The biggest problem with the Volcker rule

"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."

By Ezra Klein December 11, 2013

Is it already time to weaken Dodd-Frank?

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.

By Mike Konczal March 23, 2013

Does Dodd-Frank really end ‘too big to fail’?

"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?

By Mike Konczal March 2, 2013