In the 1946 classic movie, It's a Wonderful Life, Lionel Barrymore plays businessman archetype Henry F. Potter. A key scene in the movie demonstrates Potter's acumen of acquiring a small town's bank during the infamous bank panics of 1929. Potter to the rescue! Only George Bailey (played by Jimmy Stewart) and his family's Bailey Building & Loan can survive the bank crisis.
The analogy is: If the middle-market represents all the small… Continue