Collapse of Bear Stearns

  • In Your Face: Portraits of Wall Street Whipping Boys Wednesday, 7 Oct 2009 | 3:33 PM ET
    Man signing painting of Richard Fuld

    During this financial crisis, many Americans turned their collective anger toward Wall Street. Geoffrey Raymond has turned this anger into street art.

  • Lehman Had to Fail; FinReg May Help Others: Paulson Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 1:15 PM ET
    Henry Paulson

    The government let Lehman Brothers fail during the financial crisis because there was no other choice, former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Wednesday.

  • Ace Greenberg: Liquidity Talk 'Ridiculous' Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | 1:48 PM ET

    Bear Stearns' Alan "Ace" Greenberg, a former chief executive who currently serves as chair of its executive committee, told CNBC that the liquidity rumors surrounding the company are "totally ridiculous."

  • Alan Schwartz: No Liquidity Crisis Looming Friday, 14 Mar 2008 | 9:45 AM ET

    Three days before announcing that Bear Stearns' financial situation had substantially worsenend, chief executive Alan Schwartz told CNBC he is not aware of any imminent threat to the Wall Street investment bank's liquidity.

  • China's Citic May Not Go Through with Bear Deal Saturday, 15 Mar 2008 | 12:24 PM ET
    China, Chinese Flag

    China's CITIC Securities said on Saturday it could not guarantee it would complete a deal to invest about $1 billion in Bear Stearns given the U.S. investment bank's financial crisis.

  • Paulson Praises Rescue Deal, Defend's Fed's Role Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | 10:54 AM ET
    Henry Paulson

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said on Sunday he was pleased with the deal forJ.P. Morgan Chase to buy Bear Stearns and with the Federal Reserve's latest actions to enhance market stability.

  • JPMorgan Chase Buys Bear Stearns On The Cheap Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 11:02 AM ET

    The $2-a-share, fire sale deal comes with an assist from the Federal Reserve and the Treasury amid growing concern about the deepening credit crisis.

  • Former SEC Boss Pitt Says Bear Rescue May Calm Markets Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 11:01 AM ET

    The combination rescue-fire sale package of Bear Stearns happened so quickly and involves so much unknowns about its balance sheet, analysts struggled to put its role in the credit crunch into perspective.

  • Bear Employees Contemplate a Poorer Future Tuesday, 18 Mar 2008 | 9:52 AM ET

    Bear Stearns' stunning collapse destroyed hundreds of millions of dollars in employee wealth, and those employees are nervously contemplating the future.

  • Schumer Assesses The Move: No Choice But To Act Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | 10:53 AM ET
    Schumer on Bear Stearns

    Thoughts on Bear Stearns, with Senator Chuck Schumer, D-NY

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