Real reform of our financial system, and thus greater stability for our economy, cannot and will not occur unless action is taken to break up the country's biggest banks.
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Five years after the financial collapse, there have been no real economic or legal consequences for the wrongdoing that brought our nation's economy to its knees.
For the safety and security of our financial system and economy, these new rules need to get adopted without weakening and without delay. And then made even stronger.
Too many of the nation's major institutional investors -- who manage the life savings of working Americans and who are major shareholders in the big banks -- have been silent and passive in the wake of the crisis.
Five years ago this week, the financial system unraveled due to recklessness on Wall Street and regulatory failures in Washington. The American people...
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