Five years later, we follow the money


By Michelle Celarier

As we watch today's financial crisis continue to unfold, it's hard to step back from the daily drama. That might be because we hardly catch our breath before another calamity hits. Does it seem like the 100-year event happens every five years these days?

Five years is the theme of this year's issue, not because there was another crisis five years ago - though the credit bust of 2002 was a mere five years before the subprime summer of 2007. But the last market meltdown, between 2000 and 2002, helped usher in a new era for