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Housing finance still broken

Regulators have done a lot to reform the financial system since the 2008 crisis, but they still haven’t fixed the market where the trouble...

International tourists are renewable resource

President Donald Trump has made clear his view that the U.S. doesn’t need any more immigrants. The mystery is why a veteran of the...

Investor visa program should be scrapped

The omnibus spending bill recently signed by President Donald Trump includes a small but ill-conceived program. The EB-5 Regional Center program that gives visas...

Prescription drug costs a crime

President Donald Trump has complained that U.S. drug companies are “getting away with murder.” For once the hyperbole is forgivable: It suggests he takes...

Still no good way to let a big bank fail

Once upon a time, President Donald Trump vowed to “do a very major haircut” on the Dodd-Frank Act. After a lengthy review, his officials...

Reform, not undermine, fair-lending law

More than 40 years ago, Congress adopted the Community Reinvestment Act to ensure that banks would serve everyone in the areas where they do...

What’s bad for GE is worse for America

General Electric’s multibillion-dollar loss in a unit that sold long-term-care insurance is a blow from which the iconic company is still reeling. But it’s...

Stop playing politics with ports

Who actually benefits from the Jones Act, the 1920 law stipulating that all maritime commerce between U.S. ports has to take place on ships...

Let states cut drug prices

Drug prices are too high, and Congress lacks the political will to do anything about it. These are two of the most uncontroversial assertions...

How not to erase student debt

Even by government standards, it is a colossally dumb idea: revoking someone’s license to work as a way to get them to pay off...
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