Dec 20, 2012 There’s news that the New York Stock Exchange might be acquired for $8 billion by the Atlanta-based upstart IntercontinentalExchange.
Oct 29, 2012 Weather derivatives allow companies to hedge against catastrophic losses.
Oct 2, 2012 Lloyd Blankfein, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, says the U.S. risks a ratings downgrade and a hit to its reputation as a global business leader as legislators battle over the upcoming 'fiscal cliff.'
Jul 20, 2012 Two years after the Dodd-Frank Law was enacted, many in the banking sector are still grumbling about the change in regulation. How does that compare to when the rules change in another American pastime: Baseball?
Jul 18, 2012 Two years ago this Saturday, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. Many say the bailout pulled the economy back from the brink. But the ad-hoc nature of the bailout made clear we needed better ways of responding to -- and ideally preventing -- financial crises.
Jul 10, 2012 Today, federal regulators are going to define the word "swap," -- and that seemingly simple act will set in motion a series of new regulations that are part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
Jun 6, 2012 Implementation of the financial industry overhaul is still a work in progress. More than half of the 400 new rules have missed their deadlines.
May 3, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says the continued specter of 'too big to fail' compels nothing less.
Mar 13, 2012 Whistleblowers at American corporations are sending thousands more tips to the Securities and Exchange Commission to take advantage of a program that can make turning in your employer more lucrative than winning the lottery.