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Derivative Regulation

Derivatives Industry Report Collapses

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

The financial industry is making completely baseless claims about derivatives and must resort to hollow chicanery in a deliberate attempt to mislead the public and to fool people on Capitol Hill.

Arthur Levitt Q&A On Financial Reform: "Changes Are At The Margins"

ProPublica | Karen Weise | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After a 20-hour, all-night session, Senate and House negotiators agreed last Friday on a compromise financial reform bill meant to prevent future econ...

Clinton: Rubin And Summers Gave Me Wrong Advice On Derivatives, And I Was Wrong To Take It

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

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Mr. President, Defend America

Dylan Ratigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dylan Ratigan

Perhaps operating under the fear of that "if you try to actually fix something, you own it politically," our government continues to abdicate its responsibilities in the ongoing disaster in the Gulf.

'Accountants' and Lawyers' Welfare Act of 2010': Financial Reform Rife With Loopholes

newsweek.com | Michael Hirsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama and leading Democrats are calling the "Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010" the greatest overhaul of Wall Street since ...

Kit Taylor: Derivatives Should Have Been Regulated

Bloomberg | Darrell Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

March 25 (Bloomberg) -- The former chief regulator for the $2.69 trillion municipal bond market for the first time acknowledged that the governing boa...