Deregulation sounds like a word that was specially crafted from a political focus group. It sounds innocent, righteous, echoing freedom from an oppressive state. It feels like the path to being released from an unfair burden or impediment which would allow corporations to meet their capitalist potential, and bring great benefits to society far and wide.
People often seem puzzled how corporate profits have rebounded since the Great Recession, with many corporations making record earnings, Wall Street booming and the Dow Jones, S&P500, and Nasdaq Indexes at or near historical highs.
The Legacy of the Great Recession using Charts