THE FIRST STAGE OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS OF 2007-2009: A CHRONICLE OF THE MAIN EVENTS
1. G.V. Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (Tula Branch)
In this article, the author analyzes the main events of the mortgage and / or global financial crisis of 2007-2009, considers the main versions of its occurrence and identifies the main stages of development. At the same time, the main emphasis is on identifying the lower chronological structure of this phenomenon and establishing a causal connection between the main events. The author considers the financial crisis as a historical phenomenon, using appropriate methods and an impressive source base. In conclusion, among other things, it is concluded that the primary problems in the mortgage market, which became the main cause of the recession, and the failure of the reverse interpretation.
Keywords: Global financial crisis 2007-2009, Subprime mortgage crisis, recession, Federal Reserve, Henry Paulson, Alan Greenspan, George Soros, Bear Stearns, Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch.