Topic: Glass-Steagall Act
With private sector job growth sluggish and public sector job cuts increasing, are we sliding towards a double dip recession?
07/05/2010 11:45 am
In the Gulf spill and other recent scandals, President Obama has shown corporate America too much deference.
05/31/2010 07:25 pm
After intense debate in the Senate, expect to see victory laps from President Obama.
05/21/2010 06:05 pm
Arkansas Senator Blanche Lincoln wants to force banks to put their derivatives into separate entities that aren’t subsidized by the general public. Considering such a change would cut dramatically into big banks’ profits, does she stand a chance?
05/12/2010 02:16 pm
If Washington knew what was good for it and the nation, it would sever its financial connections with Wall Street. Better yet, it would enact legislation seeking to limit the impact of corporate money in politics. But that's not happening any time soon.
04/26/2010 12:10 pm
The current finance reform bill now being considered in Congress leaves out three of the most important things necessary to prevent a repeat of the Wall Street meltdown.
04/21/2010 04:30 pm
"Too big to fail" means too much political leverage and too much power over Washington.
04/06/2010 06:48 pm
Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan and Larry Summers, director of the National Economic Council, bear much of the responsibility for the conditions that lead to the financial crisis.
04/06/2010 06:33 pm
Congress has approved small jobs bills. President Obama needs a big jobs program to combat unemployment.
03/26/2010 04:10 am
Republicans are heading into the mid-term elections with an enthusiastic, energized base. Democrats can't say the same.
03/01/2010 06:22 pm