The Great Debate

Would more women as traders make a difference?

By John Coates
June 19, 2012

This essay is adapted from The Hour Between Dog and Wolf, published this month by The Penguin Press.

How not to avoid the next panic

By J Saft
August 25, 2009

jamessaft1.jpg(James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own)

A proposal to give banks, hedge funds and private equity firms “affordable” credit default swap-based insurance against market panics will be very effective: it will effectively encourage even more risk taking and turn the next crisis into one about government credit.