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On Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Better Markets Senior Fellow Robert Jenkins delivered the keynote address at the Finance Watches Conference on “Confidence, ethics, and incentives in the financial sector”.  His... Read More
Better Markets has filed a motion to give the public the transparency it deserves in MetLife vs. FSOC, MetLife’s lawsuit challenging the Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) designation of the... Read More
Financial reform issues are a major concern for voters following the 2008 financial crash and the more than $20 trillion in economic wreckage it caused for families from coast the coast. Although some Presidential... Read More
By Frank Medina  Former Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board Ben Bernanke’s memoire of the financial crisis—The Courage to Act— has hit the bookstores.​ Most of the early commentary has centered... Read More
Wall Street has been trying to shut down, shut up or smear Better Markets since it was founded five years ago.  Wall Street hates anyone willing to stand up to them or who can’t be bought.  That’s... Read More
Funding for the federal government runs out on September 30th unless a new funding bill is passed by both houses of Congress and signed by the President. This "must pass" legislation is key because it enables very... Read More
Reuters' Charles Levinson has written a must-read investigative report on Wall Street's latest scheme to avoid critically important financial reforms: change a few words in their derivatives contracts and... Read More
MetLife and its many allies have been attacking the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) for its decision to designate the insurance giant as systemically significant. MetLife sued to overturn FSOC’s decision... Read More
The New York Times’ recent op-ed, We’re Making Life Too Hard for Millennials, highlighted how “[t]he most educated generation in history is on track to becoming less prosperous, at least financially, than... Read More
Jon Stewart is known for exposing the absurd. After causing the worst financial crisis since the Great Crash of 1929 and the worst economy since the Great Depression of the 1930s – which cost the United States more... Read More
President and CEO Dennis Kelleher's presentation at Brookings event: Are there structural issues in U.S. bond markets?
This article first appeared on the Huffington Post here. As the presidential primaries heat up, many candidates are talking about the threats that Wall Street still poses to hardworking families and the need for stronger... Read More
As Better Markets has said, nothing has done more damage in generations to hardworking middle class families, our economy and our government finances than the 2008 financial crash and the more than $20 trillion in economic... Read More
Read this article by Dennis Kelleher on The Huffington Post here. *** July 21st, 2015 marks the fifth anniversary of President Obama signing the historic Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ... Read More
Download our PowerPoint presentation on the fifth anniversary of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law. 
Come back to bettermarkets.com at 2:30 to watch a live stream of our event marking the fifth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.
Five years ago, on July 21, 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act into law to implement rules of the road on Wall Street and prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis... Read More
The Department of Labor's best interest standard is a common sense rule merely requiring brokers and other financial advisers to act in their clients' best interest rather than their own personal interests when... Read More
Robert “Bob” Jenkins is Better Markets' nonresident Senior Fellow based in London (as announced in this September 5, 2013 press release).  As Mr. Jenkins’ bio demonstrates, he has decades... Read More
Joe Saluzzi and Sal Arnuk are helping lead the fight for fair, well-regulated markets and against the industry's misinformation and half-truths. As two of the most knowledgeable market participants around, they... Read More