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Why We Need A Stronger Volcker Rule

Jennifer Erickson explains what the Volcker Rule is and why it needs to be strengthened to prevent banks from taking risky investments with taxpayer dollars.

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Jennifer Erickson, Director of Competitiveness and Economic Growth at the Center for American Progress, describes the Volcker Rule and explains why we need to improve it to prevent another financial collapse.

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Jennifer Erickson

Director, Competitiveness and Economic Growth

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