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Since the 2008 financial crisis new regulations have been enacted to prevent reckless speculation on Wall Street. How do you feel about these new regulations?

Poll Discussion Since the 2008 financial crisis new regulations have been enacted to prevent reckless speculation on Wall Street. How do you feel about these new regulations?
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    cynical1_4u2
    May 20, 2012
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    ikelives is correct. Nazi Admiral Doernitz in 1942 said," I do not know when or how the Third Reich will end but the Fourth Reich shall arise in America." Take the time, read the Patriot Act, see how Wall Street and the banks control everyone. Look up and see the traffic(spy cams on every corner). My only question is this, instead of bailing out "the Banks/wall street" since they made o many sub-prime loans... Why not buy the bad loans or pay them off (student, mortgages etc) then refinance them at much loawer federal rates?? Bail out the TAXPAYER not the bank. People first!
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    ks453t
    May 18, 2012
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    I also agree with ikelives, he hit the nail on the head.
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    bluescat48
    May 18, 2012
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    I agree with ikelives
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    ikelives
    May 18, 2012
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    We need to go back to Depression Era regulations. It is funny that we the were so ready to walk back into 1929 with our eyes wide open. Being led to this point by Wall Street's greed and Washington's betrayal. Yet, instead of breaking up the banks, they grow larger and more powerful with their greater control of Washington every day. It is laughable to here people yelling about socialism when fascism is the true concern, but this is how the powerful want it. Like a magician draws attention away from where you don't want people to look. Works well doesn't it?
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    bobmacedo
    May 17, 2012
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    Even not being an American Citizen, in any believable country, the regulations that the question means, need to be up dated. It is the way the world holds their main problems, taking a lot of care.
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    franksir
    May 17, 2012
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    Much of the legislation has not even gone into or been allowed to go into effect. I somewhat agree with georgexto's comment below, bring back Glass-Steagall.
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    Edwin3
    May 17, 2012
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    Proposed anwers are no where close to what my opinion is on the subject.
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    poppa-g
    May 17, 2012
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    Regulations are necessary but, we know what happens to regulatory agencies put in place by politicians. Rogue politicians allow those that they are regulating to infiltrate these agencies and it is back to business as usual. You will be hard pressed to find a regulatory agency that has not been infiltrated.
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    georgexto
    May 17, 2012
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    Repeal Dodd-Frank. Repeal Sarbanes-Oxley. Put Glass-Steagall back on the books.
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    JonathanBrown
    May 17, 2012
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    Bankers and traders will get away with whatever they can bec in the end what's the accountability. unless you literally rob a bank these guys can pretty much get away with nothing more than a slap on the wrist. even the trader(s) responsible for this mess have or will be fired. But i'm sure the next bank will pick them up and let them get as close to the line of legality as possible until the next debacle.