Culprits get lined up.
A war conducted by bankers, politicians, academics, even startup guys.
Just when oil collapsed, housing stumbled, and layoffs began.
Collusion? At the very least, it’s a broken system.
Financial engineering can only do so much.
“Social cohesion is at risk.”
The industry is drunk with its own enthusiasm.
But the oil-price crash was supposed to goose consumer spending.
Wall Street promises a big boost to US GDP. What have these folks been smoking?
Subprime is merciless when it strikes back.