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The Spectacular Rise and Fall of the World's Only Hard Rock Theme Park
And what we can learn from it a decade later.
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Rich People Broke America and Never Paid the Price
Lehman Brothers collapsed ten years ago, exposing a rotten system run only by greed. In an alternate universe, things actually changed.
Do Not Go into Debt to Buy Bitcoin, You Idiots
A professor explains what's going on with the so-called cryptocurrency and why it's probably too late to make a fortune off of it.
Hanging Out with a Millionaire Felon During His Weekend Off from Prison
Two weekends a month, Per Ulrich Karpf gets time off from prison, which he spends living it up in Copenhagen.
The Bankers Behind the Financial Crisis Actually Got Promoted
Millions lost their homes and jobs, and not only did the bankers not go to jail, most of them got new and better gigs, according to a new study.
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Obama's Getting $400K for His First Private Speaking Engagement
The former president is scheduled to speak at a healthcare conference for a Wall Street financial firm in September.
How Spain's Financial Crisis Influenced a Generation of Architecture and Design
The Spanish Biennial of Architecture and Urbanism (BEAU) at Cooper Union highlights Spain's most adaptive designers.
The Tiny Chinatown Bank That Was Scapegoated After the Financial Crisis
Legendary 'Hoop Dreams' documentarian Steve James's newest film, 'Abacus: Small Enough to Jail,' tells the story of the only US bank prosecuted after the 2008 financial crisis.
Inside the Abortive FBI Investigation of Illegal Foreclosure in Florida
The massive probe threatened to implicate the biggest banks in America, but sent just one woman to prison.
Why You Should Care About Big Banks Cutting Deals with the Feds to Avoid Prosecution
Wall Street deviants play by their own set of rules.
My Dad Is a 60-Year-Old Undergrad
Like my dad, more and more senior citizens are going back to school to update their skills and earn degrees to get better jobs.
Lehman Brothers Whiskey Has Notes of Burning Money and Despair
Hoping to capture the unique taste of financial collapse, a British entrepreneur is creating a line of Lehman Brothers whiskeys that deliver “the ups and downs of the economic devastation of 2008” to your glass.