Editorial - Screen says - Cracking the crunch
There's something appealing about business terminology that reduces complex economic movements to physical actions. The prime example at the moment is the 'credit crunch' - which hopefully will not end up in a global crash. It gives the sense of a natural order which has reached a finite point of disruption. That's so much more comforting than getting your head around the idea that dodgy loans to known credit risks can be traded as assets.