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Transcripts reveal financial leader's struggle during the 2008 crisis

Six years ago the financial meltdown crushed the housing market and many investments while unemployment skyrocketed. What were financial leaders saying during those dark days?

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 12:30pm EST

Tags: west wing reports, paul brandus, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, economic stimulus

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Families hoard cash 5 years after financial crisis

They speak different languages, live in countries rich and poor, face horrible job markets and healthy ones. When it comes to money, though, they act as one: They're holding tight to their cash, driven more by a fear of losing what they have than a desire to add to it.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 11:44am EDT

Tags: recession