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Articles About Dodd-Frank
August 24, 2015
Mortgage eClosures: Making Buying a Home Easier For Everyone
An offshoot of the Dodd-Frank act, mortgage eClosures are being developed by the CFPB with fantastic results. That means an easier home-buying process for you.
May 14, 2015
Clinton’s 2016 Campaign Needs Elizabeth Warren, Here’s Why
Among her Democratic peers, Warren remains an outsider in the field of contenders who could potentially replace Clinton.
March 18, 2015
America’s Unhealthiest Banks are Some of the Largest
What problems have the Fed and reformers found?
December 17, 2014
Bigger Banks and Richer Donors: Here’s What the Spending Bill Will Do
Some provisions of the spending bill were concerning, but a government shutdown is equally unacceptable to many.
December 15, 2014
Blackmail or Politics as Usual: Congress Nears a Spending Bill Deal
By a partisan vote, shortly before the midnight deadline, representatives passed a $1.1 trillion spending package that will keep the government operating.
September 29, 2014
What Is John Boehner Missing About the U.S. Economy?
The House Speaker makes some good points in his five point list, as well as some not-so-good ones.
May 05, 2014
Too Big to Fail: Has the Fed Finally Learned Its Lesson?
The Federal Reserve is on the war path against 15 banks and financial institutions to make sure it doesn't blow the doors off the economy again.
March 17, 2014
Stress Tests 2014: Can Banks Withstand Increasing Interest Rates?
Investors and analysts are confident the six largest United States financial institutions will pass the annual stress tests conducted by the Federal Reserve.
January 11, 2014
Janet Yellen Sees Potential for Housing and GDP Growth
Janet Yellen, who will become the first woman Chair of the Federal Reserve, expressed economic optimism in an interview with Time.
December 24, 2013
Federal Reserve: New Rule Tightens Lending Conditions
The Federal Reserve proposed a new rule Monday, which would alter its authority to lend money.
December 17, 2013
Federal Reserve Stress Tests May Hamper Banks’ Dividend Plans
Yesterday, the Federal Reserve announced the results of its latest round of stress tests on American banks.
December 10, 2013
SEC Commissioner: JPMorgan Fine Was Not Rational
Wall Street insiders aren't the only ones who think that the Department of Justice's record $13 billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase was a bit excessive.
November 12, 2013
Blankfein: Banks and Regulators Are Finally Starting to Play Nice
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein suggests that the tense post-crisis relationship between banks and regulators is starting to loosen up.
November 08, 2013
Ben Bernanke on Central Banking Past and Present
Speaking at the IMF Economic Forum, the Fed chair said, "The challenge for policymakers is to prevent crises when possible and to respond effectively when not."
October 15, 2013
Will Oracle Continue to Shrug Off Shareholders?
Oracle has stood by its executive pay practices, but mounting pressure from outside groups and the upcoming annual shareholder meeting may force changes.
October 14, 2013
The U.S. and Global Banking: Collaboration or Imperialism?
The US will set forth a plan of how to liquidate foreign banks, but will this be seen internationally as US banking imperialism run amok?
September 17, 2013
Goldman Sachs Is Not So Stressed Over Dodd-Frank Tests
Goldman Sachs hit the ground running on Monday after releasing the results of its mid-cycle stress test.
September 16, 2013
Is Dodd-Frank Helping Financial Stocks Post-Lehman?
The financial industry was hit the hardest during the crisis, and investors have been slow to forgive the sector.
September 13, 2013
JPMorgan’s Enormous Legal Bill Is About to Get a Little Bit Bigger
Regulators are reportedly close to reaching a settlement with JPMorgan over its credit card debt-collection practices.
September 11, 2013
Former FDIC Chair: Financial Regulators Haven’t Done Enough
Whether the financial sector is back on solid footing is a matter much debated on Wall Street and on Capitol Hill.
July 31, 2013
For Struggling Europe, Being ‘Less Bad’ Is Good News
Mario Draghi is now in the precarious situation of providing markets enough information to forwardly guide them, in line with his new propensity for 'forward guidance’.
July 29, 2013
Regulatory Cultures: EU Curbs Bonuses, Seeks Cohesion With U.S.
Capital requirements are becoming an ever more stringent global reality, with ramifications for banks and governments alike.
July 22, 2013
3 Ways Dodd-Frank Has Changed the Financial Landscape This Month
The Dodd-Frank Act was passed in the wake of the financial crisis and has generated no shortage of controversy since.
July 22, 2013
Monday Morning Cheat Sheet: 3 Stories Moving Markets
U.S. stock futures were mixed ahead of the bell on Monday. Here are three stories to keep an eye on.
July 19, 2013
GE Earnings: Soft Growth But Good Outlook
While the top- and bottom-line numbers may seem underwhelming at first, General Electric's earnings report included plenty of positive padding.
July 11, 2013
The Path Forward: Can Transatlantic Derivative Trading Be Done Safely?
Before Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 2012, the swaps market was the world's largest dark market.
July 10, 2013
Regulators on the Move: Dodd-Frank Makes Its Way to GE and AIG
Love it or hate it, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is real, and its effects are beginning to settle on the financial markets.
July 10, 2013
Is Central Bank Experimentation Key to Averting the Next Crisis?
The role of central bankers around the world has expanded in the wake of the financial crisis.
July 01, 2013
3 Reasons the Dodd-Frank Act Doesn’t Solve Too Big to Fail
Two regional Federal Reserve Presidents have questioned whether the Dodd-Frank Act actually does what it promises.
June 27, 2013
Fed’s Fisher: Dodd-Frank Makes Banks More Dangerous
Testifying before Congress, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher spoke about moral hazard in the wake of the 2008 financial collapse.