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Old Banks, New Lending Tricks

Lenders haven't sworn off risky financial products. They've come up with a slew of new ones
Original publication date: 
Wednesday, August 5, 2009 (All day)

That didn't take long. The economy hasn't yet recovered from the implosion of risky investments that led to the worst recession in decades—and already some of the world's biggest banks are peddling a new generation of dicey products to corporations, consumers, and investors.

Wall Street Plays Hardball

Taxpayers are taking another hit as strapped local governments fork over billions in fees on investments gone bad
Original publication date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2009 (All day)

Taxpayers are taking another hit as strapped local governments fork over billions in fees on investments gone bad

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