Build Up to the Great Repression

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  • President Reagan Appoints CEO Donald Regan

    President Reagan Appoints CEO Donald Regan
  • Depository Institutions Act of 1982

    Depository Institutions Act of 1982
  • US Becomes Dependent on Outside Investment

    US Becomes Dependent on Outside Investment
  • Tax Reform Act of 1986

    Tax Reform Act of 1986
  • Alan Greenspan Appointed Chairman of the Fed

    Alan Greenspan Appointed Chairman of the Fed
  • Black Monday

    Black Monday
    Largest percent decline in the course of on day in stock market history
  • Savings and Loan Crisis

    Savings and Loan Crisis
  • George H.W. Bush Takes Office

    George H.W. Bush Takes Office
  • George H W Bush Passes Ethics and Reform Act

    George H W Bush Passes Ethics and Reform Act
  • Robert Rubin Appointed Secretary of Treasury

    Robert Rubin Appointed Secretary of Treasury
  • Larry Summers Appoint Deputy Treasury Secretary

    Larry Summers Appoint Deputy Treasury Secretary
  • Dervatives Become a Key Part of Market

    Dervatives Become a Key Part of Market
  • Brooksley E. Born Appointed Chair of CTFC

    Brooksley E. Born Appointed Chair of CTFC
  • Congress Overturns Glass Steagall

    Congress Overturns Glass Steagall
  • Commodity Futures Modernization Act Passes

    Commodity Futures Modernization Act Passes
  • Dot-Com Bubble Bursts

    Dot-Com Bubble Bursts
  • George W Bush Take Office

    George W Bush Take Office
  • Enron Scandal

    Enron Scandal
  • Ben Bernake Becomes Chair of Fed

    Ben Bernake Becomes Chair of Fed
  • Henry Paulson Appointed Secretary of Treasury

    Henry Paulson Appointed Secretary of Treasury
  • First Visible Affects of Crisis

    First Visible Affects of Crisis
    HSBC writes down it's holdings of subprime related MBS.
  • Government Seizes Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    Government Seizes Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
  • Lehman Brothers Files for Bankruptcy

    Lehman Brothers Files for Bankruptcy