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“The Big Short”: we haven’t learnt all the lessons of the ’08 crash

"The banks we once worried about as too-big-to-fail are in many cases even bigger today"

By George Magnus  

Christian Bale, left, and Steve Carell introduce their film “The Big Short”, nominated for best cast in a motion picture at the 22nd annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in Los Angeles. ©Vince Bucci/Invision/AP

The film, The Big Short, is in cinemas now—the timing of its…

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