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Another devastating financial and economic crisis is engulfing the nation just twelve years after the last one in 2008.  The first priority must be to respond as fully and effectively as possible with measures that will... Read More
The Office of Management and Budget, the agency responsible for implementing the President's regulatory objectives, has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking ways to reform the enforcement of federal rules. The... Read More
On March 9, 2020, Better Markets filed a comment letter on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (“CFTC”) proposed framework for applying the Dodd-Frank Act’s swaps requirements to certain non-U.... Read More
As part of the 2020 Presidential Race, Better Markets is encouraging participants to "Talk About the Economy" among the many other important issues that will need to be weighed before Election Day in November 2020... Read More
The President’s fiscal year 2021 budget for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is misleadingly presented as a 7% increase when he is de facto proposing to slash the budget by more than 20%. Chronic... Read More
As part of the 2020 Presidential Race, Better Markets is encouraging participants to "Talk About the Economy" among the many other important issues that will need to be weighed before Election Day in November 2020... Read More
In November 2019, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (“FDIC”) issued a Request for Information (“RFI”) seeking comment on various approaches it was considering for analyzing the effects of its... Read More
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Most states have usury laws protecting their residents from predatory lenders who would gouge consumers with outrageous interest rates and fees.  But non-banks have identified a loophole that gets... Read More
On the eve of Goldman Sachs’ first investor day, Better Markets releases a RAP Sheet Report detailing two decades of illegal behavior by Goldman Sachs as reflected in major legal actions against the bank and tallying... Read More
On March 9, 2020, Better Markets' Dennis Kelleher took to MSNBC to discuss Bernie Sanders and Wall Street reform with Ari Melber in the wake of the historic stock market plunge that is taking place. Watch the segment... Read More
INTRODUCTION: VOTER EDUCATION ECONOMICS SCORECARD View PDF Version The economy is one of the most important issues to American voters, regardless of party affiliation.  This makes sense, given how much economic... Read More
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: A detailed explanation of recent issues effecting the Treasury repo market, why the market matters, and the facts and assertions concerning the contributing factors.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2020 The Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), who’s voting members comprise the heads of the top financial regulatory agencies including, but not limited to the SEC, CFTC, FDIC, CFPB, OCC... Read More
Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Better Markets Position: Arguing in support of a challenge (by the petitioners) to the SEC's Regulation Best Interest Petitioners: XY Planning Network, LLC;... Read More
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
Click to Read Dennis Kelleher's September 16, 2019 Presentation
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

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