Zero interest, exploding real estate prices and a rising stock market – the rich are getting richer. But what dangers does the global financial system pose to average citizens? Is the world facing a new financial crisis?
On Monday, Greece exits the third and final bailout program of a nine-year debt crisis that has chopped around a quarter off the country's economy. DW looks back at key moments from Greece's traumatic decade.
A decade after the Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy, the US economy is growing. Americans feel safe and are even optimistic. But economists warn that appearances are deceptive.
Ten years after the bankruptcy, the documentary The Crash – The Investment Bank Lehman Brothers charts the risky rise and ruinous fall of a global financial services giant.
After several decades in which the independence of central banks was seen as essential to economic stability, the notion is being questioned again. So are central banks free spirits? And do they truly need to be?
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