By Bernie Becker - 09/12/12 12:09 PM EDT
The Fed has acted during presidential campaigns before.
German court gives the OK to European bailout mechanism.
Post-crisis: Fewer people using banks.
Court records suggest private-equity firms colluded.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has had an ambitious first year or so.
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