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image President Barack Obama just finished the morning address at Cooper Union College, New York City. The Cooper Union address dealt with topics within financial regulatory reform.

The speech focused on the points mentioned below:

1. Protect taxpayers from too-big-to-fail firms

2. Impose the Volcker rule in stopping firms from “proprietary trading” (making large bets with their own money)

3. Make derivatives trades transparent

4. Create a consumer protection agency

5. Institute pay reforms to give investors a say over executive pay

For reading the summary of the President Barack Obama speech and to know more visit the links we have provided below:

Obama’s Cooper Union Speech

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