The worst case scenario?

My take on the B of A buyout is that Hank is piling up all the ****
into one huge **** on B of A’s books so that when they go under it is
clearly too big to fail and can be handled in one fell swoop.

That’s from a comment at  That view is an outlier, but it’s always worth knowing the worst case scenario.  At least it explains why B of A is interested in such a hasty deal with a losing business partner.  Here is Paul Krugman’s column.  Here is Felix Salmon on the unlucky Damien Hirst.  Arnold Kling outlines the best case scenario, which is right now a better forecast than the worst case scenario.  On another front, maybe Lehman bonuses will be clawed back.


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