The Motley Fool recently sat down with Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, professor at Yale University and author of The End of Ethics and A Way Back: How To Fix A Fundamentally Broken Global Financial System. In the video below, we discuss competition in the marketplace. 

Dr. Malloch notes the ways that the 2008 recession hampered competition and resulted in more powerful banking institutions.

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