Trump Issues Orders to Roll Back Bank Regulations Adopted in the Wake of the 2008 Wall Street Crash
By Barry Grey
World Socialist Web Site 4 February 2017
President Donald Trump signed executive directives on Friday initiating a sweeping rollback of regulations on banks and financial brokers enacted under the Obama administration following the Wall Street crash of 2008.
Trump’s actions target in particular the 2010 Dodd-Frank bank regulations and a Labor Department rule set to take effect in April r