The Great Debate

Would more women as traders make a difference?

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.