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John Berlau is Senior Fellow for Finance and Access to Capital at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and blogs at OpenMarket.org. E-mail him at jberlau@cei.org.
by | Nov 16, 2017

Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) may have had the best response to yesterday’s resignation announcement by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director…

by | Sep 27, 2017

In the private sector and during his short time as president, Donald J. Trump has never been shy about firing…

by | Mar 16, 2017

While Congress is battling over repeal of Obamacare, President Donald Trump is setting a course to repeal a regulation that…

by | Feb 23, 2017

Now that he has been confirmed, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has a lot on his plate. He needs to do what…

by | Apr 19, 2016

Meet the new deities. They apparently sit on the Financial Stability Oversight Council and other regulatory agencies, especially those created…

by | Jan 12, 2016

On Tuesday evening, President Obama will give his final State of the Union address. In evaluating the state of the…

by | Dec 2, 2015

It is indeed sad that 40 percent of millennials favor the government banning speech that some deem offensive, according to…

by | Aug 28, 2015

As the Dodd-Frank “financial reform” celebrated its fifth anniversary this summer, just about every financial business—as well as many nonfinancial…

by | Aug 21, 2015

“A fundamental shift in Wall Street culture” is what the Department of Labor is aiming for with the “fiduciary rule.”…

by | Jul 21, 2015

Progressives cheered Hillary Clinton last week when she said policy makers need to “go beyond Dodd-Frank.” She didn’t rule out…

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