financial reform

Dodd-Frank financial 'reform' law is unconstitutional violation of separation of powers

In the Washington Post, former White House counsel C. Boyden Gray recently…

 

‘Wall Street’s favorite Democrat’ to become a top Wall Street regulator?

Wall Street has given an estimated $2.5 million dollars to Rep. Melissa…

 

Elizabeth Warren skipping confirmation violates spirit of Dodd-Frank

Authority over the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is vested in a director…

 

SEC meets with Goldman Sachs, Wall Street CEOs behind closed doors

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) met with top brass at…

Not so fast, Securities and Exchange Commission, Obama signs transparency bill

Just when you thought that the Securities and Exchange Commission was going…

Not so fast, Securities and Exchange Commission, Obama signs transparency bill

Just when you thought that the Securities and Exchange Commission was going…

Congress to Obama: Reinstate transparency for the SEC

Congress has voted to repeal of a provision in the financial reform…

House ethics committee charges Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., with three violations

The House Ethics Committee released their report today charging Rep. Maxine Waters,…

Goldman Sachs’s new business, courtesy of Dodd-Frank ‘reform’ bill

This may be one reason that Goldman Sachs CEO said “We will…

Brown will back Dems’ financial reform bill

The Senate moved a step closer to passing financial regulatory reform on…

Finreg: The next government Monster-Maker

If there is one phrase that will be printed in every history…

The Politics of Panic

Democrats in the House and Senate have colluded to push an expansive…

Hank Johnson hearts big business

Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Georgia, says he pushed for the DISCLOSE act, which targets…

Another call to end Fannie and Freddie

A great op-ed by Harvard economic professor Edward L. Glaeser in the…

Bailout nation vs. Rule of law

Financial regulatory "reform" has been wending its desultory way through Congress for…

GOP senators pushing for Fannie and Freddie independence

Despite the fact that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have been bailed…

The National Commission on Financial Responsibility and Reform wants to take on … immigration?!

This is why someone as nakedly political as Andy Stern probably shouldn’t…

Republican Leader Says Agreement Reached on Wall Street Reform Bill

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., just put out a statement saying…

Congressional Budget Office: Financial reform puts taxpayers on the hook for $58 billion

Here’s what the CBO’s official cost estimate of the legislation says: The…

NPR can’t find any experts who think Dems’ financial regs will end ‘Too Big to Fail’

National Public Radio put your tax dollars to good use this week:…