Stacey Vanek Smith
Sep 26, 2013 The record settlement could help the bank avoid future lawsuits.
Jul 31, 2013 Senator Angus King of Maine explains why he supports reintroducing Glass-Steagall and shares his thoughts on the rising costs of higher education.
Jul 17, 2013 It's been four years since Congress passed the Volcker Rule, a sweeping law aimed at fixing the financial system following its great collapse. But regulators still haven’t figured out how to implement it.
Feb 19, 2013 The so-called 'mark-to-market' rule, put in place for transparency, made some banks' finances appear more troubled than they really were.
Jan 7, 2013 Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Sep 7, 2012 Bank regulation and personal finance is just as simple as catching a frisbee -- even a dog can do it.
Jul 11, 2012 Last night, Peregrine Financial filed to liquidate under Chapter 7 of the bankruptcy code, amid accusations from federal regulators that Peregrine defrauded customers and hid losses.
Jul 11, 2012 News this morning that Bob Diamond, the former head of Barclay's bank has given up $30 million in bonuses after resigning over that interest rate rigging scandal. And the scandal has brought up the issue -- yet again -- of whether current regulations on the financial industry are adequate.
Jun 8, 2012 The Federal Reserve has just approved a proposal to make every bank in America keep more capital on hand. The measure may help taxpayers weather the next financial storm, but hurt bank stockholders.
May 24, 2012 The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced this week its efforts to regulate prepaid debit cards. Regulators fear the cards aren’t backed by protections given regular credit card holders.