financial reform

'Customer Protection' For Wall Street? GOP Still Clueless
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'Customer Protection' For Wall Street? GOP Still Clueless

You would think that seeing House Majority Leader Cantor fall off his perch would cause his fellow House Republicans to approach their handling of Wall Street interests with a new level of sobriety. Not this week, though, as the House considers a bill to satisfy its "customers."

‘Act Of Congress’ Stresses Hopeful Creation Of Dodd-Frank, Omits Grim Ending

President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank financial reform law in July 2010, hailing it as an overhaul to prevent the kind of crisis that hit the world economy in 2008 and one of the signature achievements of his first term. Almost three years later, much of the big stuff the law calls for is on hold, under legal and legislative assault, or still working its way through the regulatory intestines.

Wall Street Burns At Burning Man

Burn Wall Street is a large scale, outdoor art installation that is sprouting powerful conversations countrywide. By bringing individuals from the Occupy and Tea Party movements together, this project asks participants to put their

Paul Volcker Responds To Volcker Rule Critic Jamie Dimon

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon has been one of the most outspoken critics of the Volcker Rule, a section of the Dodd-Frank Act that aims to keep the banks in which you deposit your money from gambling it on their own sometimes-risky investments...