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PHOTO: Wall Street Makes Simple Law The Equivalent Length Of 28 Russian Novels

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.22.2013 | Business

Leo Tolstoy has nothing on Wall Street lobbyists. The Russian novelist only wrote "War and Peace," a 560,000-word novel. The lobbyists, in contrast...

Krugman: Romney's JPMorgan Stance 'Completely Clueless'

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business

Sometimes it’s hard to explain why we need strong financial regulation — especially in an era saturated with pro-business, pro-market propaganda. ...

Is Dodd-Frank Too Complex to Work?

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

We do need controls to close the gaps that allowed the financial system to fall apart. But if the regulations are unreasonably complex, they will not only create unnecessary costs, but are likely to be unenforceable and eventually ineffective.

How The Euro Debt Crisis Could Affect U.S. Banks

Time | STEPHEN GANDEL | Posted 11.28.2011 | Business

Depending on how you look at it, U.S. banks could lose as much as $1 trillion dollars if the current money troubles in Europe were to lead to a full b...