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Systemic Risk Regulator

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Placing Our Faith in Economic Oracles

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Blankley

In the end, the call for a systemic-risk regulator is yet another futile expression of faith in the power of government to out-think the markets. It is just another foolish bet.

Shahien Nasiripour

House Panel May Keep Public In The Dark About Emerging Threats To Financial System

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Members of Congress and the general public may not be told of "potential emerging threats to the stability of the financial system," thanks to a Thurs...

Shahien Nasiripour

RT @huffbusiness New "Too Big To Fail" Bill Gives Feds Power To Undo Dangerous Derivatives Contracts

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The "Too Big To Fail" legislation currently being debated by a House committee has been widely criticized as toothless. But one provision gives the fe...

Shahien Nasiripour

Systemic Risk Panel Would Lack Independence; Treasury Secretary Would Call The Shots

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

If the White House and congressional leaders get their way, the vaunted new oversight council charged with overseeing systemic risk in the financial m...

Wall Street Reform: Regulators and Lawmakers Prepare for Turf War

Jill Schlesinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jill Schlesinger

Rather than work together to improve the system, regulatory reform could become a classic political turf war. The problem is that once someone has the ball, he's reluctant to give it up.

Stop the Financial Services "Super Czar" (Updated)

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

There has been talk about appointing a new "Systemic Risk Regulator." This "Super Czar" would oversee all of the financial services industry. We had a "Super Czar" last year. His name was Henry Paulson.