After all the blood, sweat and tears that has gone into the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill, a new survey revealed that almost half of all bankers do not think it will help prevent risks to the financial system.

On Thursday Grant Thornton LLP released its 18th Bank Executive Survey, which found that although 48% of bankers believe financial reform will not prevent or reduce a subsequent bank bailout, bankers are increasingly optimistic about the U.S. economy going forward.

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