There are, of course, genuine problems in today’s financial sector. These truths, however, can’t disguise the fact that the modern financial sector plays a vital role in helping individuals and communities manage their economic futures, take reasonable risks, and share in the benefits provided by institutions such as stock markets.
Nov. 9 is not all about the past. North Korea and Cuba are still under the grip of communism. The citizens of many other countries, especially those with rulers trying to implement 21st century socialism and other totalitarian models, are also longing to celebrate their own freedom day.