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.
Mar 22, 2013
On Wednesday, members of the House Agriculture Committee with strikingly different views on many issues came together to provide much-need regulatory relief from the albatross of Dodd-Frank.
Feb 5, 2013
On Tuesday of last week, a huge drop in consumer confidence was announced. One day later, the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce reported the stunning news the U.S. economy actually contracted by 0.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2012.