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The return of Glass-Steagall

Marielle Segarra Apr 6, 2017
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The return of Glass-Steagall

Marielle Segarra Apr 6, 2017
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Republicans, including President Trump, have been talking about bringing back Glass-Steagall, the 1930s law requiring banks to separate their commercial and investment banking businesses. Gary Cohn, the president’s economic adviser, reportedly told senators he supports that proposal in a private meeting yesterday, according to Bloomberg. If Glass-Steagall were to be reintroduced, what would that mean for the big banks?

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