onsdag 11 mars 2009

Sweden had like, five banks.

"Sweden, on the other hand, had a problem like this. They took over the banks, nationalized them, got rid of the bad assets, resold the banks and, a couple years later, they were going again. So you’d think looking at it, Sweden looks like a good model. Here’s the problem; Sweden had like five banks. [LAUGHS] We’ve got thousands of banks. You know, the scale of the U.S. economy and the capital markets are so vast and the problems in terms of managing and overseeing anything of that scale, I think, would — our assessment was that it wouldn’t make sense."
Barack Obama via Emil Arvidsson.

Fast Paul Krugman tycker att USA har, like four banks.
Men Krugman har ju varit hos oss och fått pris av kungen sa han kanske vill försvara vår heder?

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