Glass-Steagall Act to Firewall Economy from Speculative Banking ~ Dr Deagle Show 2013/04/24

Dr Deagle Show 2013/04/24 - Kesha Rogers - Glass-Steagall Law to Firewall Economy Kesha Rogers of LaRouchePAC.com - Analysis of Glass-Steagall Law to Firewall Economy from Speculative Banking ...


The Glass-Steagall Act was enacted during the Great Depression. It protected bank depositors from the additional risks associated with security transactions. The act was dismantled in 1999. Consequently, the distinction between commercial banks and brokerage firms has blurred; many banks own brokerage firms and provide investment services.
Definition of 'Glass-Steagall Act' An act passed by Congress in 1933 that prohibited commercial banks from collaborating with full-service brokerage firms or participating in investment banking activities.

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