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From the March 2, 2009 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR FINANCES HISTORIANS WILL LOOK at the year that just ended as a financial tsunami that left in its wake millions of foreclosed homes, bankruptcies, and lost jobs. As if competing to abandon the basic tenets of capitalism, governments threw money at banks, investment companies, and huge insurers in an attempt to restore trust and stanch the flow of capital.