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Do Republicans prefer a boom-bust economy?

  Finally, a wealthy Republican business man has said openly what I’ve suspected for quite a while. In an interview with the Globe and Mail in 2007, Donald Trump said, regarding the collapsing housing market: “People have been talking about the...

What direction is real estate headed in?

In the game of musical chairs no one wants to be the last one standing when the music stops! That said, at what point of the song is this real estate cycle at?Read '9 Articles About The Current State Of Real Estate!' here! Adve...
by The Political Commentator on May 31, 2016

TOO BIG TO FAIL - Dodd-Frank Law

"Is Dodd-Frank missing some vital regulatory firewalls?" PBS NewsHour 4/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Investment bank Goldman Sachs became this week the last big institution to settle with the federal government for its role in the 2008 financial cris...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 18, 2016

TOO BIG TO FAIL - Barney Frank vs Bernie Sanders

"Barney Frank takes on Bernie Sanders and the ‘too big to fail’ argument" PBS NewsHour 3/24/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  It’s been a common theme this campaign season: Are our banks still too big to fail?  Former treasury official Neel Kashka...
by Mage Soapbox on Mar 28, 2016

Whistle-blowers' Read the Fine Print

There is a new probe that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that is conducting among companies with whistle-blowers. In a Wall Street Journal article, companies are now trying to find ways to block whistle-blowers from contacting the gover...
by Wall Street Oasis on Mar 13, 2015

Rebuking Huckabee 12/14/14

Good morning Gov. Huckabee, You started your show by criticizing the spending bill just passed by the house. You said Republicans were mad because it was a lot of money, but then you said the Democrats, namely Elizabeth Warren and Nancy Pelosi, were...
by Politically Moderate Christian on Dec 18, 2014

Quote For The Week

“Let me say this to anyone who is listening at Citi: I agree with you. Dodd-Frank isn’t perfect. It should have broken you into pieces.” -U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), in a speech on the Senate floor Friday on banks’ influ...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 14, 2014

VIDEO: Fed Upholds 21-Cent Cap On Debit Transaction Fees

A federal appeals court ruled in favor of a Federal Reserve rule placing a 21-cent cap on swipe fees for debit card transactions. Thanks for checking us out. Please take a look at the... Read more of the post VIDEO: Fed Upholds 21-Cent Ca...

Dodd-Frank Impact On Derivatives Trading

Government regulation in all intents and purposes is designed to keep people from hurting themselves; however, that’s hardly ever the end result. While there are some instances where it’s needed, I’m a firm believer that too much...
by VisualFin on Nov 3, 2013

Can’t Get Free Checking or a Debit Card at Your Bank? Thank Dick Durbin

There has been some talk recently about banks not only getting rid of free checking but ending debit/check cards as you know them. As Amy Ridenhour points out, if that does happen, you can thank little ‘Dicky’ Durbin – the … C...
by Fire Jim Moran on Aug 9, 2013

Judge Tosses Dodd-Frank Challenge by Bank, State AGs

A Washington federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging key provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulatory overhaul law, finding plaintiffs lacked standing since they'd failed to show harm from the statute.
by Law & Industry Daily on Aug 3, 2013

SEC Implements the “Bad Actor” Disqualification Provisions of Dodd-Frank

Previously, I summarized the Securities and Exchange Commission’s implementing regulations of Title II of the JOBS Act, lifting the ban on general solicitation for offerings exempt under Rule 506 of Regulation D, which were finalized on July 10, 20...
by Strictly Business on Jul 16, 2013

Affordable Care Act application just got a whole lot simpler – Washington Post

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has given the world's largest banks until May 3 to prove they are complying with a part of the Dodd-Frank Act. The 2010 law requires swaps brokers to accept or reject a trade for clearing in less than...

How The Federal Government is Stealing Your Savings Under Dodd-Frank

Posted in congressgovernmentnewsRobert Romano at Net Right Daily points out how the government is stealing your savings under the recent Dodd-Frank legislation passed by Congress.
by Fire Jim Moran on Mar 20, 2013

Why Mitt's Mendacity Matters

This article was cross-posted from Winning Progressive Over the course of this Presidential campaign, we’ve learned one thing about Mitt Romney – that he is willing to say virtually anything if he thinks it will get him a vote.  A case in...
by The Pragmatic Pundit on Oct 12, 2012

As Fiscal Cliff Nears, Simpson Bowles Reemerges

Simpson-Bowles and Dodd-Frank, explained »Google analytics show the debt-reduction bill named for Simpson and Bowles and the Wall Street reform bill spearheaded by Dodd and Frank were the fastest rising search terms during Wednesday’s de...
by Henry Sullivan on Oct 8, 2012

Repeal Of Dodd Frank: A 'What If' Analysis

Bethany McLean, Vanity Fair, spent four months with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon to get a sense of what the enigmatic banker is really like. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney took aim at Dodd-Frank financial reform during Wednesday's deba...

Courts taking up opposition to Dodd-Frank

New Dodd-Frank regulations are making it impossible for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to meet their goal of issuing a new class of mortgage securities by Sunday. Dodd-Frank, industry experts said, complicated the offering. The risk-sharing bonds would A...

Frank: Romney made 'literally no sense' on Dodd-Frank

New Dodd-Frank regulations are making it impossible for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to meet their goal of issuing a new class of mortgage securities by Sunday. Dodd-Frank, industry experts said, complicated the offering. The risk-sharing bonds would I...

Courts taking up opposition to Dodd-Frank

“NEW YORK BANKS” – Here is the Romney line that blew up M.M.'s inbox like no other, in the section on whether he would get rid of Dodd-Frank (he said he would, and replace it with something else, though who knows Google analytics show the...


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