Giving credit where credibility is due.
How do you see the economy today? The world economy? Where are we?
I think the financial system is extremely fragile. I think that you can see it in the volatility of currencies; you can see all sorts of weaknesses. I believe that there is an incredible amount of danger in things like the derivatives. I think that we are moving toward the outer limits of acceptable risk taking. … I think our financial system is dangerous and could create great problems for the real economy. …
— Sir James Michael Goldsmith, billionaire financier, 1994; February 26, 1933 – July 18, 1997