There were a few investment banks, small by current standards, that expanded during the late 1970s, such as JP Morgan.
The Reagan Administration in the early 1980s began a thirty-year period of financial deregulation.
The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) dates the beginning of the recession as December 2007.
According to the Department of Labor, roughly 8.7 million jobs were shed from February 2008 to February 2010, and GDP contracted by 5.1%, making the Great Recession the worst since the Great Depression.
New research from the Pew Research Center shows that in the past two years, the percentage of US adults who had used a dating app tripled.