Financial lobbying

Is financial lobbying proving so successful that it threatens the regulations that could save the world from another meltdown? The BBC's Michael Robinson has been to America to talk to its financial regulators and investigate the pressures on them.

Plus, did the force of momentum help create the financial crisis? Author and former investment banker Mark Roeder claims that momentum shapes lives.

And, does the IMF understand Asia? Our regular commentator Jeremy Wagstaff looks back to his experience in Indonesia in the 1990s, when the IMF came calling.

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Tue 7 Jun 2011 11:32 GMT

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