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 5, 2011 this week, President Obama's expected to put the pressure on Congress to approve his nominee to head the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. But Republicans vow to hold up any nominee until the bureau itself gets overhauled.
Dec 5, 2011 The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau can investigate complaints, but that's about it -- at least until a head of the bureau is approved by Congress.
Nov 3, 2011 Shanghai's Pudong district...built with help from the purchase of US debt. Officially, the response from China's government to...
Nov 3, 2011 David Brancaccio travels to Washington to see the institutions interested in the powerful new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau....
Jan 27, 2011 The World Economic Forum is underway in Davos, Switzerland, and already we're hearing from forum participants. A senior executive of Goldman Sachs...
Dec 23, 2010 Today, Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics released a list of 55 U.S. organized according to how cost effective it is to rent a home, rather than buy....