Matthew Boyle The Daily Caller 4/16/2012
The House Financial Services Committee plans to release a new Web resource aimed at tracking the regulatory burden of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul Congress passed in 2010. The “Dodd-Frank Burden Tracker” is set to measure how much of a negative effect the legislation will have.
According to a release […]
Tyler Durden Zero Hedge 2/2/2012
Yesterday we noted how a CBO analyst may have been terminated for her conflicting views on model assumptions, especially when they veered away from the Wall Street-defined norm. Today, we find that the same approach to dissent may have been the reason why MF Global ended up taking inordinate risk, […]
Jessica Taylor NationalJournal 11/28/2011
Rep. Barney Frank, one of the most influential liberal lawmakers of his generation, announced that he is not seeking a 17th term in Congress next year, his office said in a statement. Frank will make his announcement at the Newton City Hall this afternoon.
The Massachusetts Democrat, first elected in 1980, […]
Newsmax 4 Oct 2011
House Speaker John Boehner told Newsmax Tuesday that congressional committees will review the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent decision to notify Standard & Poor’s that it may face an enforcement action and serious legal penalties over ratings it offered on collateralized debt obligation bonds.
Asked whether the House would probe whether […]