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Relatively Positive Article from Economist

From: "andrew cooke" <andrew@...>

Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 19:00:51 -0300 (CLST)

"But history teaches an important lesson: that big banking crises are
ultimately solved by throwing in large dollops of public money, and that
early and decisive government action, whether to recapitalise banks or
take on troubled debts, can minimise the cost to the taxpayer and the
damage to the economy. For example, Sweden quickly took over its failed
banks after a property bust in the early 1990s and recovered relatively
fast."

And that from the Economist....

http://www.economist.com/specialreports/displayStory.cfm?source=hptextfeature&story_id=12373696

Andrew

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