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Financial Reform and Straw Cattle (er, Men)

WSJ: ‘Financial Reform Hurts Farmers’ “Finance Overhaul Casts Long Shadow on the Plains” —Headline, The Wall Street Journal (7/14/2010) So, according to The Wall Street Journal, regulating derivatives — as the financial reform bill before Congress weakly proposes to do — will in fact hurt Midwestern farmers. That’s because it will cost them more to...
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