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Bailout 15: More on the solution

For Students 11th - 12th
Sal continues his argument for "the Plutzy Plan" (named after his friend who initially poses the idea). He outlines both theoretical and practical implementation ideas to restore the financial system. His theories will invigorate your...
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Bailout 11: Why these CDOs could be worth nothing

For Students 11th - 12th
Differentiating between a $700 billion "blank check" and the acquisition of assets, this video explores the idea that the CDOs purchased by the government could be worth nothing. Sal takes students through the mathematical and economic...
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Bailout 1: Liquidity vs. Solvency

For Students 11th - 12th
Introducing the circumstance surrounding the 2008 bailout and financial crisis, Sal uses a simplified analogy to help students to see the heart of the matter. He covers the importance of credit and credit scores, as well as what happens...
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Bailout 7: Bank goes into bankruptcy

For Students 11th - 12th
Some banks escaped certain disaster with a bailout by the government. But, what about the rest? Sal explains the intricacies and dynamics of a bailout down to the details on a balance sheet. He also provides a thorough definition of...
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Bailout 8: Systemic Risk

For Students 11th - 12th
Using several balance sheets, Sal illustrates the connectivity of banks and how one bank failure can affect many. Again, he uses the example of Lehman Brothers as the "catalyst for this chain of events" to explain how one bankrupt bank...
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Bailout 14: Possible Solution

For Students 11th - 12th
Ripe for discussion in your economics and government classes, this video features Sal's idea for a best possible solution to the financial crisis. He first details the situation and what the plan would entail; he then takes viewers...
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Bailout 6: Getting an equity infusion

For Students 11th - 12th
What does a bank do when it has reached the end of its equity? Sal demonstrates the eleventh hour attempts by banks to liquidate all assets before doomsday. He also covers some of the rationale behind not accepting market prices and...
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"Big Three" Bailouts

For Students 9th - 12th
What does your class think about big business bailouts by the U.S. Government? Find out with this activity, where learners analyze a political cartoon comparing the "Big Three" automakers with the Greek Myth of Sisyphus. Background...