Spectacular subprime fiascos

Some Wall Street titans fiddled while Rome burned -- while others denied there was any sort of catastrophe was afoot.

CIBC analyst Meredith Whitney
CIBC analyst Meredith Whitney
Her husband, on the other hand, is more than a little freaked out by the downstream effects of the subprime crisis on the world's capital markets
After issuing a bearish note on Citigroup that contributes to a 7% drop in its stock, CIBC analyst Meredith Whitney receives death threats. Whitney says she isn't daunted. She is married to a former World Wrestling Entertainment champion called Death Mask.
Last updated December 19 2007: 10:18 AM ET

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