Khan Academy Video Course: Credit Crisis
13 Installments—Entirely free
The financial crisis that erupted in late 2008 threw the world's economy into turmoil. Big banks failed or received bailouts, the housing market crumbled, and the stock market plummeted. But what exactly was behind it? This Khan Academy video course explores the causes and effects of the credit crisis: housing prices, mortgage-backed securities, credit default swaps, and more. These issues are at the heart of our financial system—and understanding them has never been more critical.
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Today’s Credit Crisis lesson (in video) from the Khan Academy is:
The housing price conundrum:
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