Ignore Traders' Empty Threats to Run Away From Home

Regulators would do well to have a bucket of skepticism at hand to douse two classes of hyperbole -- whenever banks threaten to move  headquarters, or suggest bonus caps will make hiring impossible. 
They're not checking their visa applications.

Banks are starting to fret a little more loudly about the heavier hand of regulation. Some of their complaints, particularly about the dangers ofbusiness petrification caused by excessive caution, are justified. Others, particularly those to do with pay and bonuses, are self-serving and overblown -- and likely to get louder.

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