Conservatives have lots of critiques of Dodd-Frank. it's less clear if they have a plan to replace it.
"I’m not confident this will be working 10 or 15 years from now," Sen. Jeff Merkley admits. "That depends very much on the folks who are working as regulators."
Addressing complaints such as: “The Volcker rule isn’t a fix-all for Wall Street’s ills."
The tricky part for regulators is figuring out how to tell the difference between “proprietary trading” and other legal activities.
Conservatives are now demanding a vote on Rand Paul’s Federal Reserve Transparency Act before they’ll consider Janet Yellen for the Fed.
When it comes to financial regulation, there are no substantial issues on which Tea Party Republicans differ from Wall Street.
The question is what Yellen thinks now.
After all, he's undermined other regulators before--in the 1990s, during a fight with Brooksley Born over derivatives.
The head of the Fed is the most powerful regulator -- and that's behind much of the Summers/Yellen fight.
The former Fed vice chair could end up with Bernanke's chair if Janet Yellen and Larry Summers' people knock each other out of contention. What kind of chair would he be?
The years 2009 and 2010 saw plenty of good ideas for financial reform floated but never passed.
Fans and skeptics weigh in on how the implementation of the landmark financial regulation law is going.
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.
Did we lose something when we abandoned the bill that kept commercial and investment banks separated?
Why Bitcoin proponents may have trouble reaching accord with regulators wary of the virtual currency.
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.
On Wednesday, Republicans and Democrats on the House Agriculture Committee approved seven bills that would roll back parts of Dodd-Frank. The target? Derivatives regulation.
Mike Konczal interviews Sen. Sherrod Brown about his bipartisan(!) plan to break up the big banks.
"The bottom line is Dodd-Frank didn't end too big to fail," Rep. Jeb Hensarling told Fox Business News. Okay then. So what does Dodd-Frank do, and what could we do instead?
The author of "Liar's Poker" and "The Big Short" wants to break up the big banks. So do a lot of other people, including a surprising list of financial luminaries.