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Volcker Rules

Fine Print Weakens Bill

The 14th Banker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The 14th Banker

As the details emerge on the financial reform bill, it becomes apparent that it will do little to avert another financial crisis in the coming years.

Paul Volcker Must Tell Obama To Strengthen Chris Dodd's Wall Street Reform Bill

Baseline Scenario | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Against all the odds, a glimmer of hope for real financial reform begins to shine through. It's not that anything definite has happened -- in fact mo...

What Would You Ask Tim Geithner If You Had the Chance?

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

Whatever the reasons, the Geithner Treasury Department has suddenly come out swinging. They're pugilists in pinstripes now. But while the rhetoric's encouraging, Geithner's record is cloudy at best.

Shahien Nasiripour

Volcker: Regulators Can't Be Trusted To Act | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul A. Volcker criticized bank regulators Wednesday, saying Congress needs to specifically act to rein in Wall Street...

Shahien Nasiripour

Remorseful Citigroup Banker John S. Reed Parts With Former Colleagues, Calls For Fundamental Financial Reform | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The remorseful former banker who made Citigroup what it is today came to Capitol Hill on Thursday and systematically debunked the arguments that his f...