Those Saudi's are always so helpful...
The U.S. Treasury Department is submitting to Shariah - the seditious religio-political-legal code authoritative Islam seeks to impose worldwide under a global theocracy... "The U.S. government is currently studying the salient features of Islamic banking to ascertain how far it could be useful in fighting the ongoing world economic crisis."Read more at the Washington Times.
Say, I have a better idea, why don't they read the Bible for clues on economic matters instead?
The book of Deuteronomy is replete with instruction, and of course there's always: Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. The real solutions are in there. Unfortunately I'm sure financiers would find such ideas presented not only utterly impractical but highly laughable. Usury is simply far too useful, and (as has been so excruciatingly demonstrated) our whole economy is based on it.
Following the economy outlined in the scriptures--as Nibley would say, The culture shock would kill us.