Economy

    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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