This file exposes the case of Belgium that has suffered very much after the financial crisis in United States in 2007.
The mortgage subprime crisis is explained quite easily and detailed.
Finally, the Belgian banks' case is studied deeply.
A. From a subprime mortgage crisis to a financial crisis
1. Subprime ?
2. Decisive factors to the development of mortgage loans in the beginning of 2000
3. In the beginning, a simple subprime mortgage crisis
4.1. Which financial intermediaries are weakened ?
4.2. Loss of trust as an aggravating factor
4.3. Courses of action of central banks
5. From a financial crisis to an economic crisis
B. Case study : Fortis Bank - The collapse of the Belgian bank