Hillary Clinton to Propose High-Frequency Trading Tax, Volcker Rule Changes

Her proposals amount to a doubling down on her bet that appeasing her party's populist base is worth more than the possibility of alienating wealthy donors.
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Hillary Clinton will propose a tax aimed at penalizing “harmful” high-frequency trading strategies and offer ways to strengthen the Volcker Rule as she unveils another set of proposals Thursday aimed at what she has termed risky Wall Street behavior.

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