iOS app Android app

Obama Financial Regulation

Mark Gongloff

The Road Forward: The 5 Things Obama Must Do For Financial Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.24.2013 | Business

When President Barack Obama first swore the oath of office, the backdrop was a financial system in flames. Four years on, the fires are out, but those...

Mark Gongloff

Elections Give Financial Reform New Lease On Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 11.07.2012 | Business

Wall Street's costly gamble to kill financial reform by betting heavily against President Barack Obama and Elizabeth Warren in the 2012 election has b...

'Not So': Volcker Responds To Critics Who Say His Rule Will Wreak Havoc On Banks

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

Paul Volcker has two words for the people who say the new banking-sector rule that bears his name is going to wreak havoc on the financial system: "No...

The Next Financial Reform Floodgate

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark V. Vlasic

The financial reform bill's whistleblower provisions require that any whistleblower providing "original information" leading to a penalty over $1 million shall receive between 10 and 30% of that collection.

Barack Obama Signs Sweeping Wall Street Reform Bill

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Reveling over a new milestone in his presidency, a triumphant Barack Obama on Wednesday signed into law the most sweeping overhaul ...

Obama Hails House Passage Of Financial Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says House passage of a massive overhaul of financial regulations is a victory for everyone who was hurt by ...

Wall Street and the Reform Bandwagon in Congress: Watch Them

Jennifer Brunner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Brunner

Ever since I began my campaign for the U.S. Senate, there's been one subject that raises my ire more than any other--banks and financial institutions ...

Is Paul Volcker Barack Obama's Potted Plant?

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

If after all the fanfare, photo ops, and promises to fight, the Obama administration shamefully doesn't manage to get the Volcker rules into an already weak financial reform bill, I hope Volcker doesn't wait until the next life to speak out.

Regulation vs. Structural Change

James Kwak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Kwak

I think that on health care Obama and the administration probably did the best they could. But on financial reform, they could have gotten more done.

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...

Obama To Campaign On Financial Reform Bill Victory Heading Into November

The Washington Post | Michael D. Shear | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama plans to use 1,500 pages of often arcane new financial regulations governing a highly complex industry in a populist Main Street messa...

Faith in Finance

Ibrahim Warde | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ibrahim Warde

Overall, Islamic banking and finance is a booming global business and the U.S. needs to get on board if it desires to seek creative solutions to help our economy rise from ruin.

What Obama's Financial Regulation Reform Announcement Means

Douglas J. Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Douglas J. Elliott

The long-awaited administration plan to reform financial regulation has arrived. The good news is that the specific proposals are virtually all sensible and constructive, but there were some missed opportunities.

SEC Head Fights Obama Financial Watchdog Plan

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The head of the Securities and Exchange Commission is objecting to a plan being weighed by the Obama administration to create a new...