To paraphrase that old foe of capitalism Leon Trotsky,
you may not be interested in financial crises, but financial
crises are certainly interested in you.
Picture the scene: It's 2019 in Washington DC where the
President has just been informed of an unfolding event in
financial markets – something the President's advisers
are describing as a financial crisis.
Another crisis? The atmosphere in the room is tense.
Regardless of the birdsong outside, and the pale sun hitting
the Oval Office windows, all participants are scared.
Listening, but growing increasingly tense, the President...