How did banking get so screwed up?

One of the best articles I’ve found on how the banking industry & Wall St got so screwed up that they could take down the world’s economy. It’s very long, but an easy and engaging read – you don’t have to be an economist to understand it.  Warning to the sensitive: it’s from Rolling Stone, so some of language is a bit salty.  Check it out here at: The Big Takeover.

Wall St and Uncle Sam