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Currency Tax

Financing Global Health Aid and Protecting Wall Street: Enact a Financial Speculation Tax

Anand Reddi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anand Reddi

A 0.005% financial speculation tax -- a "pinprick" for international banks -- would be an important stream of revenue for domestic and global development initiatives.

Taxing Wall Street Greed to Pay for Global Needs

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

The Investing in Our Future Act would place a tiny levy on a market most Americans don't even think about -- the foreign currency exchange market, where one currency is exchanged for another.

Currency Tax -- A Way to Invest in Our Future

Rep. Pete Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Pete Stark

It's time to tax the type of speculation that helped to worsen the recent financial crisis and which serves no purpose other than making a few people and institutions even richer.