> Risktaking is a myth like Horatio Alger. They "externalize" costs
> and risks.
Tell that to George Soros, who loaned Russia "several hundred million" last summer. Now *that's* risk.
Oh right, while we're on the subject of Russia, I note that the normally-cheery FT said that yesterday's t-bill auction had "particularly low demand" and also released details of a $200M "secret" loan from Chase at "below prevailing market" rates.