No Licenses to Kill

Because the financial collapse that began last year originated from within, it destroyed the prevailing view that financial markets are self-correcting. But, having gone too far in deregulating markets, we must resist a natural tendency to overcompensate.

NEW YORK – In the last year, we endured a remarkable experience; after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008, financial markets actually collapsed and required artificial life support. Nothing like this had happened since the Great Depression of the 1930’s.