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Financial Crisis

  1. What role did junk bonds play in the financial crisis of 2007-08?

  2. How important are fleet sales to an automaker's business?

  3. What role did securitization play in the U.S. subprime mortgage crisis?

  4. What types of companies are in the automotive sector besides auto manufacturers?

  5. Why do MBS (mortgage-backed securities) still exist if they created so much trouble ...

  6. What are some examples of moral hazard in the business world?

  7. What's the difference between cyclical unemployment and seasonal unemployment?

  8. How did moral hazard impact the financial crisis of 2007-08?

  9. What country has the richest middle class?

  10. What average annual return does the financial services sector generate?

  11. How successful is fiscal policy in guiding the national economy?

  12. Which day is known as China's "Black Tuesday" and why?

  13. What is an echo bubble?

  14. What is the Dodd-Frank Act? How does it affect me?

  15. How does TARP affect the economy?

  16. If my mortgage lender goes bankrupt, do I still have to pay my mortgage?

  17. What is the difference between a Ponzi and a pyramid scheme?

  18. What was the South Seas bubble?

  19. What is the difference between systemic risk and systematic risk?

  20. What is a V-shaped recovery and how is it different from other recoveries?

  21. What is a growth recession?

  22. What is moral hazard?

  23. What burst the Mississippi bubble?

  24. Why is Frank Quattrone credited with contributing to the growth of the dotcom bubble?

  25. How does a credit crunch occur?

  26. Why does a crisis in emerging markets cause U.S. Treasury yields to decrease?

  27. What is Black Monday?

  28. What happens when a circuit breaker is put into effect?

  29. How do investors lose money when the stock market crashes?

  30. What is a liquidity squeeze?

  31. What causes a recession?

  32. Why did dotcom companies crash so drastically?

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