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Reforming Wall Street / David Haugen and Susan Musser, book editors

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HB 3722 R4.27 2011

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Imprint
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2011.

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Description
216 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series
Opposing viewpoints
Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Ch.1 What caused the financial crisis?
Wall street is to blame for the financial crisis / Charles Hurt and David Seifman
Wall street is not to blame for the financial crisis? / Mark Gimein
Government mortage practices are largely responsible for the financial crisis / Charles W. Calomiris and Peter J. Wallison
Government mortage practices are unfairly blamed for the financial crisis / Richard F. Syron
Deregulation is to blame for the financial crisis / Shah Gilani
Deregulation is not to blame for the financial crisis / James Gattuso
Many share the blame for the financial crisis / Mortimer B. Zuckerman
Ch.2 Does Wall street need financial reform?
Wall street needs reform / Carl C. Icahn
Government fiscal policy needs reform before instituting wall street reform / Mona Charen
Government should revamp the regulation system / Jesse Eisinger
Government should oversee the shadow banking system / Stephen Spruiell and Kevin Williamson
The government should regulate derivatives trading / Michael Greenberger
Government should not overregulate derivatives trading / David M. Mason
Government reform will hurt small lenders / Blaine Luetkemeyer
Big banks have too much political power / Simon Johnson and James Kwak
Ch.3 Will financial reform legislation be effective?
The financial reform bill will make big business more responsible / Barack Obama
The financial reform bill will lead to more bailouts / William P. Hoar
The financial reform bill will create crony capitalism / Paul Ryan
The financial reform bill needs to ensure that no bank is "too big to fail" / Thomas Hoening
Legislation already exists concerning "too big to fail" / David Zaring
The financial reform bill should force high-risk derivatives trading out of banks / Sheila C. Bair
The financial reform bill is so gutted that it will change nothing / John Berlau
Even the gutted reform bill will provide meaningful change / Zach Carter
Summary
Discusses the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, including Wall Street's role in the crisis, if Wall Street requires government regulation or legal reform, and if financial reform legislation would be effective in the future.
30.00 SOC SCI (99-SSC-9)
Subject
Financial crises -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009.
Financial institutions -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Bailouts (Government policy) -- Social sciences -- Economics.
Added Author
Haugen, David M., 1969-
Musser, Susan.