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Congress approves plan to roll back post-financial-crisis rules for banks

6 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

The bill, now near certain to pass, scales back the rules but does not repeal them entirely.
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AP Explains: Congress moves to roll back Dodd-Frank law

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WASHINGTON - Just over decade ago, the first inklings of the coming recession emerged as a housing bubble fueled by scant regulation, low-interest rates and easy credit...
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Biggest Rollback of Bank Rules Since Dodd-Frank Clears House

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The U.S. House has approved a sweeping overhaul of bank regulations, sending to President Donald Trump a bill that will give him a chance to make good on his vow to “do a big...
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Is Mel Watt Setting up Another Bailout?

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Mel Watt is testifying in the Senate on the status of the housing finance system. It has been nearly one decade since taxpayers bailed these firms out, and Congress has yet to...
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Talks to modernize Columbia River Treaty to start on Tuesday

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Members of Congress from the Northwest are praising the decision to start negotiations next Tuesday over the future of a half-century-old agreement between the United States...
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Congress Does Wall Street A Favor As Banks Post Record Profits

Congress Does Wall Street A Favor As Banks Post Record Profits

10 hours ago   |     |   8 articles

Lawmakers have passed a bill to roll back regulations adopted after the 2008 financial crisis.
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Small banks trump Wall Street on Dodd Frank rewrite

10 hours ago   |  

WASHINGTON - Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs , Morgan...
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Congress just made credit freezes free

10 hours ago   |     |   8 articles

A provision to make credit freezes free was included in a broader bill passed by the House on Tuesday.
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The Latest: House OKs bill rolling back banking rules

11 hours ago   |     |   2 articles

The Latest on legislation to roll back rules for banks : 5:45 p.m. Congress has moved to dismantle some key rules for banks that were installed to prevent...
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Congress To Undo Part Of Dodd-Frank, Easing Rules For Midsize, Smaller Banks

Congress To Undo Part Of Dodd-Frank, Easing Rules For Midsize, Smaller Banks

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The House was poised to give final passage to a large rollback of financial crisis-era rules for many midsize and regional banks. Dodd-Frank was put in place in the wake of the...
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