financial regulation

Today, 1% of Americans are taking home nearly 20 percent of the country's total income, and own more than 35% of America's wealth. Read more...
Too big to jail ought to mean too big to exist. Don't dare rob a bank or run drugs across the border, or you're sure as hell going to prison. But if you're a megabank which might take down our economy, by all means feel free to break the law with a Read more...
Some pundits are bemused at Mitt Romney remark about financial regulation at last night's debate. Regulation is essential. You can't have a free market work if you don't have regulation. As a businessperson, I had to have -- I need to know the Read more...
Darrell Issa recently decided to outsource his oversight duties to think tanks, industry organizations and lobbyists. He has requested their input into what they hate about government oversight and promises to have a report soon. In the meantime, Read more...
As Digby wrote this week, let's Make Tim Geithner Cry: Since I suspect that hippie punching is going to become the default Democratic strategy Read more...

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While it may not be as sex-ay as Breitbart punking every mainstream media outlet on the planet, it's worthy of note: the landmark Wall Street Refo Read more...
Rick Sanchez seems shocked to learn that Wall Street's lobbyists out numbered the poor unpaid lobbyists working on the side of financial reform 1800 t Read more...
As Chris Hayes pointed out to Rachel Maddow, some of the most important amendments to the financial reform bill being debated now in the Senate have n Read more...
Rick Sanchez talked to CNN's Ali Velshi and Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi about the Senate hearings in Carl Levin's subcommittee on the Goldman Sachs fr Read more...
Judd Gregg strode to the Senate floor yesterday and denounced the provision in the Dodd bill to remove derivatives from banks and put them on their Read more...