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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 8, 2016 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com Washington, D.C. – Better Markets’ CEO and President, Dennis Kelleher, issued this statement... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 8, 2016 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, sent the attached letter to... Read More
The TBTF wars continue. Better Markets’ Dennis Kelleher emails: “When will the TBTF trade groups realize that just because they say something — however stridently — doesn’t make it true? First,... Read More
"The UK’s four biggest banks would need to raise another £155bn in fresh capital to withstand a new financial crisis, despite the view of the Bank of England Governor that lenders have an adequate cushion to... Read More
"WARREN ON TRUMP: NUCLEAR WAR IS BAD FOR BUSINESS — In a new Bloomberg Businessweek interview out this a.m., Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on the huge disparity in Wall Street donations in favor of Hillary... Read More
"The Bank of England’s annual stress tests of the UK’s banks, designed to ensure Britain’s lenders will not be at the heart of another destructive financial crisis, have been branded “worse than... Read More
"It wasn't supposed to be this way. The regulatory onslaught that followed the 2008 crisis had one big target: ending "Too Big to Fail," the popular shorthand for large banks' (and insurers')... Read More
Hillary Clinton's War on Wall Street: At least once a week since the campaign started, Better Markets has been asked about Hillary Clinton and Wall Street, with most questions having the premise that she is in their... Read More
"The basic business model of high street banking is to profit from the “margin” between the interest rate at which banks lend to borrowers and the interest rate they pay out to depositors. The Bank of... Read More
Republicans last week adopted their national party platform during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. The New York Times called it “the most extreme Republican platform in memory.” ThinkAdvisor... Read More
"DEM NIGHT ONE: BAD START; BETTER FINISH — Things got off to a brutal start in Philadelphia with outrage and boos from Bernie Sanders supporters over revelations in hacked emails that the DNC favored Hillary... Read More
"Throughout the presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton has been dogged by complaints that she is too close to Wall Street, from her six-figure speaking fees from Goldman Sachs and others to, most recently, her selection... Read More
"Editor's note: This story was originally published in mid-January. As Hillary Clinton prepares to accept the Democratic nomination this week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, it's... Read More
"Sen. Elizabeth Warren may not be on the Democratic ticket as many liberals had hoped, but when the Massachusetts firebrand takes the stage at the party’s convention tonight, she’ll be more... Read More
WALL STREET INVADES PHILLY — POLITICO’s Ben White: “Wall Street is taking the Acela down to Philadelphia this week. Hordes of industry executives will descend on the city to celebrate Hillary Clinton... Read More
"Hillary Clinton’s unveiling of Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick was greeted by mixed reactions from liberal groups on Friday night. But one constituency breathed a sigh of relief: Wall Street. While some... Read More
"NEW YORK — Wall Street is taking the Acela down to Philadelphia this week. Hordes of industry executives will descend on the city to celebrate Hillary Clinton’s nomination for president and renew close... Read More
"WASHINGTON—Democratic vice presidential pick Tim Kaine’s support for the financial industry isn’t likely to allay some liberals’ concerns that the party’s presidential ticket is too... Read More
"An 80-year-old banking law has done the impossible: united Republicans and Democrats. "Donald Trump Republicans and Bernie Sanders Democrats have inserted into their party platforms a call to... Read More
"The Republican Party platform calls for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall law, but the idea is driven more by politics than policy and probably won't get very far, financial industry observers say. "... Read More

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