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リーマンプラザーズが破綻





経済のお勉強をはじめたばっかりの人間としてはもう何が何だか分からない。リーマンプラザーズが破綻するのか!?



http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/15/business/15lehman.html?_r=1&hp&oref=slogin



In one of the most dramatic days in Wall Street’s history, Merrill Lynch agreed to sell itself on Sunday to Bank of America for roughly $50 billion to avert a deepening financial crisis, while another prominent securities firm, Lehman Brothers, said it would seek bankruptcy protection and hurtled toward liquidation after it failed to find a buyer.



The humbling moves, which reshape the landscape of American finance, mark the latest chapter in a tumultuous year in which once-proud financial institutions have been brought to their knees as a result of hundreds of billions of dollars in losses because of bad mortgage finance and real estate investments.



(日本のメディアをみていると、危機感がとろけそうなので、久し振りに英文記事を読んでいます)