Apr 15, 2014
As I wrote in 2008, “some of the biggest “housing advocates” also have politics in their portfolios.
Mar 31, 2014
On March 21, a 2-to-1 Democratic panel of judges unanimously overturned district Judge Richard Leon’s July 31 ruling that the Federal Reserve had not made the price controls stemming from Dodd-Frank’s Durbin Amendment draconian enough.
Jan 17, 2014
Again and again, when regulators implement a new Dodd-Frank regulation aimed at “Wall Street,” it is Main Street banks and credit unions that are forced to push the panic button.
Dec 23, 2013
On a snowy day this week in Washington, several federal agencies packed some mean regulatory snowballs into a blizzard of red tape.
Dec 15, 2013
On a snowy day this week in Washington, several federal agenciespacked some mean regulatory snowballs into a blizzard of red tape. Thisstorm will likely overshoot its supposed destination of Wall Street andcrash land with a thud on the businesses and investors of Main...
Sep 30, 2013
“And cut!” Politicians and the establishment media are weaving an epic tale of the events that froze the markets five years ago this fall and led to massive bailouts of the biggest financial firms.
Jul 13, 2013
Wednesday was finally the day that the Securities and Exchange Commission lifted the ban on advertising and communication to and from hedge funds and the private equity and venture capital community.
May 7, 2013
On Monday the U.S. Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would force online retailers to collect sales taxes for states in which purchasers reside.