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Wall Street Lobbyists

Jason Linkins

Wall Street Cash Rules Everything Around The House Financial Services Committee, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

Back in early June, former North Carolina Democratic Rep. Brad Miller took to our pages to lament the way the House Financial Services Committee had r...

Christina Wilkie

Former GOP Senator To Lobby For Wall Street | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Judd Gregg (R-N.H.) has been named the new CEO of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA), one of ...

Here's the Real Deal on the Volcker Rule

Bartlett Naylor | Posted 02.17.2013 | Business
Bartlett Naylor

In reality, the Volcker Rule will mean no change, no closure of business divisions, no costs from foregone financial activity, for more than 99.9 percent of banks.

Wall Street Lobbies to Prevent SEC Changes to High Frequency Trading and Stock Market Structure

Jeff Connaughton | Posted 08.23.2012 | Business
Jeff Connaughton

As a former lobbyist, I almost had to admire the way they unswervingly stayed on message. And the message was that the status quo was good for everyone and that Ted and I were wasting our time exploring whether market changes might call for statutory and regulatory changes.

Former Treasury Counselor Could Move To Goldman Sachs

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business

The revolving door between Wall Street and Washington is about to turn once more. Richard Siewart, onetime counselor to Treasury Secretary Timothy...

Wall Street Lobbyists Could Severely Weaken Derivative Regulation

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.30.2012 | Business

Wall Street lobbyists are trying hard to weaken the extent to which the government can police a practice that played a central role in the 2008 financ...

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...

Ryan Grim

Senate Dems Will Fight For Volcker Rule In Conference Negotiations: Merkley | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Senate approved its Wall Street reform package on Thursday night without including a critical amendment, cosponsored by Sens. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore....

Wall Street Steps Up Political Donations, Lobbying

Wall Street Journal | BRODY MULLINS and T.W. FARNAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Some of the biggest Wall Street firms are back in the political-spending game after hunkering down while they were getting government bailout funds....

Happiness in the Post-Shopping Economy

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

My late mother used shopping as a hobby. If she were still alive, I wonder if she would be looking for something else to occupy her time. It seems many Americans are.

Ryan Grim

Bank Lobbyists Launch 'Call To Action' To Crush Financial Reform (MEMO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The American Bankers Association issued a "Call to Action" on Wednesday, urging its lobbyists and member banks to make an all-out effort to crush regu...