from Felix Salmon:

When investment banks hire risk-takers

By Felix Salmon
September 15, 2011

Matt Taibbi is quite right about the $2 billion of rogue-trading losses at UBS. Basically, investment banks hire for risk-takers; they shouldn't be surprised when this kind of thing happens.

from The Great Debate:

It’s time for a wider European policy debate

By Mohamed El-Erian
November 18, 2010

AUSTRALIA/By Mohamed El-Erian
The opinions expressed are the author's own.

It is safe to say that there is broad agreement on what is most desirable for solving the Irish crisis -- namely a mix of domestic policies and external financing finely calibrated to enable the country to grow strongly, create jobs, stabilize the banks, and overcome large and mounting indebtedness.

from The Great Debate UK:

Walker review should pinpoint risk

November 25, 2009

pippacroney-Pippa Croney is a Director of JRBH Board Consulting. The opinions expressed are her own.-