By Alan Pyke on December 3, 2013
The number of banks fell to a record low in September, underscoring the continuing risks the industry poses to the rest of the economy.
By Alan Pyke on November 25, 2013
JP Morgan's general counsel thinks Wall Street fines are too big and government shouldn't spend so much time and energy overseeing the industry.
By Alan Pyke on November 15, 2013
Moody's indicated that big banks have become less safe investments because bailouts are becoming a thing of the past.
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By Alan Pyke on November 12, 2013
The Dodd-Frank act still hasn't done enough to rein in excessive pay that led executives to make risky decisions.
By Alan Pyke on November 8, 2013
Without a "cultural shift," the financial industry is likely to bring about another disaster.
By Alan Pyke on November 6, 2013
Homeowner advocates aren't impressed with a government regulator's attempt to curb an insurance scheme that hurts homeowners.
A consumer watchdog is closing in on new rules to regulate debt collectors, which have so far gone without oversight.
By Alan Pyke on October 30, 2013
The details of the first portion of a rumored $13 billion settlement confirm that the bank can pass the buck to taxpayers and regulators.
By Alan Pyke on October 29, 2013
Wall Street still has friends in Washington.
By Alan Pyke on October 28, 2013
New research shows that unshackling Wall Street redistributes wealth to bankers at the expense of the rest of the economy.