finreg

Summers lost because liberals don’t trust Obama on financial reform

For all the talk of Summers’s outsized personality and polarizing past, he really lost because he was a stand-in for Obama.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Sep 21, 2013

Do you trust Larry Summers or Janet Yellen to police Wall Street?

The head of the Fed is the most powerful regulator -- and that's behind much of the Summers/Yellen fight.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Aug 2, 2013

Sheila Bair: Dodd-Frank really did end taxpayer bailouts

Sheila bair, the hard-charing former chairwoman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, walks us through Dodd-Frank.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • May 18, 2013

If Wall Street beats Dodd-Frank, it could be the worst thing that ever happens to them

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...

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Apr 5, 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.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Mar 23, 2013