Congress, Wall Street will cause the next financial crisis

When the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) attempted to regulate derivatives-financial instruments that played a key role in the crisis-Wall Street’s response was a lobbying blitzkrieg. The result was a series of exemptions that ensured that the CFTC’s regulations would cover less than 20%.

At least two major reports were produced by Congress: the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission report, released January 2011, and a report by the United States Senate Homeland Security Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations entitled Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse (released April 2011).

Congress, Wall Street will cause the next financial crisis september 17, 2013 KEYWORDS Banking banking institutions banking regulation banking system Capitol hill christopher walen economy.

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The Next Financial Crisis Will Be Worse Than the Last One. We made it through 2017. And if you look at the stock and asset markets, as Donald Trump tends to do (and as Barack Obama did, too), you.

Last month, Congress caved to the big banks on Wall Street and let them go right back to the risky, speculative gambles they were making when they collapsed the economy in 2008. And it could lead to the next financial crisis. According to Money Morning Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani, we shouldn’t be surprised.

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Wall Street and The Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse . April 13, 2011. In the fall of 2008, America suffered a devastating economic collapse. Once valuable securities lost most or all of their value, debt markets froze, stock markets plunged, and storied financial firms went under.

When the banks began to fail in 2008, executives turned to Warren Buffett in a plea for last-minute funding. He later called the events that followed an "economic Pearl Harbor." Watch the premiere.

I’m not a fan of the “greed is good” mentality of Wall Street investment firms. But the next financial crisis that rocks America won. numbers-based perspective that causes a drag on many parts of.

 · Since being bailed out of the 2008 financial crisis by the Fed and Congress, Wall Street has enjoyed almost ideal conditions. The Fed cut its reference rate to almost zero and used quantitative easing to flood the markets with money, most of which went into equities.