Global Financial Crisis - Ten Years On
Naturally the tenth anniversary of the onset of the Global Financial Crisis will bring many analysis and comment pieces. We will curate the best of them in this blog.
John Authers from the FT looks at the common characteristics of bubbles
"Speculative bubbles are rooted deep in human nature, and have been widely studied."
There are numerous warning signs in the summer of 2017 from the rapid expansion of consumer credit
The renowned economist Steve Keen predicted the crisis a decade ago and is quoted in this article as saying that "ten years since the global financial crisis, world still suffers 'debt overhang'"
Here is an excellent background article from City AM:
The Guardian looks back here at the events of 2007: The day the credit crunch began
FT- Lessons from the Credit Crunch
Robert Peston's reflections