1. Education

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:

http://economics.about.com/library/glossary/bldef-glass-steagall-act.htm

was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

Most Emailed Articles

Now We Can Begin

The Glass-Steagall Act
<Back to Last Page>     <Full Glossary>

Definition of The Glass-Steagall Act: The Glass-Steagall act was a 1933 United States national law separating investment banking and commercial banking firms. Also prohibited banks from owning corporate stock. It was designed to confront the problem that banks in the Great Depression collapsed because they held a lot of stock. (Econterms)

Terms related to The Glass-Steagall Act:
None

About.Com Resources on The Glass-Steagall Act:
None

Writing a Term Paper? Here are a few starting points for research on The Glass-Steagall Act:

Books on The Glass-Steagall Act:
None

Journal Articles on The Glass-Steagall Act:
None

<Return to Main Page>

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.