Majority Of Americans Want Regulation And Despise Wall Street, According To Poll

05/23/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Bloomberg.com

March 24 (Bloomberg) -- Americans are leery about creating a new federal agency to make consumer-protection rules for mortgages and credit cards and would prefer to enhance the existing powers of banking regulators.

Most people interviewed in the Bloomberg National Poll say they don't like Wall Street, banks or insurance companies and favor letting the government punish bankers who helped cause the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.

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