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  1. February 23, 2014

    The lives of Wall Street’s wolf cubs

    Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street’s Post-Crash Recruits, By Kevin Roose, Grand Central Publishing, $27;...

  2. February 16, 2014

    Big four fund groups summoned to talks over size

    BlackRock, Fidelity, Pimco and Vanguard were summoned to meet global regulators in London last week to discuss whether large...

  1. FT Alphaville

    December 9, 2013

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Three big chances for trade liberalisation next year. - Here’s what sequestration will look like...

  2. December 9, 2013

    Frank says Wall St attempts to derail Volcker will fail

    Wall Street’s efforts to overturn the Volcker rule, which regulators are due to ratify on Tuesday, will fail in the courts,...

  3. December 8, 2013

    Fidelity not a ‘systemic risk’ in Barney Frank’s book

    US asset managers facing tough new regulations under financial crisis legislation have a vocal defender in the law’s chief...

  4. September 8, 2013

    Culture clash means banks must split, says former Citi chief

    If anyone is qualified to judge the success of combining investment and commercial banks in the same institution, it is John...

  5. June 26, 2013

    Court rulings reflect a sea change in US

    The plaza in front of the Supreme Court was awash with rainbow flags and “marry who you love” signs on Wednesday, as...

  6. December 18, 2012

    The Congo-Kansas connection

    The two men would appear to have little in common. Sam Brownback, the Republican governor of Kansas, is a conservative...

  7. October 23, 2012

    Leading Democrat criticises JPMorgan suit

    A senior Democrat in Congress has criticised a recent lawsuit filed by New York’s attorney-general against JPMorgan Chase,...

  8. September 29, 2012

    US court scraps CFTC position limits rule

    A US court has rejected a proposal by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission that aimed to limit speculation in commodity...

  9. July 12, 2012

    Goldman recruits former Treasury spokesman

    Goldman Sachs has recruited a second former member of the Obama administration’s Treasury department to join its...

  10. FT Alphaville

    July 11, 2012

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Another look at Spain’s funding requirements. - Finland is not the one. - Barney Frank in the...

  11. July 8, 2012

    Frank calls Libor scandal ‘outrageous’

    US Congressman Barney Frank, who spearheaded the sweeping US financial regulation law that bears his name, said the Barclays...

  12. July 8, 2012

    Brussels to act over Libor scandal

    Brussels is wading into the interest rate-rigging scandal rocking the City of London with a proposal to outlaw attempts to...

  13. June 28, 2012

    Ex-FASB chief joins Morgan Stanley board

    Morgan Stanley has elected Robert Herz, the former chairman of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, to the bank’s board...

  14. May 11, 2012

    How JPMorgan shock hit the war on Volcker

    For most of the year, Wall Street seemed to be winning the war on the Volcker rule. That all changed on Thursday evening...

  15. April 19, 2012

    Fed extends Volcker rule deadline

    US regulators have eliminated the most immediate threat to banks from the Volcker Rule ban on proprietary trading,...

  16. March 22, 2012

    Frank urges regulators to simplify ‘Volcker rule’

    The co-author of the Dodd-Frank law overhauling US financial regulations has called for regulators to issue a temporary,...

  17. FT Alphaville

    November 28, 2011

    Barney Frank becomes too liberal for Massachusetts

    Barney Frank, co-author of the eponymous Dodd-Frank financial legislation, will announce on Monday afternoon that he won’t...

  18. November 28, 2011

    Barney Frank to bow out of US Congress

    Barney Frank, a Democratic congressman and one of the most influential lawmakers on financial policy, has decided not to...

  19. November 16, 2011

    Gingrich under fire over Freddie Mac fees

    Newt Gingrich, the Republican presidential hopeful, has been forced to defend his work for Freddie Mac after reports that he...

  20. October 12, 2011

    Romney unscathed by Republican rivals

    Republican candidates vying for the party’s nomination for the US presidency in 2012 have sparred over China, taxes, health...

  21. October 5, 2011

    Frank calls for US swaps rules delay

    US regulators should wait to apply tough new rules governing derivatives to transactions between US banks’ foreign...

  22. September 13, 2011

    The Fed’s franchise

    Democratic Congressman Barney Frank, co-architect of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, is renewing his push to curb the...

  23. September 12, 2011

    Frank seeks to end regional Fed chief votes

    The Federal Reserve’s regional bank chiefs should no longer be allowed to vote on monetary policy, an architect of last...

  24. FT Alphaville

    August 15, 2011

    Caesars campaigning to change US gambling law

    Caesars Entertainment, one of the world’s largest casino groups, is stepping up its lobbying campaign to legalise online...

  25. August 14, 2011

    Call for change to US gambling laws

    Caesars Entertainment, one of the world’s largest casino groups, is stepping up a lobbying campaign aimed at legalising...

  26. FT Alphaville

    July 22, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis, and other offerings from Friday’s FT, Barney Frank: We are on course to stop a new financial crisis One...

  27. July 21, 2011

    We are on course to stop a new financial crisis

    One year on from it being signed into law, the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is on track to meet its...

  28. June 29, 2011

    Treasury hits at OCC’s oversight approach

    WASHINGTON, June 28 – The Treasury department is charging that the regulator of the largest US banks is misinterpreting the...

  29. Money Supply

    June 15, 2011

    Fed inflation target?

    Bloomberg have a nice story today about the possibility of an explicit Fed inflation target. I’d also noted the uptick in...

  30. June 8, 2011

    Powerful people held to account for crisis

    Reckless Endangerment: How outsized ambition, greed, and corruption led to economic Armageddon, by Gretchen Morgenson and...

  31. May 31, 2011

    US House votes against raising debt ceiling

    The first vote to increase the $14,300bn US borrowing limit has failed, highlighting the persistence of deep divisions...

  32. Money Supply

    April 4, 2011

    Economics headlines

    The Mafia and the fiscal multiplier – VoxEU Now for an Arab economic revolution – Project Syndicate Republicans focus on...

  33. FT Alphaville

    April 4, 2011

    Pink picks

    Comment, analysis and other offerings from Monday’s FT, Clive Crook: Congress could let recovery crumble The US economy...

  34. April 3, 2011

    Greenspan is wrong: we can reform finance

    Since the passage of the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, known as Dodd-Frank, many commentators have...

  35. January 30, 2011

    Visa and MasterCard warn consumers over fees

    Visa and MasterCard are spending tens of thousands of dollars on a soon-to-be-unveiled public awareness campaign designed to...

  36. January 7, 2011

    Pentagon faces big budget cuts

    The Pentagon has entered a new era of austerity with the announcement of large budget cuts that have been timed and tailored...

  37. January 6, 2011

    Frank set for fight to defend regulatory overhaul

    One of the senior Democrats behind the sweeping overhaul of US financial regulation says he plans to fight off a “serious...

  38. December 9, 2010

    Issa says reform bill ‘soft’ on hedge funds

    The incoming Republican chairman of the House oversight committee said Wall Street owed it to Americans to be more...

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