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What Went Wrong in Wall Street Reform: Obama Versus FDR

What Went Wrong in Wall Street Reform: Obama Versus FDR

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: March 15, 2017 Following the Wall Street crash of 1929, thousands of banks failed in the United States. More than 3,000 banks went under in 1931 followed by more than 1400 the following year. There was no Federal insurance on bank deposits in those days so both depositors and shareholders were wiped out or received pennies on the dollar when the banks went bust. This deepened the panic and … Continue reading