The Volcker Rule may be the law of the land, but that does not mean critics won’t stop pushing to tweak it.
The Federal Reserve is seeking input on whether it should impose tougher limits on banks’ ability to invest in physical commodities like oil, gas and metals.
In his first week on the job, Mel Watt is already ramping up hiring and beefing up his staff at the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
Watt, who was sworn in on Monday as the agency's director, said Friday that he has appointed four special advisers to help him make policy and strategic decisions.
He'll nominate Stanley Fischer to move into the No. 2 slot at the Federal Reserve.
Attorney General Eric Holder touted the haul as evidence Congress should keep the Justice Department's coffers full.
Report calls for guidance on how taxpayers should handle transactions with digital currency.
The FHFA's director, in his first week on the job, said he wants more time to assess potential housing market impacts.
Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee are calling on regulators to exempt small banks from a hotly contested impact of the “Volcker Rule.”
Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) are looking to bring eliminate “back-room dealmaking” when federal regulators strike settlements with bad actors.
The investigation centers on whether major institutions purposefully mispriced a mortgage bonds in the years after the 2008 crisis.