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Seven Years Later, Look Back on the Financial Crisis' Scariest Moments


Ready for a shock to the system? It’s been seven years—Sept. 15, 2008, to be exact—since Lehman Brothers (pictured) went bankrupt, shocking the world. In just a matter of months, the world watched helplessly as the US economy and housing market tanked. Entire corporations crumbled and millions lost jobs.

But, all these years later, do you remember how it all went down? Do you recall all the grimy, shocking turns on the road to recovery?

With this new timeline, Business Insider's been tracking the worst of the worst moments on the world's return to normalcy. So, with Halloween coming in the next few weeks, send a chill down your spine with the financial crisis’ 27 scariest moments. [BI]