By Alan Pyke on January 15, 2014
Congress' latest spending compromise cuts a combined $927 million from three agencies that are key to protecting taxpayers' interests.
By Tamara Fucile, Guest Blogger and Jennifer Erickson, Guest Blogger 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.
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.
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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.
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.