The view by Der Spiegel takes it to a more extreme view than I have.
Speculators are betting against the euro, banks are taking incalculable risks and the markets are in turmoil. Three years after the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy, the financial industry has become a threat to the global economy again. Governments missed the chance to regulate the industry, and another crash is just a matter of time.
[Apr 12, 2011: NYMag - The Revolving Door Between Washington and Wall Street]
[Jun 18, 2010: Gambling With Other People's Money]