Ex-NFL star sentenced to five years in prison for mortgage fraud

Ex-NFL star sentenced to five years in prison for mortgage fraud

Irving Fryar and his mother convicted of conspiring to steal $1.2M

Experian hacked: 15 million people’s credit data stolen in breach

Credit reporting agency becomes latest victim of data breach

Here's what today's job creation implosion means for housing and mortgage finance

Jobs crater, labor participation rate near 40-year low and zero wage growth

Scenarios: Where is US financial regulation headed into 2011?

A torrent of new rules for Wall Street and U.S. banks is pouring off Capitol Hill into the federal regulatory agencies, unleashed by the devastating 2008-2009 financial crisis. The agencies is where the action will be this year and next as regulators, lobbyists and lawmakers struggle to implement the Dodd-Frank financial reforms. With parallel efforts under way in Europe, Dodd-Frank -- enacted on July 21 -- is likely to be implemented as written, though banks are lobbying for softening parts of it to protect their profits and business models. Here's what lies immediately ahead and a look into 2011: DEBIT CARD FEES: Dodd-Frank ordered cuts in the fees that banks charge on debit card transactions, but left details unclear, saying fees must be "reasonable and proportional."

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