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Big Tech is slowly, carefully creeping into banking

Mar 13, 2018
After disrupting retail, bookstores and media, tech companies are tiptoeing into the highly-regulated world of banking.

Ten years after the financial crisis, the feds say some banks need a break

Aug 23, 2017
The Federal Reserve, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Comptroller of the Currency all announced yesterday that they would hold off on implementing a set of regulations on small to medium size banks, sometimes called community banks. The idea is to give these banks some breathing room while regulators come up with new, simpler […]

Reports say Trump could replace banking industry's top cop

May 3, 2017
President Trump has seen every one of his cabinet secretaries confirmed but key financial regulators. Most are still holdovers from the Obama administration, though rumor has it that the comptroller of the currency could be replaced within days. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

Community banks divided over Dodd-Frank

Mar 3, 2017
Some say it protects against abuses; others say compliance is too expensive for smaller institutions.
President Donald Trump signs House Joint Resolution 41, which removes some Dodd-Frank regulations on oil and gas companies.
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Can Wells Fargo shrug off the cross-selling scandal?

Oct 12, 2016
Wells Fargo brass seeks to move past recent trouble.

Regulation may be coming for Bitcoin

Sep 18, 2015
An American financial regulator has its eyes on the virtual currency Bitcoin.

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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".

JPMorgan may settle with government for record $11 billion

Sep 26, 2013
The record settlement could help the bank avoid future lawsuits.
JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s Manhattan headquarters.
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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.