 1: Introduction
Banking 2: A bank's income statement
Banking 3: Fractional Reserve Banking
Banking 4: Multiplier effect and the money supply
Banking 5: Introduction to Bank Notes
Banking 6: Bank Notes and Checks
Banking 7: Giving out loans without giving out gold
Banking 8: Reserve Ratios
Banking 9: More on Reserve Ratios (Bad sound)
Banking 10: Introduction to leverage (bad sound)
Banking 11: A reserve bank
Banking 12: Treasuries (government debt)
Banking 13: Open Market Operations
Banking 14: Fed Funds Rate
Banking 15: More on the Fed Funds Rate
Banking 16: Why target rates vs. money supply
Banking 17: What happened to the gold?
Banking 18: Big Picture Discussion
The Discount Rate
Repurchase Agreements (Repo transactions)
Federal Reserve Balance Sheet
Fractional Reserve Banking Commentary 1
FRB Commentary 2: Deposit Insurance
FRB Commentary 3: Big Picture
LIBOR

 

Currency

Currency Exchange Introduction
Currency Effect on Trade
Currency Effect on Trade Review
Pegging the Yuan
Chinese Central Bank Buying Treasuries
American-Chinese Debt Loop
Debt Loops Rationale and Effects
China keeps peg but diversifies holdings

 

Credit Crisis

The housing price conundrum
Housing price conundrum (part 2)
Housing Price Conundrum (part 3)
Housing Conundrum (part 4)
Mortgage-Backed Securities I
Mortgage-backed securities II
Mortgage-backed securities III
Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO)
Credit Default Swaps
Credit Default Swaps 2
Wealth Destruction 1
Wealth Destruction 2

 

Greek Debt Crisis

Greek 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

 

Paulson Bailout

Bailout 1: Liquidity vs. Solvency
Bailout 2: Book Value
Bailout 3: Book value vs. market value
Bailout 4: Mark-to-model vs. mark-to-market
Bailout 5: Paying off the debt
Bailout 6: Getting an equity infusion
Bailout 7: Bank goes into bankruptcy
Bailout 8: Systemic Risk
Bailout 9: Paulson's Plan
Bailout 10: Moral Hazard
Bailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothing
Bailout 12: Lone Star Transaction
Bailout 13: Does the bailout have a chance of working?
Bailout 14: Possible Solution
Bailout 15: More on the solution

 

Geithner Plan

Geithner Plan I
Geithner Plan II
Geithner Plan 2.5
Geithner Plan III
Geithner Plan IV
Geithner 5: A better solution

 

Spanish Crisis

THE GREAT SPANISH CRASH

 

Argentina Economic collapse

Argentina Economic collapse

 

Meltdown: The Global Financial crisis

Meltdown: The Global Financial crisis

 

Donos de Portugal

Donos de Portugal (Owners of Portugal)

 

Financial History

The crash of 1929
The sixties- The years that shaped a generation

 

Series Keynes versus Hayek

Keynes vs. Hayek
"Fear the Boom and Bust" a Hayek vs. Keynes Rap Anthem
Hayek vs. Keynes Sequel Sneak Peek at The Economist Buttonwood Gathering

 

The Wall Street Code

The Wall Street Code

 

Quando a Europa salva os bancos, quem paga?

Quando a Europa salva os bancos, quem paga?

 

"Dangerous crowd" In the age of mass democracy

Century of the self 1 of 4
The Century Of The Self - The Engineering of Consent
Before the crash
The Century Of The Self - 4 - 4

 

Princes of the Yen: Central Bank Truth Documentary

Princes of the Yen: Central Bank Truth Documentary

 

The march of the bonus army

This is the story of what the American Government, President Hoover and General MacArthur promised and failed to deliver. Could it happen again? THIS DID HAPPEN only a couple of generations ago.

 

The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis | Brian S. Wesbury

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. The Great Economic Myth of 2008, challenging the accounting to accounting principal.

 

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