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Hear hear, and if there could be some regulation over the bonus system that would be good too (if a trader gets some percentage of the earnings in a good year, should he not pay a percentage of the losses in a bad one?).

Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed. Gandhi
by Cyrille (cyrillev domain yahoo.fr) on Tue Mar 18th, 2008 at 08:56:51 AM EST
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er, yes!

unless of course he has the right connections...

and some damaging evidence up his sleeve, to half-nelson the pols with.

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Tue Mar 18th, 2008 at 09:30:50 AM EST
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What an absolutely, astoundingly subversively good idea!

Capitalism searches out the darkest corners of human potential, and mainlines them.
by geezer in Paris (risico at wanadoo(flypoop)fr) on Tue Mar 18th, 2008 at 03:51:29 PM EST
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