The global financial crisis is considered to be the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of 1929. The turbulences and rejections on the financial markets have a strong effect on the real economy as well as on Employees and taxpayers. Tighten global banking-industry regulations and ban high-frequency trading is long overdue.
- Bertin Eichler, IG Metall executive committee,
- Ralph Heuwing, Chief Financal Officer Dürr AG,
- Stephan Schulmeister, Austrian Institute of Economic Research,
- Torsten Windels, chief economist NordLB