Feb 16, 2012 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing to add the three major credit bureaus and debt colletion companies to the list of businesses the federal agency can now oversee.
Feb 2, 2012 Becoming a public company also means Facebook will be facing more scrutiny, from investors, sure -- but also from government regulators.
Jan 17, 2012 Newly appointed head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, speaks about the priorities on the table for the organization.
Jan 13, 2012 Richard Cordray, chief of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, discusses what powers he'll have and how he plans to use them.
Jan 11, 2012 European officials are reportedly on the verge of blocking a deal to create the world's biggest stock exchange.
Jan 5, 2012 The president plans to use a recess appointment to name Richard Cordray as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Jan 4, 2012 President Obama bypassed the Senate and appointed Cordray as the head of the CFPB. Yet, legal challenges will likely follow.
Dec 9, 2011 U.S. Senate Republicans blocked former Ohio attorney general Richard Cordray's appointment as director of the CFPB. The new bureau is a centerpiece in the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
Dec 9, 2011 We talk to one of our Washington reporters about what happened in the news this week.
Dec 7, 2011 Republicans are trying to block the appointment of Richard Cordray as director of the CFPB in preference of a commission; Democrats say it's a fight against consumer protection.