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The economy is one of the most important issues to American voters, regardless of party affiliation.  This makes sense, given how much economic distress tens of millions of American families are suffering.  They... Read More
Synopsis: Too BIG to FAIL Is Alive and Well Lehman Brothers collapsed into bankruptcy on September 15, 2008, 11 years ago, which ignited the worst financial crash since the Great Crash of 1929 and caused the worst economy... Read More
It is not correct that recent changes to the Volcker Rule are “tweaks,” “nips,” “symbolic,” or otherwise insubstantial.  It is also not correct that these changes merely “... Read More
Based on a quick reading of the new Volcker Rule, the FDIC fact sheet, Director Marty Gruenberg’s dissent, and comments made at the FDIC meeting, financial regulators handed Wall Street its biggest victory since the... Read More
[AN UPDATED VERSION OF THIS PAGE IS AVAILABLE HERE] From comments in this morning’s FDIC meeting, it is clear that the Volcker Rule will hand Wall Street its biggest victory since the 2008 financial crisis.  The... Read More
INTRODUCTION: VOTER EDUCATION ECONOMICS SCORECARD (A downloadable version is available here) The economy is one of the most important issues to American voters, regardless of party affiliation.  This makes... Read More
Downloadable PDF: Better Markets Amicus Brief: NY Stock Exchange v. SEC Pilot (definition): Rule 610T of Regulation NMS, Transaction Fee Pilot for NMS Stocks Evoking images of the Wizard of Oz, the Petitioners insist that... Read More
Listen to Dennis Kelleher as he talks about Wall Street and how the economic needs of the American people are going to express themselves politically, one way or another (read his piece in The Hill: "Wall Street should... Read More
Better Markets President and CEO Dennis Kelleher addressed academics, regulators, and bankers gathered in Boston on July 9 for a Federal Reserve conference devoted to scrutinizing stress tests’ transparency and... Read More
*Watch Dennis Kelleher speak on the first panel, themed "Stress Tests as a Policy Tool."   Stress Testing: A Discussion and Review July 9, 2019 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts... Read More
I’d first like to thank Chairman Powell and Vice Chairman Quarles for holding this conference and for inviting me to participate.  It is refreshing to see that they understand and act on the need not only for more... Read More
Watch Dennis Kelleher of Better Markets present his Opening Statement on June 26, 2019 at the Senate Agriculture Committee's hearing titled, "The State of the Derivatives Market and Perspectives for CFTC... Read More

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