Trump and Warren are Both Wrong

Jesse Fried says that Senator Warren and President Trump both want to weaken shareholder oversight, Senator Warren with her legislative proposal and President Trump in asking the SEC to review elimination of quarterly reporting:

In the absence of any solid evidence that shareholders harm firms, the case for weakening investors has been based on myths, misconceptions, and misleading figures….Perhaps President Trump and Senator Warren offered these ideas during the summer doldrums to rally their bases, or to provide material for Twitter, without actually expecting them to go anywhere. But there is a growing bipartisan consensus that excessive shareholder power is a critical problem facing America—notwithstanding the absence of any compelling evidence. This consensus creates a real risk that one or both of their policy proposals could be adopted, either in this administration or the next one.

Source: Trump and Warren are Both Wrong

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