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Paulson's team realizes that buying toxic assets will take too long, leaving direct capital injects into the banks as their only option to use TARP to get credit flowing again. With Bear Stearns out of the picture, short sellers have turned their attention on Lehman Brothers. With Bank of America purchasing Merrill Lynch, the only other buyer is British firm Barclays , but their involvement is blocked by British banking regulators. Bush needed Democratic votes to get the necessary legislation passed, because Republicans were already demagoguing it. The movie reminds us that President George W. Bernanke argues that the Congress must pass legislation to authorize any continued intervention by the Fed or the Treasury. After a wave of panic and personal haranguing from President George W.

Bernanke argues that the Congress must pass legislation to authorize any continued intervention by the Fed or the Treasury. The movie is heavy on the idea that saving the troubled banks required merging them with healthy banks, thus creating new institutions that are even bigger than the ones that the government rescued because they were too big to be allowed to fail.

Movie too big to fail

For example, Richard Fuld, the chief executive of Lehman Bros. How do you create excitement when most of the action consists of middle-aged white men in conservative suits talking on the phone, and the closest thing to a car chase is a stately procession of big black Town Cars?

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Meanwhile, insurance firm AIG also begins to fail. Bernanke and Paulson lobby Congress, with Bernanke emphasizing the potential of fallout worse than the Great Depression if they fail to act. Advertisement Continue reading the main story This version of events is largely correct, I think, and the movie tells it with exemplary clarity. But like most docu-dramas, it does condense events and conjure dialogue that never took place. But it could have been much worse. How often can you show people peering at spreadsheets and recoiling in alarm? I covered Wall Street for The Times during that period, and the movie accurately depicts the panic that gripped the Fed and the Treasury Department — and eventually a slow-to-comprehend Wall Street — as they scrambled to avert another Great Depression. Set several months after the government had rescued Bear Stearns by midwifing its sale to JPMorgan Chase, Paulson prods Lehman, the smallest of the four remaining investment banks, to raise capital to prevent a domino effect on other banks. That is how big a crisis it was. Finally, too late for Lehman Brothers, the government stepped in to save the banks, and the economy, from collapsing. Borrowing became too easy, especially for houses. The movie reminds us that President George W. Lehman collapses and is forced into bankruptcy. During a break in negotiations, another threatened firm, Merrill Lynch , approaches Bank of America to buy them instead, which Paulson tacitly okays. Bush needed Democratic votes to get the necessary legislation passed, because Republicans were already demagoguing it.

Credit Macall B. The movie reminds us that President George W. The film starts with clips of news reports about the mortgage industry crisis and the forced sale of the troubled Bear Stearns to JPMorgan Chasewith Fed guarantees. Paulson's team realizes that buying toxic assets will take too long, leaving direct capital injects into the banks as their only option to use TARP to get credit flowing again.

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