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Danger of being devoured in an all-consuming market

What's ailing the market is the way in which the size and structure of equity, bond and other sectors has developed.

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The 'market monster' is of our own making, as we have accepted a way of channelling savings into investment which arguably bypasses the interests of consumer wage-earners and smaller investors in favour of huge global institutions and frighteningly powerful market forces.

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WE'VE been hearing a lot lately about trouble in the market, as financial turbulence has swirled, values gyrated and trading volumes surged. But the real problem is the market - or rather the way in which the size and structure of equity, bond and other markets has developed....

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