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Rationalizing consumer protection

The Huffington Post has a visual aid, put together by the  Consumer Federation of America,  that shows how a Consumer Financial Products Agency would consolidate the federal laws that relate to retail products… Click on the image for a larger version…

…allows individuals to trade alongside pros at the same prices…

From the WSJ… ~~~ Bond pricing has long been a problem for individual investors who typically trade small numbers of bonds. They generally pay higher prices than institutional investors trading hundreds or thousands of the same bonds. That is changing, though, as firms like Fidelity Investments and ZionsDirect use technology originally built for institutions and which […]

Retail playing in the big pond

Retail investors trading in currency markets… oh boy…