Tag Archives: Proprietary Trading

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Wall Street Reform: Systemic Risk Regulation

Under current law, there is no single body designated to look at the “big picture,” and head off financial crises like the crash of 2008 and major non-bank players in the financial market operated in the shadows without any government oversight. Here’s how the Wall

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Letter of Support for Merkley-Levin Amendment

On Wednesday, April 21, 2010, Americans for Financial Reform sent a letter to Senators Reid and Dodd expressing their strong support for the Merkley-Levin Amendment (modeled after the Merkley-Levin PROP Trading Act), which will strengthen provisions related to proprietary trading and conflicts of interest in

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Huffington Post: The Real Price of Proprietary Trading

James Crotty, Gerald Epstein, and Iren Levina have co-authored an article regarding financial reform, the “Volcker Rule,” and the real cost of propriety trading.  Here is the introduction to the article: President Obama’s endorsement of the “Volcker Rule” — a set of proposals designed to