Letters: Mar. 8, 1999


"The world economy is so rickety that only a cell-phone tag team of financial sorcerers can fend off massive financial meltdown." CRAIG BESINQUE New Denver, B.C.

There is nothing more disturbing than reading an article devoted to the trio of Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Deputy Treasury Secretary Larry Summers [BUSINESS, Feb. 15]. These men hypocritically preach the merits of free markets and the evils of crony capitalism, yet have done more to subvert the free market than any other American economic navigators to date. They are anything but saviors of...

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