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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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June28, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Lev Bagramian, Senior Securities Policy Advisor for Better Markets issued... Read More
Wall Street’s Biggest Banks Are Gambling with Derivatives and Evading Regulation Again, Setting Us Up for Another Financial Crash An all-star financial panel of former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker, former FDIC... Read More
The Volcker Rule Ban on Wall Street’s Biggest Banks’ Gambling With Taxpayer Money Shouldn’t be Weakened because it is Working to Protect America’s Families, Taxpayers and Financial System The... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 30, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, president and CEO of Better Markets, issued this... Read More
You Want to Read this Fantastic New Book from Steven Brill, which Features Better Markets’ Work The book is an eye-opening, panoramic, tour de force that connects the dots of what has happened and is happening in... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   HOUSE REPUBLICANS PASS DUMB, UNNECESSARY, AND POORLY-TIMED BANK DEREGULATION BILL   Washington, D.... Read More
The Punch Bowl Runneth Over Rolling back financial reform laws and rules -- and deregulation of the financial industry more broadly -- is almost always based on the claim that lending and economic growth will increase.... Read More
With Red Lights Flashing Danger, Where Are the Adults in Finance? It seems almost everyone in finance is cheering on the deregulation frenzy in Washington and the demise of consumer protection and enforcement in the... Read More
A Badge of Honor for FDIC Vice Chairman Tom Hoenig: "Wall Street's Least Favorite Regulator is Calling It Quits." As we have said, FDIC Vice Chairman Tom Hoenig has been a fearless, distinguished public... Read More
Given that Its Shareholders Pay, What Is the Point of Fining Wells Fargo $1 Billion?  Punishment, Deterrence or Political Posturing? No question Wells Fargo has engaged in massive illegal and even criminal conduct.... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, issued this statement... Read More
The New York Fed Has a New President; Now What? After a lengthy, secretive and controversial process, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has a new President: John Williams, currently the president of the Federal Reserve... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, March 26, 2018 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com     Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, issued this... Read More

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