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Consumer Protection Bill

New Rules: Federal Reserve to Start Doing a Tad More of Their Job with New Credit Card Rules

Damien Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Damien Hoffman

Today the Fed has amended the Truth in Lending regulation "to protect credit card users from unreasonable late payment and other penalty fees and to require credit card issuers to reconsider increases in interest rates."

Wall Street Follies: The Next Act

New York Times | GRETCHEN MORGENSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It certainly sounded good. Hoping, perhaps, to persuade a dubious public that curbing reckless business practices is indeed a Washington priority, t...

Arthur Delaney

Consumer Advocates Decry Consumer Protection Bill | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Luis Gutierrez, chairman of the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit subcommittee, portrays himself in press releases as a staunch protecto...