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Obama Financial Overhaul

Highlights Of The Financial Overhaul Bill (PHOTOS)

HuffPost/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Congress just passed a sweeping overhaul of America's financial regulatory system. The financial bill cleared the Senate by a vote of 60 to 39, and ...

Obama: I'll Veto Financial Reform Without Derivatives Regulation

AP | JIM KUHNHENN and ERICA WERNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — In the face of stiff GOP opposition, Obama administration officials want Senate Democrats to purge a $50 billion fund for dismantli...

Psychoanalyzing The Relationship Between Obama And Wall Street

New York Magazine | John Heilemann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thirty-eight hours after Scott Brown's smack-upside-the-head victory in the race for Ted Kennedy's former Senate seat, Barack Obama took the podium in...

WSJ: Why Won't Obama Embrace Real Reform On Credit-Rating Agencies?

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If world-class lobbying could win a Stanley Cup, the credit-ratings caucus would be skating a victory lap this week. The Obama plan for financial re-r...

Marcus Baram

Credit Rating Agencies Spared Major Reforms In Obama's Overhaul

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

They've been called the culprits of the financial crisis but their role has remained largely unexamined. And they were largely spared any major reform...

Financial Regulatory Overhaul Is Detailed

Washington Post | Binyamin Appelbaum and David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration last night detailed a series of proposals that would involve the government much more deeply in the private markets, from hel...