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Alternate title:The crime of our time
Summary:Exposing the forces responsible for the loss of trillions of dollars, millions of jobs, massive foreclosures, and the disappearance of retirement funds, the documentary investigates the unregulated fraud and theft that led to the market's collapse in fall 2008. Explores the epidemic of subprime mortgages, predatory lending, insurance scams, and high-risk hedge funds that caused the collapse of the housing market and a full-scale economic meltdown.
Creator:Schechter, Danny
Nowosielski, Ray
Globalvision Media
Provider:Media Education Foundation
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Massachusetts
Place of origin – Settlement:Northampton
Topical subjects:Financial crises -- United States
Financial institutions -- Corrupt practices -- United States
Predatory lending -- United States
Subprime mortgage loans -- Economic aspects -- United States
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century
Liquidity (Economics)
Genre:Documentary films
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Films@UM Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Films@UM
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