Here we are, ten years after the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers, and one would be hard pressed to find evidence of meaningful lessons learned.
“As long as the music is playing, you’ve got to get up and dance,” – Chuck Prince, Citigroup
Chuck’s utterance now sounds more like a quaint remembrance than a stark reminder. Ben Bernanke’s proclamation also sounds more like an “oopsie” than a dangerous misjudgment by a top official.
“We believe the effect of the troubles in the subprime sector on the broader housing market will be limited and we do not expect significant spillovers …”
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