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Op-Ed: The Obscure Fed Position with Outsized Power Over Economic Growth

At a time when the country is divided regarding just about everything, there is one priority we can all agree upon: the need to grow the economy and encourage the creation of more good-paying jobs. While public attention understandably focuses on the president’s high-profile cabinet selections, one obscure position receives little attention...

FSR’s 2017 Priorities

  Modernizing Financial Regulation to Create Opportunity and Grow the Economy FSR supports a financial regulatory system effectively tailored to grow the economy and create jobs, while protecting taxpayers and the consumers we serve. That means ensuring people have the opportunity to buy a home or send their children to college, insure...

House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady Discusses Tax Reform at FSR

House @WaysandMeansGOP Chairman @RepKevinBrady talks tax reform & what it means for the future today at FSR #FSRTaxReformpic.twitter.com/oHkLVYgQmK — Fin. Svcs Roundtable (@FSRoundtable) January 25, 2017     .@RepKevinBrady on Tax Policy & Financial Security with @FSRoundtable CEO @TimPawlenty & others– LIVE on C-SPAN2...

For Conservatives, “Free Market” Ideas Don’t Include Government Price Controls

Retailers who support the Durbin Amendment’s debit card interchange fee price controls must have a low opinion of conservative policymakers. As most folks are aware, one of the bedrock beliefs of conservatives is that markets and commerce should be free from the heavy hand of government regulation.  Yet since the election, in which...

FinTech Ideas Festival: Video Recap

  The Financial Services Roundtable hosted its inaugural FinTech Ideas Festival on January 9-10, 2017 in San Francisco, bringing together world leaders at the CEO-level in financial services and technology. Rather than being a trade show of new technology, the FinTech Ideas Festival envisioned long-term, big ideas in areas such as artificial...