Description:Â Andrew Ross Sorkin of The New York Times noted that 49% of people surveyed had a negative view of Goldman Sachs. Financial companies are busily trying to rebuild their reputations by, among other things, running lots of advertisements touting their lending activities, but numerous reports show that banks are cutting credit lines to both individuals and businesses.
Questions for discussion:Â
- What do you think about the theories presented that explain public reaction to the financial crisis and the business people involved?
- What is your view about this matter?
- What role should government play in this area?