In the States, President Obama has made it clear that he wants to lead a movement from an economy based on maxed out credit cards and under priced oil to one based on diverse energy sources and making stuff.
Print is about making stuff.
Martin Wolf -
Why Britain has to curb finance:
. . . Third, it must reject egregious special pleading from the industry. The sector argues that moving derivatives trading on to exchanges might damage innovation. So what? Maximising innovation is a crazy objective.
Fourth, while trying to create a stable and favourable environment for business activities, the UK should try to diversify the economy away from finance, not reinforce its overly strong comparative advantage within it."