Justin Lahart

Economics Reporter, Wall Street Journal

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Bear Stearns was  bailed out , along with  Freddie and Fannie , while Lehman Brothers was  allowed to fail .

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Bear Stearns was bailed out , along with Freddie and Fannie , while Lehman Brothers was allowed to fail .

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