Obama Appoints Three Financial Regulators in Chicago

Obama Appoints Three Financial Regulators in Chicago

President-elect Barack Obama (2nd L) introduces Mary Schapiro (L) as his pick to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, Gary Gensler as head of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Daniel Tarullo (R) as a member of the Federal Reserve board during a news conference on December 18, 2008 in Chicago. By appointing these non-cabinet positions at this early date, Obama stressed the importance of reforming regulations governing Wall Street to prevent future economic crises. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)