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The Volcker rule cites the Occupy Movement 284 times

Occupy the SEC still has some concerns with the final version, but at least know they were heard.

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."

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Dec 11, 2013
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Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley shares rise as Volcker Rule is enacted

The stock market was down today. But two of the Wall Street firms most affected by new rules banning trading were up.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 10, 2013
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Everything you need to know about the Volcker Rule

New rules for the signature financial reform provision are out Tuesday. Here's what you should know.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Dec 10, 2013
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The Volcker rule is nearly finished. Here’s how we’ll know if it’s any good.

The tricky part for regulators is figuring out how to tell the difference between “proprietary trading” and other legal activities.

  • Mike Konczal
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  • Dec 7, 2013
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Volcker biographer: Bernanke needs to embrace lessons of 1970s

"The 1970s delivered two important messages. First, we can’t get a permanent reduction in unemployment by inflating. It doesn’t work. And second, we’ve got to worry about inflation even with unemployed resources. Waiting until we see a clear and present danger is too late."

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Sep 25, 2012
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The bigger the bank, the weirder the income

Policies like the Volcker rule that crack down on bank trading will disproportionately affect big banks.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 24, 2012
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