What you need to know on Wall Street today

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US lawmakers are considering a bill to overhaul financial regulation in the US and unravel several post-financial crisis measures. The House Financial Services Committee is holding hearings Tuesday on the Financial CHOICE Act, a more than 589-page bill that introduced by Republican Congressman Jeb Hensarling.

In a break with tradition, Democrats requested time for opening statements. Democrat Maxine Waters opened:

This is one of the worst bills I’ve seen in my time in Congress,” she said. “The Wrong Choice Act is a vehicle for Donald Trump’s agenda to get rid of financial regulation and help out Wall Street. It’s an invitation to another Great Recession or worse.” You can stay up to date with the latest from the hearing here.

There have been a bunch of big events and interviews in the last 24-hours. Here’s what people are saying:

In markets news, the stock market has stopped paying attention to what Trump says. Here’s how investors should look at Trump’s first 100 days, according to PIMCO. The market is baiting copycats of the mystery trader called “50 Cent.” And corporate executives are selling stocks in droves.

The French parent of asset manager AllianceBernstein fired its longtime leader Peter Kraus and overhauled the firm’s board. There has been a big departure from the New York Stock Exchange.
And the largest private-equity firm in the world opened a more casual, amenity-filled office for its tech team — take a look inside.

Bitcoin is trading at fresh all-time highs on Tuesday. Given the currency’s covert nature, the average person still may not understand how buying and selling actually works. With that in mind, here’s a guide.

There’s a bunch of news in the healthcare sector:

And in autos:

And tech:

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