The Financial Crisis and Its Enron Roots

We should have learned the Enron lessons then so we could avoid the Wall Street lessons now.

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What should we have known when? Robert Bryce, writing over in our op-ed column yesterday, made the good point that the current financial crisis has its roots in the lessons we failed to learn after the collapse of Enron. It's a point echoed by Ron Suskind on today's New York Times op-ed page.