By Joseph Lawler | 08/29/14 11:37 AM
It is widely expected that the Sept. 4 meeting announced by the Financial Stability Oversight Council late Thursday will focus on applying the label of "too big to fail" to one insurer, MetLife.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/19/14 06:41 PM
Congress thought it was time to replace "captured" financial regulators with a new, un-captured regulator. But that's not what the CFPB turned out to be.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/04/14 08:20 AM
It's called the political economy: Politicians use the taxpayer to subsidize businesses, and then they demand money from those businesses.
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 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 Steve Doty | 07/23/14 12:07 PM
House Financial Services Chairman Jeb Hensarling said Wednesday during a committee hearing that the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act has been a major failure since it passed Congress four years ago.
By Steve Doty | 07/23/14 08:11 AM
After his conformation hearing yesterday in front of the Senate Veterans' Affairs committee, Senate lawmakers will vote today to send Robert McDonald's name to the full Senate floor for debate.
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