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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The 21st edition of the Index of Economic Freedom (www.heritage.org/index) evaluates economic conditions and government policies in 186 countries. Since its inception in — Read more
The 2008 financial crisis was a major event, equivalent in its initial scope – if not its duration – to the Great Depression of the — Read more
Co-hosted byWith President Obama nominating Ashton Carter, a former Deputy Secretary of Defense, for the top job at the Pentagon, the Department of Defense (DoD) — Read more
8:30 a.m. - Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 a.m. - Welcome and IntroductionAlden Abbott, Deputy Director, and the John, Barbara, and Victoria Rumpel Senior Legal Fellow,Edwin Meese III — Read more
2014 seemed like a year of foreign policy crises – Ukraine, Russia, the Middle East. While most of these may have moved from the — Read more
The application of our Armed Forces within the states and territories of the United States is far from intuitive. The challenges of defending the — Read more
With the growing state of ISIS and its media outreach, the regular release of propaganda and threat videos, and Islamic State sympathizers’ hacking of social — Read more
As part of The Heritage Foundation’s ongoing series of programs addressing drugs and drug policy in America, authors William J. Bennett and Robert A. White — Read more
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