A previous chief executive of Royal/Dutch Shell explains the current crisis in ten points and says:

The financial crisis of 2007–2008 was a Ponzi scheme writ large. A Ponzi scheme, or chain letter, initially succeeds but eventually collapses, just as imprudent loans may at first succeed in their objectives but eventually the laws of economics come into play and expose the futility of the whole exercise. A pyramid scheme is always unsustainable for the simple reason that it is based on faulty principles and built on flawed foundations.

via The Crisis in 10 Points – Robert Stewart – Mises Institute .

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