proprietary trading

Tell me again: What's the Volcker Rule?

Dec 4, 2013
Regulators are close to deciding on the Volcker Rule to limit banks' speculative trading.
Posted In: Banks, Goldman Sachs, proprietary trading, Volcker Rule

Explaining proprietary trading and its risks

Feb 23, 2012
Prop trading, as it’s called on Wall Street, is the target of the Volcker Rule, a centerpiece of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act. Marketplace’s Paddy Hirsch explains what proprietary trading is, and why it’s potentially dangerous for our savings and the financial system.
Posted In: proprietary trading, Volcker Rule, Jamie Dimon, Banks

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gold prices glitter and investors go "green"

Nov 9, 2010
Gold hit records highs today, topping more than $1,412.75 an ounce. Why are investors putting their faith in gold? Will the Republicans take aim at...
Posted In: BP, Dalai Lama, Daniel Boulud, Dodd-Frank law, electric cars, gold, green investing, mid-day update, proprietary trading, Tony Hayward