Oct 15, 2012 Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker and his biographer Bill Silber sit down for an interview on the economy, financial regulation, and why U.S. presidents still call on the former Fed chief.
May 16, 2012 Commentator Robert Reich says the Volcker Rule is not strong enough to prevent JPMorgan Chase-style loss.
May 11, 2012 Huge trading losses by America's biggest bank strengthen advocates of the Volcker Rule and tougher bank regulation.
May 11, 2012 Economist Chris Low discusses the impact of JPMorgan's $2 billion loss and whether we should be concerned that it could happen at other banks.
Feb 23, 2012 Prop trading, as it’s called on Wall Street, is the target of the Volcker Rule, a centerpiece of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act. Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch explains what proprietary trading is, and why it’s potentially dangerous for our savings and the financial system.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 14, 2012 There's renewed debate today about the so-called "Volcker Rule." It's part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform passed two years ago. Basically, the Volcker Rule says banks should take fewer risks in the market.
Heidi N. Moore
Feb 14, 2012 The Volcker Rule aims to prevent banks from betting their own money. Banks and foreign governments say could hurt markets more than it helps.
Feb 13, 2012 Former Fed chairman Paul Volcker is weighing in on the rule that bears his name. The banks are paying attention; you should, too.
Dec 22, 2011 In Washington, a piece of the financial reform law that was passed last year is having a tough time getting implemented. It's called the Volcker...