By Nicole Gelinas | 07/31/14 06:52 PM
Ending "too big to fail" doesn't just require Congress to make a better banking law. It has to do with us, and weaning Americans from their addiction to debt.
By Blake Seitz | 07/31/14 02:40 PM
Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to stem the flow of money to terrorist organizations. And their enemies have responded by diversifying their portfolios.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/31/14 02:21 PM
The Government Accountability Office handed a modest victory to big banks Thursday in the ongoing fight over whether the "too-big-to-fail" problem has been resolved, while still giving bank credits something to cheer.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/31/14 01:35 PM
If that expectation of a Wall Street bailout can be brought to near-zero, then that has some ramifications.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/28/14 07:02 PM
The median American household saw its wealth decline by more than one-third in the past decade, according to a new estimate published by the Russell Sage Foundation.
By Mark Calabria | 07/24/14 03:11 PM
While small business lending often declines during a recession, recent regulatory changes may well result in a permanent decline in bank lending to small business.
By Hester Peirce | 07/24/14 03:12 PM
The difficulty of Dodd-Frank implementation is not primarily the regulators' fault; the problem comes from Dodd-Frank's determination to rely on government regulation as a cure for government policy distortions. Instead, let's work on getting rid of the distortions that encourage people to behave...
By Joseph Lawler | 07/23/14 05:39 PM
Appearing Wednesday before the House Financial Services Committee he used to head, former Rep. Barney Frank, the architect of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law, dismissed the idea of reinstating Glass-Steagall, the Depression-era law that split investment banks from commercial banks that...
By Richard Pollock | 07/22/14 06:17 PM
Stronger cybersecurity measures are needed to protect a federal data-mining system containing the most private financial information on hundreds of millions of Americans, an inspector general warns.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/18/14 05:17 PM
The government's consumer finance regulatory agency is seeking to create a new source of aggravation for banks: Consumer testimonials and reviews of financial services.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/17/14 03:47 PM
By defining the center of economic opinion on a range of topics from mortgages to health care, Mark Zandi has made himself a valuable authority. The leaders of both parties love to cite him -- when his analysis helps their cause.
By Veronique de Rugy | 07/17/14 06:42 PM
Americans now know the Export-Import Bank is a corporatist program built on bad economics.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/16/14 05:50 PM
She avoided making any big monetary policy news in two appearances on Capitol Hill this week, but Janet Yellen couldn't escape a few confrontations that raise doubts about the details of the Federal Reserve's plans to avoid bailouts in future financial crises.
By Joseph Lawler | 07/15/14 01:43 PM
Sen. Elizabeth Warren grilled Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen on an important provision of the law intended to prevent banks from becoming too big to fail.
By Joel Kotkin and Michael Shires | 07/14/14 03:15 PM
When we think about American finance, the default Image is of a pinstriped banker on Wall Street. But increasingly, the financial services sector, which employs eight million people, is shifting away from the traditional bastions of money.
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