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Volcker Rule vote set for Dec. 10

Volcker Rule vote set for Dec. 10

Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The Volcker Rule expected to be called to a vote Dec. 10 among five different regulators.
Sonali Basak
Obama formally nominates Yellen to head Fed

Obama formally nominates Yellen to head Fed

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- President Obama Thursday formally nominated Janet Yellen to head the Federal Reserve, calling her "one of the nation's foremost economists."

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013.
By United Press International
Volcker says QE3 has high risks

Volcker says QE3 has high risks

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said in Scotland the latest round of quantitative easing could spark uncontrollable inflation.

Volcker Rule remains divisive

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Setting guidelines for the Volcker Rule, intended to stop banks from making risky bets, still baffles regulators, a former U.S. Federal Reserve attorney said.
History lessons: Romney vs. Obama

History lessons: Romney vs. Obama

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- The author argues that Republican nominee Mitt Romney offers Ronald Reagan’s "Morning in America" all over again.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.
By United Press International
Weill's regrets ... now?

Weill's regrets ... now?

Unlike Paul Volcker, Sanford Weill spoke up just a little too late.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Report: States face years of fiscal crisis

WASHINGTON, July 18 (UPI) -- U.S. states face years of fiscal crisis, even after the economy rebounds, without fundamental reforms in the way state governments function, a report warns.
Task force warns states of fiscal crisis

Task force warns states of fiscal crisis

WASHINGTON, July 17 (UPI) -- A report of the State Budget Crisis Task Force released Tuesday says states must take a number of steps to avoid fiscal crisis.
Tempest in a teapot

Tempest in a teapot

The headline is predictable: "JPMorgan Knew of Risks," and under that, the subhead is familiar: "Concerning $2 billion loss."
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International
Fitch downgrades JPMorgan Chase after $2B loss

Fitch downgrades JPMorgan Chase after $2B loss

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) -- Fitch Ratings Friday downgraded JPMorgan Chase, one day after the largest U.S. bank disclosed one of its units had lost $2 billion in trades.
Who feels safer now?

Who feels safer now?

Congratulations to JPMorgan & Chase. This is said with all sincerity.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Fed extends debate on Volcker Rule

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Federal Reserve said it would extend the public comment period on the so-called Volcker Rule until mid-February.
Obama to speak to Chamber of Commerce

Obama to speak to Chamber of Commerce

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- President Obama speaks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Monday at the chamber's headquarters in Washington, The White House said.
Financial reform could be signed by July 4

Financial reform could be signed by July 4

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. President Barack Obama could sign sweeping financial reform legislation by July 4, the White House said.
Volcker suggests deficit-cutting taxes

Volcker suggests deficit-cutting taxes

NEW YORK, April 7 (UPI) -- Presidential adviser Paul Volcker, a former Federal Reserve chairman, said budget deficits may force the United States to raise taxes.

White House firm on key reform proposals

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said President Barack Obama is committed to forming a financial protection agency for U.S. consumers.
The new rule

The new rule

A man seemingly ignored by Washington took center stage in the regulatory reform debate Tuesday, discussing a rule that bears his name -- the Volcker rule.
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

Volcker pushes to rein in banking

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Presidential adviser Paul Volcker told members of the Senate Banking Committee the U.S. public did not believe in rescuing speculative banks.

Volcker: Stop big bank risk-taking

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Reforms are needed urgently to bar big commercial banks from engaging in risky investments and trading, a top White House adviser says.
Senate confirms Bernanke for second term

Senate confirms Bernanke for second term

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate confirmed Ben Bernanke's second term as head of the Federal Reserve Bank Thursday by a 70-30 vote margin, a slim victory for a bank chairman.
Volcker pushes for separate banks

Volcker pushes for separate banks

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said he espouses a banking system that separates commercial and investment banking.
Volcker's role still uncertain

Volcker's role still uncertain

WASHINGTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker's role as a presidential adviser appears uncertain, observers of Obama administration economic policy said.

Group of 30 unveils bank regulation plans

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- An international economists group led by a U.S. adviser to President-elect Barack Obama unveiled Thursday a plan to extensively overhaul banking regulations.
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