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Wall Street Probe

Insider Trading Probe Offers New Chance to Curb Hedge Fund Power

David Callahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Callahan

It is never good to hear that large financial players may have broken the law, and the huge insider trading investigation unfolding on Wall Street is deeply troubling. But the upside to the probe is that it offers a chance to curb the outsized power of hedge funds.

Pelosi Tells Geithner: Pecora Commission Planned For Next Week

The Page | Mark Halperin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Page has some details on Speaker Nancy Pelosi's plans to form an investigative panel on the financial crisis in the style of the Pecora Commission...

New "Pecora Commission" Stalled In Congress

The Hill | Silla Brush and Jared Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Democratic and Republican leaders have yet to nominate a single person to the high-profile commission aimed at investigating the financial crisis, eve...

Pelosi Orders Wide Wall Street Probe

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has ordered a broad, swift investigation of Wall Street and will demand testimony from Bush administration officials and ca...