Comment: Trying to work out what the big deal is

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Trying to work out what the big deal is

Isn't it common knowledge that all financial crises are simply a transfer of wealth? Obviously one group benefits from another's misfortune. Been that way forever, right? Is it so surprising to see someone who speaks of being on the receiving end? To hear "Goldman Sachs calls all the shots" is standard water cooler fare at most DP office chats when the subject of trading is brought up. Diversify your portfolio to lean on precious metals, bail on FRNs - standard financial advice. What revelation am I missing here? This wasn't a Nancy Grace nip slip for Pete's sake.