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VIDEO: The 2007 Financial Crisis In Two Minutes

As recession talks mount, power players are making moves to brace for the whirlwind ahead. And it's not like there hasn't been turbulence already: oil is down and stock markets tumbled with it, not to mention troublesome lending practices.

As central banks and policymakers huddle to figure out the next move, we decided to take a trip down memory lane to what led to the most recent recession.

In our Video of the Day, Investopedia breaks down the 2007 crisis—complete with culprits and visuals—in two minutes. Check it out.