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Wall Street woos black lawmakers

Wall Street is wooing black lawmakers as part of their effort to block a controversial rule championed by President Obama that would change the way financial advisers operate. Groups led by the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) want to block the rule, arguing it would hurt lower and middle class consumers by raising costs and requiring even simple advice to be accompanied by heavy paperwork.

The Markets, DoL, Trump and What we can Learn from the UK

The market turmoil of the past few days has put many investors on edge about the state of the world’s financial markets. Many mom and pop investors may not be as tuned into the political dynamics shaping China’s recent decision to devalue its currency, a decision that has led to a worldwide market reaction. If When watching the news, the stark image of the stock “heat map” lit up in red is a scary one for any investor, particularly for those whose retirement future can deteriorate in a flash. While it's too soon to know if the market volatility will be short lived, it is clear that any uncertainty can often make level-headed people invested in the market want to react to protect their nest eggs.

Wall Street Rattles Washington

The stock market closed a wild Monday with the Dow Jones industrial average down over 500 points, setting off fresh fears about the health of the global economy. The Wall Street drama quickly spread to the 2016 campaign trail and Washington, as flashbacks to the 2008 financial crisis drew responses from the political world.

FSR Sends Letter to Gov. Tarullo Urging Significant Changes to Flawed Insurer Proposal

FSR sent a letter to Federal Reserve Board of Governors member Daniel Tarullo urging him as a member of the Financial Stability Board and international group of financial industry regulators, to oppose a plan by the International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS) to move forward with new capital standards for so-called “systemically important” insurance companies before the end of the year.

Business Groups: Don’t Let Cybersecurity Bill Stall Out

Officials in the retail and financial sectors were able to push the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act through the House earlier this year, but the Senate has proved to be more challenging. Part of the reason is that privacy advocates have ramped up their criticism of the law—at times using unusual methods to make their point.

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