Advocacy & Resources

Promoting Innovation in Financial Services

SIFMA’s white paper, "Promoting Innovation in Financial Services," highlights SIFMA’s recommendations for balancing financial regulation and innovation pursuant to the President’s Core Principles. The report includes nine recommendations including the creation of an FSOC Fintech Subcommittee with specific directives to drive innovation among U.S. financial policymakers. The report also includes…

US Economic Outlook Survey, Mid-Year 2018

The Economy: SIFMA’s Economic Advisory Roundtable forecasted that the U.S. economy will grow by 2.9 percent and 2.6 percent in 2018 and 2019 respectively. The current outlook for 2018 is stronger than the Roundtable’s previous survey. Monetary Policy: Respondents unanimously expect that the Federal Open Market Committee will raise the…

Why We Need to Support Public Capital Markets

America’s public capital markets are the most robust in the world and a vital source of financing for many of the world’s most innovative businesses. Unfortunately, changing market dynamics and heavy regulatory burdens are hampering capital formation for these businesses and restricting investors’ access to wealth creation opportunities, and have…

Holiday Schedule

On behalf of financial markets participants, SIFMA recommends a holiday schedule for financial markets in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. View SIFMA’s policy (pdf) on unscheduled changes in trading hours.