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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 20, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Email shows Goldman admitted it was “toast” and only survived due to government... Read More
On Anniversary of Financial Crash, Court Keeps Records Secret From Public in MetLife v. FSOC   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com... Read More
JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Needs to Read the Poll Released Today Before He Runs and Loses for President FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 12, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 12, 2018   New Poll Shows Bipartisan Majority of Voters Opposed to Weakening Financial Protection Rules On the 10th Anniversary of the Financial Crisis Research from Better... Read More
THIS WEEK IN FINANCIAL CRISIS HISTORY: September 7th, 2008 - In an historic and unprecedented move, the U.S. Government places Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into "conservatorship" (meaning the US Government took... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 6, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Following the announcement from the five Federal financial agencies... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 28, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – With the Senate Judiciary Committee poised to open hearings to consider... Read More
The SEC Should Not Take Away Investors’ Rights or Force Them into Secret, Biased Proceedings Where They Almost Always Lose If you’re ripped off, should you have a meaningful way to get your money back?  If... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs at 202-618-6433 or at njacobs@bettermarkets.com     Washington, DC — Better Markets’ President and CEO, Dennis Kelleher... Read More
by Dennis Kelleher (this op-ed first appeared in The Hill) As we approach the 10th anniversary of the collapse of Lehman Brothers on Sep. 15 and the onset of the worst economic calamity since the Great... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, August 17th, 2018 Contact: Brandon Richards at 202-618-6433 or at brichards@bettermarkets.com   Depriving Investors of Important Timely Information Is a Bad Idea and No Solution... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 14th, 2018 Contact: Brandon Richards at brichards@bettermarkets.com or at 202-618-6433   The CFTC’S Loophole-Laden Proposed “De Minimis” Rule Baselessly... Read More
“The Economics Behind the Demise of Democracy,” An Axios Must-Read While many comment on the political, social and cultural upheaval from Trump and Brexit to the rise of authoritarians around the globe, few... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 07, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com SEC’s Investment Advice Rule Needs An Overhaul Washington, D.C. – Stephen W. Hall, Legal Director... Read More
By Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets (this op-ed first appeared on Medium)  Ever notice how Wall Street’s biggest banks and their lobbyists, lawyers and various other allies and... Read More
By Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets (this op-ed first appeared on Medium) Most people can readily understand and relate to social issues and individual rights, which have been the focus since... Read More
Ten Years Since the 2008 Crash, Watch the Lively Politico Debate on Where the Next Financial Crisis Lurks — On the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 financial crash, Politico Pro held a very lively discussion at its... Read More
Trump’s Anti-Consumer Protection Nominee Gets a Senate Hearing; Here’s Why You Should Care Today, Trump’s nominee to be the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) had a contentious... Read More
A Supreme Court Justice Kavanaugh Will Be a Threat to Consumers, Investors and Taxpayers, While Greatly Increasing Financial and Corporate Power and Inequality Most people can readily understand and relate to social issues... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 10, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Better Markets, Public Citizen, Americans for Financial Reform, and the... Read More

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