Five years after the Lehman Brothers failure and financial meltdown, it’s too soon to put some candles in a cake, then wistfully blow them out.
This is a bleak birthday. There are plenty of presents and desserts for the bankers, but no goodie bags for Main Street.
Megabanks have gotten bigger and are an even larger threat to the global money system. They should’ve been broken up, but all they seem to do is get into more trouble.