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FBR: Wells Fargo's next move is critical, for the bank and for the industry

CEO John Stumpf to face grilling on Capitol Hill
What happens over the next few days will go a long way in determining how Wells Fargo, and the banking industry as a whole, will weather the storm currently swirling around the megabank from the “widespread unlawful” practices of more than 5,000 former employees who opened more than 2 million fake accounts in order to get sales bonuses.
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Wells Fargo fake accounts fiasco proves big banks don't learn

$185 million fine erases goodwill earned by industry since the crisis
For many people, their trust in the country’s financial system was broken (perhaps irreparably so) by the financial crisis. In the aftermath, the financial services industry needed to take steps to repair that broken trust. But the $185 million fine levied against Wells Fargo for opening up two million fake accounts shows that the financial industry still hasn’t learned its damn lesson.
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Congress set to consider Republican plan to abolish Dodd-Frank

House Financial Services Committee will debate Financial CHOICE Act next week
House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-TX made waves earlier this year when he announced a Republican-crafted plan to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and replace it with a “pro-growth, pro-consumer” alternative. Now, the Financial CHOICE Act is about take one step closer to becoming reality.
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Wall Street Journal editorial lauds Republican plan to abolish Dodd-Frank

"Regulators are no better than bankers"
Count the Wall Street Journal editorial board among the supporters of the Republican-crafted plan to repeal the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. In an editorial published on Sunday, the Wall Street Journal editorial board calls the Republican plan a "promising idea" that would "promote economic growth and protect taxpayers"
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Kashkari: Higher capital regs could hurt economy

Lending may be further restricted
The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president thinks that regulators should take caution, or they could give nonbanks the upper-hand. According to Kashkari, high capital requirements could cause banks to restrict lending and hurt the economy.
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Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren both blast Republican Dodd-Frank repeal plan

Warren: Republican plan is a "wet kiss for Wall Street"
Considering how many times House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-TX, blamed "the Left" for the consequences of the Dodd-Frank Wall Act during his speech announcing a Republican-crafted plan to repeal Dodd-Frank, it was highly likely that those on "the Left" would be quick to condemn Hensarling’s plan. And two of the top names in the Democratic party didn't disappoint.
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Inside the foundation-shattering Republican plan to abolish Dodd-Frank

Includes ending 'too big to fail', dramatic overhaul of CFPB
If House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling, gets his way, Tuesday, June 7, 2016 will soon be remembered as the day that the death clock started on the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Here's an in-depth look at the Republican-crafted plan to fundamentally change how the CFPB, the FHFA, and the country's entire financial system, functions.
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