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The Fifth Estate House of Cards

When Lehman Brothers collapsed in September 2008, heralding the onset of a recession, the focus was on the greed and vanity of the Americans who ran the doomed investment giant. But The Fifth Estate has uncovered the Canadian connection to that collapse. His name: Brian Chisick. A Grade 10 dropout from Vancouver who moved to California, Chisick pioneered a predatory type of ...
  • 2010
  • 00:43:48
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/19/2014

Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse The Men Who Crashed the World (Part 1 of 4)

Greed and recklessness by the titans of Wall Street triggers the largest financial crash since the Great Depression. It's left to US Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, himself a former Wall Street banker, to try and avert further disaster.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Financial Collapse A Global Tsunami (Part 2 of 4)

The meltdown's devastation ripples around the world, from California to Iceland to China. Facing economic ruin, desperate world leaders are at each other's throats.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

News in Review - December 2009 Is the Recession Really Over?

It’s been just over a year since Canada was hit by the effects of a global recession. More than 350,000 people lost their jobs. Now there are some faint signs of recovery, but is the recession really over? In this News and Review story we’ll look at the state of the Canadian economy and what economists are saying about its ...
  • 2009
  • 00:16:15
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2009

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News in Review - November 2008 Canada and the Economic Breakdown

In early October 2008, a global credit crunch that began in the United States spread to Canada. Stocks plunged and many Canadians began to worry about their savings and whether the country was heading for a recession. In this News in Review story we’ll look at what caused the credit crunch and how it could affect the Canadian economy.
  • 2008
  • 00:14:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2008

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