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January 7, 2019

Top Stories of 2018

Presented in chronological order, here are the top stories from 2018:


#1) Reuters: U.S. appeals court voids Obama-era ‘fiduciary rule’

#2) Bloomberg: Why Mad Shareholders May No Longer Get a Day in Court

#3) VOX: Trump is tearing up the system that protects ordinary Americans from financial scams

#4) The New York Times: Small Investors Are Prey, Again, for the Wolves of Wall Street

#5) Financial Times: This is Exactly The Wrong Time To Roll Back Financial Reform

#6) NPR: Big Banks Are Once Again Taking Risks With Complex Financial Trades, Report Says

#7) The New York Times: Brett Kavanaugh Likely to Bring Pro-Business Views to Supreme Court

#8) Los Angeles Times: What we learned from the financial crisis and what we’ve already forgotten

#9) Los Angeles Times: Maxine Waters is one of Trump’s fiercest critics. She’ll get a powerful new platform if Democrats take the House

#10) Washington Post: The Finance 202: This New Crop of Democratic Candidates Is Targeting Wall Street

#11) Associated Press: US regulators lift strict oversight of Prudential

#12) Providence Business News: Better Markets pushes SEC to release investor-testing records

#13) Reuters: Federal Reserve Unveils Proposal to Ease Regulations for Larger Banks

#14) Politico: CEO of Better Markets: US Deregulation Increases Risk of Financial Crash

#15) American Banker: Prudential, the last nonbank SIFI, sheds the label



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