Financial Reform: We May Be Stuck Paying for the Breaks Banks Bought
One clear indication that the financial industry reform plan adopted by the Senate can’t be that tough is the reaction coming from Wall Street. A longtime investment banker anonymously told The New York Times that there was “a sigh of relief” from many bank executives and traders once they saw that senators were not going to be more draconian with their changes.
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