A Financial Transaction Tax Could Weed Out All The Pointless Trading

According to Business Insiders, their argument  against a tax boils down to the claim that a fee of 0.25% on each trade (which is the amount a bill going through the Senate would levy) would depress stock prices 10%, which in turn would have a cataclysmic effect on our economy. But based on their own evidence the tax would not depress stock prices, and in my opinion would provide large indirect benefits.

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