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Title: The Impact of Financial Markets on the Economy
Subtitle: An Ethical Evaluation of the Functioning of Financia lmarkets
Author(s): VAN LIEDEKERKE, Luc
Journal: Ethical Perspectives
Volume: 4 Issue: 2 Date: July 1997
As with most of the things that pass through iour hands every day, we seldom or never pause to consider the meaning of money. We know very well that it is important to have it, but how money actually functions as an abstract medium in the conomic system is not of such immediate concern. What occurs with this medium, however, has a social impact that is particularly powerful and growing more powerful everyday.