Want to know more about the current economic crisis?

Check out these links:
NPR’s Planet Money blog and podcast

Carnegie Mellon University Libraries’ Learning Guide to understanding the current economic crisis. This guide includes links to blogs, podcasts, and bulletins from various news sources.

American Public Media’s Fallout: America’s Financial Crisis

SEC Actions During Turmoil in Credit Markets

Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 from the U.S. Congress House Committee on Financial Services

Or check out some of the resources here at Milne for background information on the global financial system:
The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics ref HB61 .C647 2008

International Financial Instability : Global Banking and National Regulation HG3881 .I5763365 2007

The Age of Turbulence : Adventures in a New World HB119.G74 A3 2007

Dangerous Markets (electronic Book)

Global Capitalism : its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century HF1359 .F735 2006