This is the United States of America. It means we respond to our fellow Americans in times of crisis and emergency and disaster.
Too often, a problem is allowed to fester until it reaches a crisis point... and the American people are left asking the question: what went wrong and why?
Managing and navigating through a financial crisis is no fun at all.
A financial crisis is a great time for professional investors and a horrible time for average ones.
Being on a movie set is like one long financial crisis.
My old firm, Goldman Sachs - traditionally, the best banks are leveraged 8:1. When we had the financial crisis in 2008, the investment banks were leveraged 35:1. Those rules had specifically been changed by a guy named Hank Paulson. He was secretary of Treasury.
My low point was after being reorganized out of running Merrill Lynch. That dismissal deeply contradicted my sense of fairness, since, at the time, my team and I had done what we were brought in to do: We had turned Merrill Lynch around from the depths of the financial crisis.
It's not a stretch to say the whole financial industry revolves around the compass point of the absolutely safe AAA rating. But the financial crisis happened because AAA ratings stopped being something that had to be earned and turned into something that could be paid for.
What we know about the global financial crisis is that we don't know very much.
I am not responsible for the financial crisis, I hate to tell you.
The U.S., France, Germany and Canada have all responded to the financial crisis by boosting rather than cutting their science funding. The U.K. has not.
Importantly, in the 1930s, in the Great Depression, the Federal Reserve, despite its mandate, was quite passive and, as a result, financial crisis became very severe, lasted essentially from 1929 to 1933.
I was a professor at Princeton University. And, in that capacity, I studied for many years the role of financial crisis in the economy.
The financial crisis that began in the summer of 2007 was an extraordinarily complex event with multiple causes.
This crisis exposed very significant problems in the financial systems of the United States and some other major economies. Innovation got too far out in front of the knowledge of risk.
The crisis of the old order in Europe produced nearly 80 years of often bloody conflict between democracy and its foes from 1914 to 1991.
We do not need answers or formulas to minister in crisis.
I had my mid-life crisis at 29. I've got my thirties and forties into the back end of my twenties.
The science linking the increased frequency and severity of extreme weather to the climate crisis has matured tremendously in the last couple of years.
Right after 'Friday Night Lights' ended, I was in sort of an existential crisis.