President Barack Obama says he'll veto a financial overhaul bill that doesn't regulate the derivatives market.
Legislation pending in Congress would for the first time regulate these complex financial instruments, such as mortgage-backed securities that was a cause of a near economic meltdown in 2008 when they lost value during the housing crisis.
Obama says he wants derivatives to be strongly regulated, and he pledged Friday he's ready to veto legislation without it. But there's some dispute among Democrats about how far such regulation should go.
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