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Politico: Congress revives idea of a trading tax on Wall Street
Rolling Stone: Taibbi says multi-state mortgage settlement with banks is Bailout 2.0
WSJ: Big guns sue BNY Mellon for cheating public pension funds on FX trades
Bloomberg: Strong cash flows into municipal-bond mutual funds
SIFMA: Primer on the benchmark for short term floating rate muni debt
Reuters: Smelly Dexia unfavorited by municipal issuers
WSJ: Bronx cheer for Yonkers debt
McClatchy: Fertilizer in the water of rural California Valley homes?
Bloomberg: Ohio businesses align with governor to end public workers unions