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How will financial reform actually work?

Jul 16, 2010
Financial regulatory reform passed the Senate yesterday. Jennifer Collins explores the nitty-gritty of how that will work.
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JP Morgan's success not what it seems

Jul 15, 2010
JP Morgan appeared to have blown everyone's expectations by posting $4.8 billion in profits, but read between the lines, and there's some interesting accounting that made for a seemingly successful quarter.
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Big picture near finished, then little details

Jul 15, 2010
The financial reform bill is just one signature away from becoming law, but that won't be the end -- a whole new round of tough decision-making will start for federal agencies.
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JP Morgan makes $4.8 billion in quarter

Jul 15, 2010
JP Morgan Chase earnings are up significantly quarter over last year. The robust numbers were unexpected in a currently volatile stock market.
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Outlook for banks improving over last year

Jul 15, 2010
Last year, the Treasury's stress tests found 10 of the 19 biggest U.S. banks likely couldn't weather a severe recession. Now, banks are expected to be in the black.
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SEC considers settling lawsuit against Goldman

Jul 15, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission is talking to Goldman Sachs about settling its lawsuit against the bank over its actions during the housing collapse.
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Reform bill grazed past shadow banks

Jul 14, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to Marketplace editor Paddy Hirsch how the financial reform bill barely touched on shadow banks, "alter egos" larger banks use to cover up risky investments.
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Small banks more prone to failure?

Jul 14, 2010
Small banks are having a hard time paying back their TARP money and are more vulnerable to failure and government take over -- but some experts say that small bank failures is just par for the course.
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Fed: More lending to small businesses

Jul 12, 2010
Fed Chair Ben Bernanke wants banks to start lending again to small businesses after two years of very tight lending, but some critics say the economy hasn't recovered enough for businesses to risk taking out a loan.
Posted In: Banks, Retail

Question on banks lending

Apr 12, 2010
From: Howard Goldberg Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 9:31 PM To: Hirsch, Paddy Subject: Your White Board Explanations are great and fun....I...
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