Do consumers need a new regulatory agency to protect them in the financial marketplace? The question has been at the center of the ongoing congressional debate over financial services reform. Read More.
The Obama Administration's proposal for financial regulatory reform would give government regulators almost unlimited powers to take over financial institutions. The better choice would be to amend U.S. bankruptcy law. Read More.
Here are all the blog posts from The Heritage Foundation on financial markets. Read More.
The Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill – enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis – was claimed by supporters to ensure the end of bailouts for the industry. However, as passed, it not only fails to do that, but by placing massive new burdens on the sector and its regulators, it is stifling growth of the economy, and making the financial sector weaker.
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As the Iran nuclear negotiations approach the endgame, Iran has backpedaled away from previous concessions and dug in its heels on critical aspects of the — Read more
Co-hosted byA prevailing myth asserts that there is no American conservative tradition. In truth, conservatism in America, as one early-twentieth-century politician said, is “as — Read more
Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla has announced that the commonwealth’s $72 billion debt “is not payable.” Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has been brought — Read more
Washington, Seoul, and Tokyo face growing regional threats as well as common global security challenges. But the three democracies also share opportunities for advancing — Read more
Panel I (11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)Michael Carvin, Jones Day; Oral advocate in King v. BurwellJohn Elwood, Vinson & Elkins; Oral advocate in Elonis v. — Read more
What do ISIS’s rise in Iraq and Syria and Iran’s new-found power and growing sphere of influence in the region portend for the broader Middle — Read more
By offering voters a conservative choice, not a liberal echo, Barry Goldwater laid the foundation for a modern political revolution that changed American politics to — Read more
Nigel Farage, Leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), will address the significance of the United Kingdom’s impending European Union referendum. An affirmation — Read more
Melvin Laird and the Foundation of the Post-Vietnam Military – the seventh volume in the Secretaries of Defense Historical Series – examines former Congressman Melvin — Read more
Unbreakable Bonds chronicles ten touching stories of mothers who spent years aiding the recovery of their children, U.S. soldiers and Marines who suffered severe injuries — Read more
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