I didn't mean to imply that you were a shill. Size, voraciousness & arrogance do tend to go together; those and the incapacity for FDIC to actually bail out any one of the remaining players (if that's not precisely true, it looks like it's headed that way RRSN) all point out the likelihood of your scenario. And it sounds like feudal types will indeed flock. I just wanted the other motifs that I noticed to be clearly pointed out.
It's going to be an interesting future, and there likely will be future Medicis or Templars to be dealt with--but count your fingers after you shake hands. And map your exits as you enter. This includes having more than one fiscal basket. :)
>> Actually I have no particular love for NationsBank, the corporate attitude
>> toward the average Joe/Jill is one of arrogance. But unless I miss my
>> this particular company will be the largest bank on the planet one day.
>> have a voracious appetite for other financial institutions (recent meals
>> Bank of America, Boatman's Bankshares). This company will earn 10
>> year. If this particular project works out well (for the bank) they'll
>> the process elsewhere. They're already planning more sites. What's good for
>> NationsBank is good for America! Right?
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