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Bank risk-taking 'unfinished piece of business': Obama

Jul 2, 2014
The president says work remains to "re-balance the economy sensibly".
Posted In: Obama, dodd-frank, bank regulations

JPMorgan may settle with government for record $11 billion

Sep 26, 2013
The record settlement could help the bank avoid future lawsuits.
Posted In: JPMorgan, bank regulations, subprime lenders

Maine Senator Angus King wants to make banking boring again

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.
Posted In: Glass-Steagall, student loans, higher education, bank regulations

Piecing together the Volcker rule 4 years later

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.
Posted In: regulation, bank regulations, Volcker Rule, banking

Community banks fail over technicality: Study

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.
Posted In: Banks, bank regulations, Georgia

Bank regulators loosen up on liquidity rule

Jan 7, 2013
Regulators in Basel have decided riskier assets can be used as part of a bank's emergency buffer.
Posted In: banking, bank regulations, financial crisis

Keep it simple

Sep 7, 2012
Bank regulation and personal finance is just as simple as catching a frisbee -- even a dog can do it.
Posted In: bank regulations, Personal Finance

Peregrine Financial Group to liquidate under Chapter 7

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.
Posted In: Peregrine Financial, bank regulations, shortfall

The question of adequate financial regulations

Jul 10, 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.
Posted In: banking, bank regulations, Bob Diamond, interest rates

U.S. Fed approves Basel III

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.
Posted In: bank regulations, Federal Reserve

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