May 25, 2018
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Does our banking system need more regulation?

Recent developments in the U.S. financial services industry suggest more regulation was needed when banks were offering low-interest mortgages and investment firms developed complex financial schemes. Will elected officials be able to resist the opponents of regulation? Will such regulations be a drag on the economy? Or should capitalism’s “highs” be more closely tethered to avoid what seem to be the inevitable hang-over?

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