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At mid-year, repo is like an ancient fable

Today’s repurchase market is like the ancient fable of the six blind men and the elephant, where the blind men offer very different descriptions of what each saw when they touched an elephant in a different spot. 2,349 more words

Finding A Fix

Memoirs of the Addams Administration 24.

Republicans struggled forward with the effort to make the Obama administration go away.  In 2010, the Democrats passed the so-called Dodd-Frank Act.  That legislation led to the imposition of about 28,000 new regulations on banks and credit unions, greatly increasing compliance costs.  679 more words

American Society

Surprise! Trump Chooses Big Business Over Consumer Rights

Guest Post; Lindsey Pasieka – Consumer Rights Investigator

Donald Trump seems to be waging a war against American workers and consumers, and he doesn’t even realize it. 1,489 more words

Dodd-Frank Act

Stevieslaw: Pinkie Swear

Stevieslaw: Pinkie Swear
While everyone was watching Donald Trump parade through Washington without any clothes on, House Republicans have been doing the heavy lifting of overturning all things Obama. 217 more words

Humor

Here we go again. While the world was fixated on the TV to watch the FBI Director James Comey testifying at the June 8th US Senate Intel hearing about the events that led up to his firing by the republican President Donald Trump to remove from the White House, the burden of the FBI’s Trump-Russian connections probe, the US House representatives were hard at work in dismantling the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act. 1,448 more words

Politics

House Passes Financial CHOICE Act Aimed at Rolling Back Dodd-Frank

Yesterday, the United States House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act. It now goes to the Senate, where commentators predict it has little chance to pass in its current form. 29 more words

While we were fixated on the Senate Russian-Trump hearing the House was gutting Dodd-Frank

WASHINGTON — The House approved legislation on Thursday to erase a number of core financial regulations put in place by the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, as Republicans moved a step closer to delivering on their promises to eliminate rules that they claim have strangled small businesses and stagnated the economy. 1,226 more words

Corruption