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  •  Oh, you mean... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...commodity prices. I thought you meant "stocks" (aka "equities").

    Yes, I agree, the commodity market is broken. More regulation and transparency is needed.

    But this transaction tax hits stocks, bonds, commercial paper, notes, and (non-commodity) derivatives. I don't see how wrecking those markets solves our commodity problem.

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