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In the News 2012

December 27th, 2012, brookings.edu: Michael Barr; Finish the Job of Financial Reform.

December 11th, 2012, marketplace.org: David Gura; Keeping tabs on the bailout.

December 3rd, 2012, bloomberg.com: Ian Katz; Geithner Fight on Fiscal Cliff Invokes Dodd-Frank Resolve.

November 8th, 2012, huffingtonpost.com: Jack Lew, Tim Geithner's Possible Replacement As Treasury Secretary, Could Disappoint.

November, 2012, CPI Antitrust Chronicle: Michael S. Barr; Too LIBOR, Too Late: Time to Move to a Market Rate.

October 17th, 2012, finance.yahoo.com: Michael S. Barr; It’s Time to Take the ‘E’ Out of ‘LIE-BOR’

October 11th, 2012, professional.wsj.com: Victoria Mcgrane and Alan Zibel; Fed Governor: Put Cap On Big Financial Firms.

October 5th, 2012, legaltimes.typepad.com: Tod Ruger: Regarding Dodd-Frank, Some Say Romney's 'Kiss' Just Isn't a Kiss.

October 2nd, 2012, npr.org: Morning Edition: Yuki Noguchi; Candidates Say Little On Difficult Issue Of Housing.

September 29th, 2012, telegraph.co.uk: Richard Blackden; Wall Street braced for Barack Obama versus Mitt Romney fight.

September 28th, 2012, marketwatch.com: Ronald D. Orol; Council eyes more reform for money-funds in Nov.

September 27th, 2012, marketwatch.com: Ronald D. Orol; Geithner gives strong support to money-fund rules.

September 23rd, 2012, huffingtonpost.com: Robert Kuttner; Filling Geithner's (Small) Shoes.

September 14th, 2012, pbs.org: Four Years After Bailouts, Banks Have Bounced Back, Still Making Risky Bets.

September 1st, 2012, economist.com: Barack Obama’s economic record - End-of-term report - The president’s record is better than the woes of America’s economy suggests.

August 19th, 2012, nytimes.com: Binyamin Appelbaum; Cautious Moves on Foreclosures Haunting Obama.

July 20th, 2012, video.cnbc.com: Difficult to Reach Global Settlement on Libor.

June 13th, 2012, finance.fortune.cnn.com: Stephen Gandel; Dimon hearing raises questions about bank's risk models.

June 6th, 2012, marketplace.org: John Dimsdale; Senators get briefing on Dodd-Frank progress.

June 4th, 2012, businessweek.com: Bank Critic Goodman Sees Lending Chill in Regulations: Mortgages.

June 1st, 2012, fed-soc.org: (Audio Stream) Tensions Raised by the Volcker Rule - Podcast.

May 28th, 2012, newsnet5.com: Bartholomew Sullivan;
Reform battles rollback as Romney pledges to repeal Obama's financial regulations.

May 24th, 2012, businessweek.com: Christina Rexrode and Pallavi Gogoi; Facebook, JPMorgan gaffs erode faith in Wall St.

May 24th, 2012, politico.com: Michael S. Barr; JPMorgan mess: Why Mitt Romney’s wrong on Dodd-Frank.

May 23rd, 2012, foxnews.com: Between Facebook and JPMorgan, Wall St. woes mount.

May 18th, 2012, pbs.org: Jason M. Breslow: Is the U.S. Economy Prepared for the Fallout From Greece?

May 3rd, 2012, marketwatch.com: Ronald D. Oral; Future of ‘safe’ mortgages in CFPB’s hands.

April 18th, 2012, businessweek.com: Fannie Mae Fix Said to Retain Some U.S. Mortgage Role.

April 17th, 2012, metrowestdailynews.com: David Wessel; Happy Tax Day: The psychology of refunds as forced savings.

April 17th, 2012, professional.wsj.com: Tax Day Isn't Bad If You're Getting A Refund.

April 16th, 2012, brookings.edu: No Slack - The Financial Lives of Low-Income Americans.

April 12th, 2012, taxprof.typepad.com: David Wessel; The IRS as a Savings Tool.

April 11th, 2012, wsj.com: IRS Enlists Tax Day to Push Consumers to Save.

March 30th, 2012, wsj.com: Mortgage Write-Downs Get New Push.

March 29th, 2012, bloomberg.com: Dan Levy and Jody Shenn; Geithner’s Math Puzzle Beyond Numbers for DeMarco: Mortgages.

March 22nd, 2012, businessweek.com: Jody Shenn, Noah Buhayar and Shannon D. Harrington; Insurance Upstart Signals U.S. Housing Rebound: Mortgages.

March 21st, 2012, finance.fortune.cnn.com: Stephen Gandel; European banks try to get around Dodd-Frank.

March 5th, 2012, marketwatch.com: Polya Lesova; Banks press Fed to limit information release - Fed is expected to release results of bank stress tests in mid-March.

February 1st, 2012, usatoday.com: Obama wants Congress to act on expanded home refinance plan.

February 21st, 2012, Bloomberg BNA's Banking Report, and Securities Law Daily: Industry, Others Continue to Disagree Over Contents, Need for SEC Money Fund Rule.

January 30th, 2012, cnbc.com: Diana Olick; US Treasury Forcing Mortgage Principal Forgiveness.

January 9th, 2012, abcnews.go.com: Matt Negrin; Bain Drain: Romney’s Business Success Becomes a Debit.

 
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