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Obama Officials Work Against Time to Wrap Banking Rules

U.S. officials are striving to put finishing touches on a slew of banking rules before President Barack Obama leaves office and hands regulatory power to Donald Trump who has vowed to rewrite the existing financial rule book. 558 more words

Leadership

Here Are Three Ways To Rein In Wall Street

Giant banks, opaque hedge funds, and incomprehensibly leveraged trading in derivatives are the dominant features of the financial landscape. None of these are valuable for the country’s growth, its wealth distribution, or its commercial economy–and none are in any way necessary. 1,104 more words

Leadership

Break up The Banks, Says The Fed's New Guy

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s newest policymaker and a former point man for the government’s bailout of the financial industry on Tuesday called on lawmakers to take radical action to rein in banks and protect taxpayers. 441 more words

Finance

Victories of the Heart and Mind

I was born in 1951 and my older sister taught me to read when I was very young. I have always been more attuned to changes taking place through reading and music and the creative arts. 1,210 more words

Education