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Collins Amendment

CDO Capital: Banks Fight For Their Right To Keep Buying

bloomberg.com | By Yalman Onaran and Jody Shenn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

June 8 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. banks are fighting to preserve the use of securities that help them appear better capitalized, even as their investments in...

Scaling Back Our Bloated Financial Sector

Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zach Carter

Individual oversized banks are not the only problem Big Finance poses to the economy -- the overall sector is much too large.

Nelson Collins Amendment To Stimulus Gets Vote Tuesday

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senators Ben Nelson (D-NE) and Susan Collins (R-ME) have reached a compromise on a stimulus bill that will be voted on Tuesday. A procedural vote on t...