Hasty takeovers, government bailouts, bankruptcy filings, CEO ousters and lots of interest rate cuts. Click for the big events of the big bust.
Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy protection filing is the largest in history, dwarfing all others. Take a look at the ten biggest corporate filings in US bankruptcy court.
Take a look at the failures of 2008 as measured by total assets and the cost to the FDIC’s deposit insurance fund.