Margin Call: Emergency Partners Meeting
00:02:55 - 00:09:00
  • History → American History → Great Recession
During an emergency meeting, partners at an investment bank discuss the early stages of the looming crisis in 2008 and how they plan to deal with it to keep their company afloat.

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  1. What do Mr. Sullivan's findings seem to indicate?
  2. How will the company be affected by this?
  3. How would the boss like the company to act on this news?
  4. Why does Sam have reservations about this action?

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