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Financial reform changes won't be noticeable immediately

Jul 15, 2010
The new financial regulations bill cleared its last real hurdle today and the president will likely sign it into law early next week. But it could take awhile for anybody to really notice.
Posted In: Investing

Financial regulation would make brokers protect 'best interest'

Jul 13, 2010
A part of the new financial regulatory bill would change the way stock brokers and insurance agents look out for their customers.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Holiday break could take a toll on financial reform bill

Jul 1, 2010
The version of the financial reform bill which passed yesterday in the House may be threatened by the July 4 break.

Lawmakers drop bank tax from reform

Jun 30, 2010
It's still the biggest overhaul of the financial system since the Great Depression. But it won't be paid by a $19 billion tax on big financial institutions. Jeremy Hobson reports from New York.
Posted In: Wall Street

Congress needs new funding for bill

Jun 29, 2010
The financial overhaul bill almost seemed like a sure thing, until Sen. Robert Byrd died and a key Republican supporter said he won't vote for the bill, unless the way it'll be paid for changes.

'Debt will cause another crisis'

Jun 29, 2010
Henry Blodget, editor-in-chief of The Business Insider, talks with Bill Radke about why he believes that even with the new proposed financial reform measures we are at risk for another global crisis.

Major players studying financial reform bill

Jun 28, 2010
Congress's financial regulation bill will be up for vote soon, bankers, lawyers, consultants and regulators are reading the 4,000-page bill to see how it could affect them.
Posted In: Investing

How will Byrd's passing affect reform?

Jun 28, 2010
Senator Robert Byrd, 92, has died. The longest-serving member of Congress, Byrd represented West Virginia. And his passing may have an impact on financial reform as the Senate prepares for a close vote.

Reforms won't solve financial problems

Jun 28, 2010
Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan talks with Steve Chiotakis about whether the proposed financial regulations will stand the test of time.
Posted In: Economy

Financial reform bill: The banks' view

Jun 25, 2010
Scott Talbot of the Financial Services Roundtable gives Tess Vigeland the banking industry's perspective of the compromise financial reform bill.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street

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