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9-25-2009  |  Puget Sound Business Journal

WaMu's Final Days: The Downfall of Washington Mutual

Inside the frenzied effort to prevent the largest bank failure in U.S. history

 

12-4-2009  |  Puget Sound Business Journal

WaMu's Final Days: The Washington Mutual Decision

Why did regulators abruptly close Washington Mutual when it had the cash to operate? Help was coming in six days.

 

12-25-2009  |  Puget Sound Business Journal

WaMu's Final Days: The Deal

Third in a series of exclusive reports on the events that toppled a century-old institution

 

3-6-2009  |  Puget Sound Business Journal

Foreclosed: A Week Inside the Crisis in King County

Auburn family’s path to foreclosure began with mortgage after 2 bankruptcies

 

3-15-2009   |  PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Foreclosed: By turning subprime loans into A-rated investments, mortgage securities  spread risk widely

Dozens of King County homes to be sold in foreclosure auctions on Friday, March 13 are causing pain far beyond the Puget Sound region...

 

3-22-2009 | PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Foreclosed: Banks Burdened as Washington Foreclosure Auctions Slow

On the cold, bright morning of Friday, March 13, Glen Hayton stepped outside the King County Administration building in Seattle. Normally, he might auction dozens of houses seized in foreclosure...

 

05-09-2010  |  PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

‘Error’ spills beans on Frontier Bank closure

At 5:20 p.m. on a recent Friday afternoon, the chief executive of Frontier Bank placed a frantic call to the head of the Washington state agency in charge of regulating community banks.

 

04-11-2010  |  PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL  

Killinger, Rotella will tell Congress that bank was on the mend when seized

In his first public statement since the seizure of Washington Mutual, former chief executive Kerry Killinger plans to tell a congressional subcommittee that the bank

 

01-24-2010  |  PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Federal Home Loan Bank seeks to recoup securities investment; $3.9 billion in mortgage suits filed

The Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle has filed lawsuits against 11 global financial institutions that sold it nearly $3.9 billion in mortgage-backed securities during the height of the housing market bubble....

 

04-13-2010  |  PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Live Congressional Washington Mutual Blog

Live blogging from the Washington Mutual hearing in Washington D.C.