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Over the Counter Derivatives

Derivatives Reform: The Huge Two Loopholes Congress Is Fighting Over

rortybomb.wordpress.com | Mike Konczal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We discussed two potential derivatives loopholes in the bill (One, Two), the first being about what constitutes a trading facility, and the second is ...

EU Wants To Flood Derivatives Market With Light

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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In the Dark: A Good Prosecutor Would've Pinned Greenspan Down

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The American people deserve a prosecutor to get to the bottom of this financial mess. They need someone who will hold the Alan Greenspans of the world accountable.

Dodd Called Fed 'An Abysmal Failure,' But His New Bill Gives It New Powers

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a proposal set to be unveiled this afternoon, Sen. Chris Dodd (D - Conn.) anchors his latest financial reform bill around a relatively undiminished...

Wall Street Lobby Fights Against Derivatives Overhaul

bloomberg.com | Christine Harper, Matthew Leising and Shannon Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Aug. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Wall Street is suiting up for a battle to protect one of its richest fiefdoms, the $592 trillion over-the-counter derivatives m...

Obama Proposes New Derivatives Controls

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Tuesday sent Congress legislation seeking to impose broad new oversight on derivatives, the complex fin...