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The Operators

Behind a seductive Wall Street conspiracy theory

(Greg Klee/Globe Staff Illustration)
By Drake Bennett
September 21, 2008

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For the past few weeks, as some of the biggest firms in American finance have lurched toward collapse, and as markets the world over have seesawed in response, economic policy makers in the United States have scrambled to insulate the broader economy from panic. The federal government has leaned on Wall Street banks to come to the aid of their ... (Full article: 1927 words)

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