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The Volcker Rule Is a Maddening Case Study in How to Suffocate Wall Street Reform

James Howard Kunstler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Business
James Howard Kunstler

The so-called Volcker Rule for policing (ha!) banking practices, approved by a huddle of federal regulating agency chiefs last week, is the latest joke that America has played on itself in what is becoming the greatest national self-punking exercise in world history.

In The Public Interest: Congress Still Demonizing Elizabeth Warren, Meanwhile, Chase Rolls Out the $5 ATM Fee

Ed Mierzwinski | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics
Ed Mierzwinski

Washington should be implementing Wall Street reform, not tearing it down.

The State of the Union May Be Better Than We Think

George Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
George Davis

Our entire popular culture is saturated with images of what is "out there" beyond the realm of possibility. But maybe, instead, what is out there is "our better selves," as Obama keeps on saying.

8 Best Banking Trends of 2010

Richard Barrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Barrington

It seems the words "good news" and "banking" haven't gone in the same sentence since the start of the financial crisis. But in truth, there were many positive banking developments this year.

How Wall Street Can Win

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Ben Protess and Lagan Sebert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As the battle over Wall Street reform shifts venues - from Capitol Hill to federal agencies - industry lobbyists who oppose some new regulations outnu...