Here's what the "nuclear option" means for the Fed, the CFPB, and other financial regulators. A lot, as it turns out.
The CFTC just launched a big new effort to bring price transparency to the derivatives market.
After all, he's undermined other regulators before--in the 1990s, during a fight with Brooksley Born over derivatives.
The years 2009 and 2010 saw plenty of good ideas for financial reform floated but never passed.
As the government's lawsuit against the rating agencies starts to take shape, let's look back at how the agencies were able to do so much damage in the first place.
Rulemaking deadlines for financial reform were way too ambitious in the first place.
Only 38.4 percent of the financial reform bill's rules have been finalized. That number should be above 70.
One Republican senator and one Democratic senator want to toughen up Dodd-Frank's capital rules. Is that necessary?
Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and David Vitter (R-LA) aren't breaking up the big banks. But they are forcing them to protect themselves.
The idea that the only way to end too-big-to-fail is to break up the big banks is gaining force in Washington. So next time a Wall Street bank blows up...
The Project on Government Oversight points out that JPMorgan frequently dispatches former government officials to lobby current regulators who are writing the rules for Wall Street reform.