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  • cobben
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    Iceland to tighten capital controls to boost crown

    Is Iceland an peculiar oddity, an anomaly, or a true canary in the debt
    mine?

    Horses gone (bank insiders have saved their capital), now time to shut barn door?

    Michael Lewis is a great writer, or investigating journalist?


    Iceland to tighten capital controls to boost crown
    Tue Mar 31, 2009

    http://www.reuters.com/article/usDol...10096320090331

    "REYKJAVIK, March 31 (Reuters) - Iceland's interim government on Tuesday
    tabled new rules to force the island's exporters to repatriate foreign
    currency in a move to support the crown.
    . . . "

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  • GRG55
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    Re: Iceland: "Wall Street on the Tundra" by Michael Lewis

    Originally posted by jk View Post
    this article is great fun to read.
    This article has to be the funniest description of a real catastrophe I've ever read...

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  • jk
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    Re: Iceland: "Wall Street on the Tundra" by Michael Lewis

    Originally posted by cobben View Post
    this article is great fun to read.

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  • Iceland: "Wall Street on the Tundra" by Michael Lewis

    Wall Street on the Tundra
    by Michael Lewis April 2009

    http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/f...urrentPage=all
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