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Barney Frank: Financial System Safer Five Years After Crisisi
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September 18, 2013 10:31 AM
Five years after the financial meltdown, the co-author of the Wall Street Reform Act says the US financial system is safer. Former Congressman Barney Frank tells VOA that actions taken after the 2008 crisis will help prevent a similar crisis in the future. But as Mil Arcega reports, economists say we’re not out of the woods yet.

Barney Frank: Financial System Safer Five Years After Crisis

Published September 18, 2013

Five years after the financial meltdown, the co-author of the Wall Street Reform Act says the US financial system is safer. Former Congressman Barney Frank tells VOA that actions taken after the 2008 crisis will help prevent a similar crisis in the future. But as Mil Arcega reports, economists say we’re not out of the woods yet.


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