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Pressuring banks on social change just got harder

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Assault rifles hang on the wall for sale at Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Virginia, on October 6, 2017.

The rule prohibits large banks from refusing to lend to certain business sectors, after Republicans voiced frustration at what they saw as a reluctance by banks to finance gun-makers and energy firms. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

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New Trump administration rule limits large banks' ability to turn away business

by Andy Uhler Jan 15, 2021
Large banks can't deny services to businesses, like gun-makers and oil drillers, just based on what they do.

With Bitcoin's popularity increasing, what new regulations will we see?

by David Brancaccio and Rose Conlon Jan 15, 2021
Those looking to dip their toes into Bitcoin expect the same regulatory clarity and protections that come with traditional assets.

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