Richard Cordray and the CFPB set to work

Jan 17, 2012
Newly appointed head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, speaks about the priorities on the table for the organization.

Regulators try to block NYSE, Deutsche Boerse merger

Jan 11, 2012
European officials are reportedly on the verge of blocking a deal to create the world's biggest stock exchange.

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...

MIDDAY UPDATE: Obama's regulation reform, finding a successor for Steve Jobs

Jan 18, 2011
President Barack Obama will sign an executive order today requiring federal agencies to review regulations that might hurt economic growth. Juli...

E-cigarettes headed to court

Aug 25, 2010
A federal appellate court in Washington DC will consider the fate of so-called e-cigarettes next month. E-cigarettes use batteries to turn nicotine...

Reg-you-lay-shun

Feb 27, 2009
Our economic blogging conference has broken into smaller groups for lunch, and the session I'm attending is called "The Fate of Finance." The...