Articles From: UPDATE: Sherrod Brown to be top Democrat on Banking Committee to Law professor concerned about banks and commodities


2014/12/12
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--Sherrod Brown, a critic of large banks, will be the top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee when the new Congress takes office.
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2014/11/20
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Senators grilled Goldman Sachs officials about the firm's owning of an aluminum firm and how it may have impacted prices.
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2014/10/27
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON(MarketWatch) -- Despite concerns about gridlock and ineffective government, Warren Buffett said he is still largely optimistic about the country.
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2014/10/24
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Republicans will likely target the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and capital requirements on insurance companies if they take the Senate.
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2014/11/25
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- In two separate instances Tuesday, stocks plummeted sharply for a brief period before returning to normal.
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2014/11/25
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- In two separate instances Tuesday, stocks plummeted sharply for a brief period before returning to normal.
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2014/11/5
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- With control of the Senate, Republicans will likely target the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and capital requirements on insurance companies.
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2014/11/4
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- During his time as director of the National Security Agency, General Keith Alexander made investments in a technology company closely tied to AT&T. According to a story by the Daily Beast, Alexander bought and sold tens of thousands of dollars of stock in a New Jersey-based company called Synchronoss Technologies Inc., which helps synchronize personal information across multiple devices.
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2014/10/30
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The New York Stock Exchange's data feed went down Thursday afternoon, traders and market experts said.
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2014/10/29
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Homeowners seeking relief through a 2008 bailout program face difficulty when their mortgage changes servicers, a report shows.
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2014/10/28
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Financial regulation experts said Tuesday breaking up large banks could be costly while offering no additional safety-benefits for the economy.
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2014/11/20
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINTON (MarketWatch) -- A report by the Government Accountability Office found numerous problems in the body responsible for determining which firms are so big they require additional oversight.
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2014/11/7
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--The Securities Exchange Commission announced Thursday night it planned to allow exemptions for a new kind of open end fund that would not need to disclose daily holdings.
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2014/12/3
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- A Federal Reserve official said Wednesday that the central bank is limited in its ability to promote financial stability.
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2014/12/10
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--An appeals court on Wednesday overturned the 2012 convictions of two hedge-fund managers, saying the government failed to prove they willfully engaged in insider trading.
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2014/11/20
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Senators grilled Goldman Sachs officials about the firm's owning of an aluminum firm and how it may have impacted prices.
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2014/12/11
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--An appeals court on Wednesday overturned the 2012 convictions of two hedge-fund managers, saying the government failed to prove they willfully engaged in insider trading.
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2015/1/13
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHIGNTON (MarketWatch) -- MetLife faces a steep challenge to have its designation as an institution that requires increased oversight overturned.
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2015/1/14
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHIGNTON (MarketWatch) -- MetLife faces a steep challenge to have its designation as an institution that requires increased oversight overturned.
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2015/1/21
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- President Barack Obama's tax proposal could increase costs for banks -- and could even lead banks to reduce their size.
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2014/12/19
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- An organization of nuns has got J.P. Morgan Chase to confess to its financial sins and work to repent.
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2014/12/16
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- As the deadline for comment approaches for a program designed to improve market quality for stocks, many industry leaders are discussing the impact on the cost to investors.
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2014/12/16
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- As the deadline for comment approaches for a program designed to improve market quality for stocks, many industry leaders are discussing the impact on the cost to investors.
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2015/1/15
By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Former Obama adviser Gene Sperling will be joining Pacific Investment Management Company (Pimco), adding to the list of former Obama advisers who have headed to Wall Street after leaving the White House.
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By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- More Democratic senators are opposing the Obama Administration's nominee for the position of undersecretary for domestic finance, an indication that there could be a split in the party.
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By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Federal regulators on Monday will discuss an appeal by MetLife of their initial decision to subject the insurer to greater oversight.
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By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--Two experts warned a Senate committee Friday that banks are too involved in the commodities market, a situation they said could lead to another bailout.
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By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch)--Two experts warned a Senate committee Friday that banks are too involved in the commodities market, a situation they said could lead to another bailout.
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By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Stock market operator Nasdaq OMX will be in control of a vital system that provides critical, real-time trading data.
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By Eric Garcia, MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Ahead of her testimony on banks' involvement with commodities, Cornell law professor Saule Omarova has numerous questions.
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