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Lobbyists prepare for new financial reform landscape

Jul 19, 2010
It may take some time before we really know the effects of the financial reform bill. But whatever changes may come, lobbyists will be ready.
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American credit scores plummet

Jul 16, 2010
The number of Americans with dismal FICO scores is going up. About 15 percent of Americans had a score of less than 600. But today, according to the Associated Press, it's more like 25 percent. Jeff Horwich reports.
Posted In: Banks, Credit Cards

Weekly Wrap: Financial regulation and banks

Jul 16, 2010
Marketplace's Tess Vigeland speaks with Felix Salmon from Reuters and CNBC's John Carney about the big week for financial regulation and big banks.
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Many banks not understanding of Gulf businessmen

Jul 16, 2010
Oil may no longer be spilling into the Gulf, but it still leaves many Gulf businessmen at the mercy of banks and creditors who may not be sympathetic to their circumstances.
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SEC v. Goldman Sachs: Who won?

Jul 16, 2010
The Securities and Exchange Commission settled with Goldman Sachs & Co. yesterday for $550 million for civil fraud charges of misleading investors -- $300 million in fines, and the rest as compensation for investors who lost money. But who wins in this situation?
Posted In: Banks, Law

Goldman Sachs, SEC deal could lead to other bank settlements

Jul 16, 2010
Goldman Sachs' half-billion dollar settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission could lead to similar deals with other big-player banks.
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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.
Posted In: Banks, Investing

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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