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5. The intensity of their language Flickr: Jason Bache: It is clear that these two perspectives are going to draw swords against the other frequently. Although most people agree that efficient financial markets are best for everyone, the steps that government have to take to have there often run counter for the microeconomic interests of business. Sometimes a merger should be blocked to foster competition. Sometimes disclosures must be legislated to ensure consumers will make informed decisions. And sometimes certain activities should be regulated or prohibited to ensure that some are certainly not financially harmed by others.