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Why Is It So Important to Avoid Another Financial Crash? Sure, Avoiding Horrific Human Suffering, But Also the Great Recession is “Worse than the 1930s” and the US Has Little Capacity to Respond to the Another... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Stephen W. Hall, Better Markets Legal Director & Securities Specialist... Read More
Financial Reform Newsletter October 26, 2017   The Trump Administration’s Ominous Deregulation of the Shadow Banking System Foreshadowed in the Treasury Department’s Latest Report   Almost all the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, issued the... Read More
The Fox Telling Hens to Worry About Elephants: Goldman’s Cohn Warning about Clearing House Laughable When He’s Deregulating and Unconcerned about the Systemic Risks at Wall Street’s Too-Big-To-Fail Firms... Read More
Unleashing Goldman Sachs & Socially Useless Activities at Wall Street's Taxpayer-Backed Too-Big-to-Fail Banks The handful of uniquely dangerous too-big-to-fail banks like to brag about how important they are to the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   To: Editors and Reporters Covering SEC Chairman Clayton's Testimony Before the House... Read More
Deregulating AIG Is An Historic Mistake That Sends a Terrible Message -- That Recklessness and Lawbreaking Pay - and Will Once Again Leave American Taxpayers Unprotected from a Dangerous Shadow Banking System President... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 29, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, issued the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 26, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Dennis Kelleher, President and CEO of Better Markets, issued the... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 26, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   TO:               ... Read More
How Badly Did Americans Suffer Due to the Wall Street Caused Financial Crisis?  So Bad That Food Stamp Usage Reached an All-Time High, Just a Few Short Years Ago It was recently reported that food stamp usage... Read More
If Dodd-Frank is So Bad for Banks, Why Are They Making So Much Money? Never let the facts get in the way of a good story goes the saying, and despite the fact that banks profits rose 10.7% in the Second Quarter of 2017, up... Read More
When Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer’s Hair is on Fire, People Really Should Pay Attention: Rolling Back Financial Protection Rules are “Extremely Dangerous and Extremely Short Sighted” Some people are... Read More
Higher Equity Capital Does Not Hurt Lending on Wall Street, But High Bank Payouts Do Rarely has Wall Street’s favorite myth -- that higher equity capital requirements have stifled lending at the biggest banks -- been... Read More
BIG WIN: Striking a Blow for Transparency, Oversight, Accountability and the Public’s Right to Know, DC Circuit Court Agrees With Better Markets that Documents Cannot be Filed Under Seal Without Independent Court... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Dennis M. Kelleher, following the failure of the D.C. Circuit Court of... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Stephen Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist for Better Markets,... Read More
Financial Reform Newsletter July 27, 2017   To Prevent Injustice and Protect Americans from Another Crash, Better Markets Files Motion to Disqualify DOJ in MetLife v FSOC Case  Citing profound and... Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Contact: Nick Jacobs, 202-618-6430 or njacobs@bettermarkets.com   Washington, D.C. – Stephen Hall, Legal Director and Securities Specialist for Better Markets,... Read More

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