Financial Transaction Tax Debate Heats UpMark Melin
As the debate regarding a financial transaction tax heats up, Public Citizen has released a white paper that calculates the cost of such a tax to average investors to be “microscopic.”
Recent talk about a financial transaction tax has increased, but the seriousness of that talk is in question. In his most recent budget President Obama included a transaction tax proposal to fund the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, at the urging of outgoing CFTC commissioner Bart Chilton.
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