Credit Crunch

Kelly, Tim
May 2007
Forbes Asia;5/7/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 8, p24
The article talks about the government intervention of Japan on consumer finance companies. The author stresses that the legislators in the U.S. who are weighing the merit of reining in the subprime mortgage market should consider the situation in Japan, where investors and the economic growth are affected by government intervention. Jesper Koll, chief economist from Merrill Lynch, states that the damage is affecting the general economy.


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