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Restoring Confidence In The Financial System: See-through leverage: a powerful new tool for revealing and managing risk by Sean Tully, Richard Bassett

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Introduction

“Our world is broken – and I honestly do not know what is going to replace it.”

Bernie Sucher, Merrill Lynch, WSJ, 14/12/2009

The morning of 16 October 1555 was bright. In front of Balliol College, Oxford, the fires were being prepared to receive two famous heretics who would be burnt at the stake. England in the 1550s was turbulent, bloody and violent. Under Queen Mary the old religion of England was being reintroduced, and prominent members of the clergy who supported the break with Rome initiated by Henry VIII were being arrested and executed. This morning it was the turn of Latimer and, most gifted of the pair, a young Cambridge graduate who had been King Henry’s private chaplain; Nicholas Ridley. His death, if contemporary ...

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