一种信任危机

伦敦——

由于公众对金融机构的信任,再加上相信金融监管机构会很好地履行其职责,于是乎他们成为本次金融危机早期受害者。由此可见,当那些令人敬仰的大公司们居然说出他们也不完全明白自己使用的金融工具和风险大小的时候,这也不足为奇了。

连上帝都都很难不对此偷偷地发笑。但不幸的是,如果一直缺失信任,我们大家就都会损失惨重。正如拉尔夫·瓦尔多·爱默生所说的那样,“信任的缺失非常昂贵。” 就经济领域而言,诺贝尔得主肯尼斯·阿罗在大约40年前就说过:“我们可以这么说,世界上经济的落后大都是产生于缺乏互信。”

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