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Items Tagged with 'Financial regulation'


Congratulations, Mr. Watt — now lower the rent

Federal regulators urge funding for National Housing Trust Fund
January 24, 2014
Before Mel Watt could even get his name plate on the door as head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, top federal regulators are already urging him to end contributions to the National Housing Trust Fund and the Capital Magnet Fund.
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Basel III isn't the end of banking's regulatory overhaul

August 12, 2013
While U.S. regulatory agencies approved a final rule to establish a new capital framework for financial institutions, more rules remain in the works.
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Regulators sound the alarm on student loans

July 25, 2013
When the prudential regulators get involved, the markets can assume financial authorities are worried about something. As it turns out, regulators have student loan...
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Dodd-Frank complete by end of the year, financial regulators say

July 11, 2013
It’s been nearly three years since the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, so it seems like as good a time as any to reflect on what...
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Basel III gets green light from banking regulators

July 9, 2013
Regulators maintain differing opinions on how to craft a safety net for systemically risky financial institutions, but most of them agree a stronger capital system for...
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Paul Volcker says not implementing Volcker rule is unfair to the markets

July 8, 2013
The section of Dodd-Frank financial reform dealing with limits on the proprietary investment activities of large, financial institutions that are performed with their own bottom line...
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Federal Reserve approves banking reform measures

July 2, 2013
The Federal Reserve laid out plans for future banking institution reforms Tuesday, approving the final regulatory capital rules for the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision.While there...
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Reining in too-big-to-fail proves a challenge

June 26, 2013
The Dodd-Frank Act took effect in 2010 to protect the banking system from future collapse, but the legislation stopped short of ending too-big-to-fail banks altogether, Fed...
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Elizabeth Warren pushes two-tiered banking regulation

June 13, 2013
Community banks represented 95% of all banking organizations in 2011 but represented only 14% of all the banking assets in the nation. However, community banks held...
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Improved loan quality lifts bank earnings to new high: FDIC

May 29, 2013
Commercial banks and saving institutions earned more from January through March than during any quarter on record due to fewer losses from bad loans and greater...
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