Bitcoin usually gets slapped with a 'high risk' label, but a Swedish economist reckons it could actually have a stablising effect under some circumstances.
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Whenever the question is raised about the appropriateness of the bailouts for our largest financial institutions during the most recent financial crisis, the usual response among people who defend the idea is to suggest that without those bailouts we would have had a meltdown of Great Depression-like standards. For example, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is a prominent proponent of this view.
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