Новая Бреттон-вудская система

НЬЮ-ЙОРК - Мир скатывается в крупнейший глобальный кризис, вероятно наиболее масштабный за последнюю четверть века, а возможно даже и со времен Великой депрессии. Этот кризис был «сделан в Америке», причем  во многих смыслах. 

Америка по всему миру распространила свои ядовитые ипотечные кредиты в форме ценных бумаг, обеспеченных активами. Америка экспортировала свою философию невмешательства в свободный рынок, которую даже родоначальник этой теории, Алан Гринспан, признает сегодня ошибочной. Америка экспортировала свою культуру корпоративной безответственности - непрозрачные фондовые опционы, которые потворствуют плохой отчетности, которая, в свою очередь, стала одной из причин текущего кризиса, а так же скандалов с Enron и Worldcom несколько лет назад. И, наконец, Америка экспортировала свой экономический спад. 

Администрация Буша, наконец, решилась начать делать то, что ее убеждали делать все экономисты: хранить больше активов в банках. Но, как говорится «дьявол всегда в деталях», и министр финансов США Генри Полсон сумел извратить даже эту хорошую идею; ему, похоже, удалось придумать способ рекапитализировать банки таким образом, чтобы они не смогли возобновить кредитование, что сулит экономике одни неприятности.

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