Examining the Main Street Benefits of our Modern Financial Markets

Examining the Main Street Benefits of our Modern Financial Markets
Professors Charles Jones and Erik Sirri, in a paper commissioned for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, write that America’s vibrant capital markets are the global gold standard, fueling the financial needs of business from the smallest single-person startup to our largest public companies. Seemingly small changes such as a financial transactions tax can cause considerable damage far from Wall Street, harming both investors and American businesses and impeding job recovery and growth.