"Even as many Americans still struggle to recover from the country's worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, another crisis – one that will be even worse than the current one – is looming, according to a new report from a group of leading economists, financiers, and former federal regulators."
"The report warns that the country is now immersed in a "doomsday cycle" wherein banks use borrowed money to take massive risks in an attempt to pay big dividends to shareholders and big bonuses to management – and when the risks go wrong, the banks receive taxpayer bailouts from the government." ... "Risk-taking at banks," the report cautions, "will soon be larger than ever."
Read : http://abcnews.go.com/Business/economists-warn-financial-us-economy/story?id=9990828.
No, they learnt nothing - the bankers I mean ; and they never will as long as government does not impose some fierce regulatory measures !