How to get your head around the financial crisis

One good thing about a financial meltdown is that it gives us an excellent insight into human nature. Those who are culpable for the crash - mainly the bankers, regulators and politicians - line up to tell us that the crisis was a ‘once-in-a-century

8th August, 2009

One good thing about a financial meltdown is that it gives us an excellent insight into human nature. Those who are culpable for the crash - mainly the bankers, regulators and politicians - line up to tell us that the crisis was a ‘once-in-a-century occurrence which was impossible to predict’.

Those who didn’t have their hands on the levers of power have pointed out that this crisis was as ‘obvious as the hand...

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