Should Government Bail Out Big Banks?

In 2008, America experienced the biggest meltdown of its financial sector since the Great Depression. The conventional wisdom is that this failure and subsequent government rescue, commonly known as “the bailout” was brought about by three decades of bank de-regulation. There were a lot of causes for the meltdown, but deregulation wasn’t one of them. […]

Has banking culture really changed?

Ten years ago, the world was rocked by a financial crash and I was reporting from the FT newsroom. We are in a very dangerous moment right now for the financial markets. In the last decade, there has been extensive debate about how and why the crisis happened. But this film looks at a crucial […]