WASHINGTON – With Donald Trump's unexpected presidential victory, Wall Street critics are pessimistic about the future of financial regulation in a unified Republican Washington.

"The reality of financial regulation is going to be nothing," said Simon Johnson, professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Business and noted critic of the excesses of the financial sector. "This is de-regulation. Complete and utter de-regulation. It's all over but the shouting."

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