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Mathisson REWIND: May Tobin Tax Rest in Peace

Why Dr. Tobin's big idea should remain buried

Traders Magazine Online News, November 4, 2011

Dan Mathisson

As talk in Europe of a securities transaction tax heats up, and with the recent introduction of a similar tariff in the U.S. House and Senate, Traders Magazine revisits a column by Dan Mathisson from January of last year that remains timely. The good news in the U.S. is that President Obama does not support the tax and few think the legislation will move forward. Still, the story won't go away.

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