When markets rumble a mistake in a market, this isn't a failçure of markets, this is markets working like they're supposed to do.
Financial services are not the be all and end all of the UK economy: and most certainly not all of the growth in it.
Banks have the right of set-off. Some want them not to use it: hang on, aren't we trying to nurse the banks back to health?
Democrats, the poor, Republicans and the religious....and professional politicians.
Was the iPhone simply too good?
Diplomatic blogging like you've not seen it before.
And finally, the world put to rights. Had to happen eventually, didn't it?