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2011-08-17 22:33:48

A look at the history of the markets offers an insight into the effects of regulation on the success of initial public offerings Whenever crisis threatens the financial markets, voices are loud in calling for greater control. It is dubious, however, whether tighter regulation would actually offer investors better protection against losing their capital. "Economic history shows us that strictly regulated stock markets do not necessarily function better than those that are given a free hand,"...