WSJ's "End of Wall Street" Videos

Explains how easy money led to the collapse of Wall Street's biggest firms.

Chapter One: What Happened? In the first of this three-part series, Journal reporters explain how the housing bubble inflated and burst, and why easy money led to the collapse of Wall Street’s biggest financial institutions.

Direct link for Chapter One.

Chapter Two: Why Did it Happen? What was going through the minds of CEOs, corporate boards, fund managers and mortgage lenders as they created hard-to-understand derivatives Warren Buffett once called ‘weapons of financial mass destruction’.

Direct link for Chapter Two.

Chapter Three: What Happens Next? This final chapter of the crisis on Wall Street tells the story of the $700-billion bailout, as seen through a reporter’s eyes, and looks at what’s ahead for the global economy.

Direct link for Chapter Three.

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