Geithner says tight restrictions on derivatives are "at the core" of a sweeping overhaul of...

|By:, SA News Editor

Geithner says tight restrictions on derivatives are "at the core" of a sweeping overhaul of financial rules but does not call for the outright ban on trading by banks. Some analysts say that if overzealous regulators drive central clearinghouses to take much more than 60% of the derivatives market, they could end up actually increasing risk in the global financial system.