by Alan Pyke Posted on January 27, 2014
The CEO of Swiss banking giant UBS says critics are holding bankers to impossible standards rather than criticizing their many, many misdeeds.
by Alan Pyke Posted on January 15, 2014
Congress' latest spending compromise cuts a combined $927 million from three agencies that are key to protecting taxpayers' interests.
by Posted on December 11, 2013
The final draft of the Volcker Rule has stricter definitions and rules meant to reign in risk-taking at Too Big To Fail banks.
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by Alan Pyke Posted 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 Posted 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 Posted on November 15, 2013 Updated: November 15, 2013
Moody's indicated that big banks have become less safe investments because bailouts are becoming a thing of the past.
by Alan Pyke Posted 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 Posted on November 8, 2013
Without a "cultural shift," the financial industry is likely to bring about another disaster.
by Alan Pyke Posted 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.