The Commodity Futures Modernization Act Signed into Law by President Bill Clinton which Deregulated Derivatives & Caused the 2008 Crash

In the waning days of the 106th Congress and the Clinton administration, Congress met in a lame-duck session to complete work on a variety of appropriations bills that were not passed prior to the 2000 election. There were other, unmet pet priorities of some lawmakers that were under consideration as well. One of those pet […]