Derivatives

Dodd-Frank Signing

Five Years After Dodd-Frank, ‘It’s Still a Financial System That Needs Reform’ Five Years After Dodd-Frank, ‘It’s Still a Financial System That Needs Reform’

A conversation with a former lawmaker who championed many of the law’s most significant provisions.

Jul 23, 2015 / Zoë Carpenter

As Top Democrats Embrace a Robin Hood Tax, It’s Time for Activists to Go Big

As Top Democrats Embrace a Robin Hood Tax, It’s Time for Activists to Go Big As Top Democrats Embrace a Robin Hood Tax, It’s Time for Activists to Go Big

Taxing financial transactions can provide real resources to address income inequality.

Jan 12, 2015 / Blog / John Nichols

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren Blasts Citigroup From the Senate Floor

VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren Blasts Citigroup From the Senate Floor VIDEO: Elizabeth Warren Blasts Citigroup From the Senate Floor

Out of the Senate debate over another sellout to the big banks comes the clarion call for a new populist politics.

Dec 14, 2014 / Blog / John Nichols

Republicans Are Taking the Cops Off the Derivatives Beat Republicans Are Taking the Cops Off the Derivatives Beat

An obscure federal agency regulates complicated financial markets as well as oil speculators, and Republicans want to cut its funding.

Jun 11, 2012 / Blog / George Zornick

Why Is Cuomo Leaving Wall Street Cash on the Table?

Why Is Cuomo Leaving Wall Street Cash on the Table? Why Is Cuomo Leaving Wall Street Cash on the Table?

A little-known tax is already on the books.

Nov 5, 2014 / Editorial / Lenore Palladino and Sean McElwee

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