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Financial crises -- United States


Frontline: Inside the Meltdown

The economic situation in the United States is on everyone's minds right now, and this provocative and thoughtful look into how it all transpired is offered as part of Frontline's regular programming. As with most Frontline programs, visitors can watch the full program, and then go back to sections like "Interviews", "Timeline", and "Analysis". The "Analysis" section is particularly shrewd, and it...
Stock Market Crash: Looking Back to 1987

This week's In the News looks back at the 1987 stock market crash. The six resources provide an overview of the stock market crash then and lessons learned from that experience. The Dow Jones industrial average fell by 554 points on October 27, 1997, the largest points decrease ever, sparking fears of a repeat of the 1987 stock market crash which happened almost to the day ten years ago....