Topic: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner discussed the nation's economic recovery at a July 22 Monitor Breakfast.
07/27/2010 05:54 pm
President Obama signed a sweeping financial reform bill into law Wednesday giving the federal government new powers to regulate Wall Street.
07/21/2010 06:13 pm
The Dodd-Frank financial reform bill leaves too much discretion to regulators, creating the risk of regulation uncertainty for an industry that needs less risk, not more.
07/13/2010 01:23 pm
The financial reform bill awaiting final votes in the House and Senate encompasses everything from banking to insurance to African minerals used in high-tech gadgets. Is that a good thing?
06/28/2010 08:47 pm
Financial reform legislation hammered out Friday between the House and Senate is the biggest set of new bank regulations since the Depression. But experts disagree on whether it can eliminate 'too big to fail' banks and prevent future bailouts.
06/25/2010 06:34 pm
The new bill, reconciled in Congress early Friday, would impose sweeping new federal regulations on the financial industry.
06/25/2010 01:25 pm
Negotiations with the House over the final financial reform bill are expected to be more transparent than they were with health-care reform. Exemptions or special deals sought by industry lobbyists are likely to stir intense debate.
05/21/2010 10:44 am
The financial reform bill would create a new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection tasked with safeguarding the public from shady financial deals and helping people make informed financial decisions.
04/29/2010 02:26 pm
02/16/2010 11:21 pm
It may sound odd, but only free and open markets, not government regulation, can quickly and effectively clean up the mess that markets sometimes make.
12/28/2009 11:49 am