As part of his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort agreed to forfeit real estate and cash estimated to be worth between $42 million and $46 million.
It is a major talking point for supporters of President Donald Trump: Mueller's special counsel investigation is costing taxpayers a lot of money. But it's estimated the amount confiscated from Paul Manafort will more than make up the cost so far.
Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson describes the moment he knew Lehman Brothers’ fall meant the global financial system was at risk. He also relives his conversations with congress to get emergency powers for TARP and defends bank bailouts.
Former President of the New York Federal Reserve Timothy Geithner recalls the events leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, and the aftermath that followed. He calls financial systems a “dark mirror” on society.
Charles Kwalwasser worked hard through the bankruptcy and ended up at Barclays. But he has vivid memories of the crucial week that spurred the financial crisis.
A former executive assistant at Lehman Brothers, was laid off in March 2008 as the company's future was in question. Since then, he's had trouble finding a job that is as stable.
In a conversation with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon details the events leading up to the 2008 financial crisis. Ten years later, he says he doesn’t trust doing business with Washington because “the next government can do whatever they want.”
When the banks began to fail in 2008, executives turned to Warren Buffett in a plea for last-minute funding. He later called what would happen next an "economic Pearl Harbor."
From causing rifts between allies in the Middle East to multi-million dollar investments connected to the president, Trump's biggest headaches in the future could come out of oil-rich Qatar.