Five years ago, Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and it looked for a while like everything was going to collapse. No one knew exactly what was next as the financial system was imploding all around us.
Today, we’re still struggling to regain what we lost in the aftermath of this panic, although there is some reason to hope that we’re beginning to turn the corner. What has happened in the wake of it all? It’s worth taking stock and seeing where we stand.