- Florida stoppt bank run - Jermak Timofejewitsch, 29.11.2007, 22:49
Florida stoppt bank run
dero Behörden auf einen staatlich gepflegten Pool
Florida officials suspended withdrawals from a state-operated investment pool Thursday, abruptly halting a run by local governments spooked over the downgrade of its mortgage-related holdings.
The State Board of Administration, chaired by Gov. Charlie Crist, acted during an emergency meeting after local governments had taken out nearly $10 billion, or 40 percent of the pool's assets, in the past two weeks. That included $3.5 billion Thursday morning.....
wenn Beamte erst mal in Panik verfallen, statt ihrer obersten Pflicht, dem Büroschlaf nachzugehen... *gg*