A Decade After the Financial Crisis, Many Americans are Still Struggling to Recover

Los Angeles Times, Sept. 9, 2018–Jim Puzzanghera
Amid the chaos caused by Lehman’s collapse, the big banks got hundreds of billions of dollars in bailouts. Aggressive stimulus efforts by Washington officials injected trillions of dollars more into the financial markets and the economy, helping to end the recession, trigger record bank profits and fuel a historic stock market boom. But there were no big bailouts for lower- or middle-income Americans.