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What were the effects of the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis?

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2007 - 2009 Financial Crisis

What were the effects of the 2007-2009 Financial Crisis?

The collapse of the American housing markets was among the biggest blows to the country during 2006 and 2007. In 2006, the US housing market was flourishing and the general public was given an easier way to buy a house with simpler loans. This increased the demand also led to increased prices. This led to an attraction of the investors who only bought houses as an investment to sell them for a higher price in the future (BBC News, 2007). This was referred to as a 'classic speculative housing bubble'. The rising ...

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The paper provides a detailed look into the subprime crisis that has been faced in the US. The overall cause and the impact are included.