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January 2016, MSNBC: Michael Barr on Clinton's "tough" Wall Street reform plan.

January 19th, 2016, Does bitcoin have a future in development?

January 15th, 2016, Uber, But for Banks: Wall Street Braces for Tech-Fueled Disruption.

January 12th, 2016, SOTU: What Obama still needs to address.

December 4th, 2015,
Michael S. Barr; Don't Let Big Banks Sabotage Reg Relief for Small Banks.

December 3rd, 2015,
Tom Henderson; 4 Detroit businesses to get $325,000 from Entrepreneurs of Color Fund.

November 29th, 2015,
Valerie Young; Does America's Next President Really Hate Wall Street?

September 16th, 2015, Michigan Chronicle Staff; Entrepreneurs of Color Fund now open for small Black businesses.

September 15th, 2015 John Gallagher; Program will lend $6.5M to Detroit minority businesses.

September 15th, 2015 JPMorgan Chase, Detroit Development Fund and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Announce $6.5 Million Loan Fund for Detroit’s Minority-Owned Small Businesses.

September 2015

August 2015 Video: Responsible Business Lending Announcement.

August 13th, 2015, Massimo Calabresi; The Agency that’s Got your Back.

August 4th, 2015, Brayden Mccarthy; Regulation Could Be a Blessing in Disguise for Online Lenders.

July 21st, 2015, Andrew Soergel; A Stabilizing Force.

July 17th, 2015, John W. Schoen | Marguerite Ward; Five years on, Dodd-Frank bank rules still being written.

June 9th, 2015, Savita Iyer-Ahrestani; Former Obama Official: Advisors Need to Serve Lower-Income Families.

May 15th, 2015, Mike Dorning; Why Obama Is Wrong and Warren Is Right on Trade Bill Quarrel.

May 12th, 2015, Sen. Warren On The 'Tilted Process' Of Asia Trade Bill.

April 20th, 2015,
Andrew Barber; Will Brokers Bow to Higher Fiduciary Standard?

April 6th, 2015, Meghan Walsh; A Personal Banker To The Poor.

March 19th, 2015, Ian Katz; Tarullo Targets Commodity Risks at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley.

March 18th, 2015, Eric Garcia; Elizabeth Warren Strikes Back Against New GOP Efforts to Weaken Dodd-Frank

January 14th, 2015, MetLife Suit Sets Up Battle Over Regulation.

January 7th, 2015,; House rejects bill granting banks more time to comply with Volcker.

December 2nd, 2014, Bridget Ansel; The behavioral barriers to paying off debt.

November 18th 2014, Compliance Week: Joe Mont; A New Congress Will Bring New Chances to Alter Regulatory Landscape. 

October 30th, 2014, Mark Niquette; Republican Goal: Two-Thirds of U.S. Legislative Chambers.

October 24th, 2014, Eric Garcia; Future of Dodd-Frank uncertain if Republicans win.

October 16th, 2014, Chico Harlan; Rental America: Why the poor pay $4,150 for a $1,500 sofa.

June 4th, 2014, Ben White; Setting the record straight on Michael Barr.

May 22nd, 2014, Floyd Norris; Financial Crisis, Over and Already Forgotten.

May 15th, 2014, David Morrison; CFPB Needs Industry's Help: Onsite Coverage.

April 24th, 2014, Joe Adler; How FDIC Is Nudging Banks to Reach Underserved.

February 2014, Can The Postal Service Help Unbanked Americans?

February 1st, 2014, Coming to a Post Office Near You: Loans You Can Trust?

January 30th, 2014, Jeff Tyler; Banks look to exit commodities.

January 30th, 2014, Marketplace Morning Report for Thursday, January 30, 2014.

December 11th, 2013, Clea Benson and Dave Michaels; Banks’ World Under Dodd-Frank Takes Shape With Volcker Rule.

December 9th, 2013, Phil Mattingly and Cheyenne Hopkins; Glass-Steagall Fans Plan New Assault If Volcker Rule Deemed Weak.

December 2013, The Cool Kids of Finance Join the Peer-to-Peer Bandwagon.

November 13th, 2013, Sarah Todd; Lending Club Adds Former Treasury Official, Google Exec to Advisory Board.

November 6th, 2013, David Gura; A commission without commissioners.

November 1st, 2013, American Banker: Joe Adler; How Bank-Defeated 'Plan-Vanilla' Mortgage Requirements Live On.

September 24th, 2013, Ronald D. Orol; What too-big-to-fail banks should expect from Yellen.

September 21st, 2013, Ezra Klein; Summers lost because liberals don’t trust Obama on financial reform.

September 19th, 2013, David Lazarus; Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is keeping banks in check.

September 18th, 2013, Michael Kling; Former Treasury Official: Another Financial Crisis in 5 Years Is Possible.

September 15th, 2013, Michael S. Barr; Remember 'Lehman Weekend': Don't let up on reforms.

September 13th, 2013, David Gura; Summers at center of unusually public fight over Fed.

September 5th, 2013, Robin Harding and Richard McGregor; Fed nomination prospects bring focus on Lawrence Summers’s past.

September 4th, 2013, Zachary A. Goldfarb; Why Obama might tap Summers for Fed despite harsh criticism from left.

September 4th, 2013, Silla Brush & Robert Schmidt; How the Bank Lobby Loosened U.S. Reins on Derivatives.

August 22nd, 2013, Steve Matthews; Proving CEOs overpaid for luck helped stir pay backlash.

August 22nd, 2013, Julianna Goldman & Ian Katz; Summers as Obama Voice of Authority Rides Car Rescue in Fed Race.

August 19th, 2013, Ann Saphir; Analysis: In choice of next Fed chair, a focus on regulatory views.

August 14th, 2013, Darrell Delamaide; Delamaide: U.S. ahead in advancing bank reforms.

August 13th, 2013, Binyamin Appelbaum;
Divining the Regulatory Goals of Fed Rivals.

August 13th, 2013, Greg Robb; Cartoonish view of Summers as pro-Wall Street ignores more recent history.

August 12th, 2013, Michael S. Barr; Larry Summers attuned to both market and middle class.

August 7th, 2013, Matt Viser; Despite ties, Warren, Summers paths are diverging.

August 5th, 2013, Will Larry Summers lead the Fed?

August 5th, 2013, Ben White; July jobs rewind - Embassy closings extended - Cantor would compromise on sequester.

August 1st, 2013, Ezra Klein; Six of Janet Yellen or Half-Dozen of Larry Summers?

July 30th, 2013, Ben White and Patrick Reis; There's something about Larry Summers.

July 29th, 2013, Michael S. Barr; Keep Financial Regulation Out of US-EU Trade Talks.

July 21st, 2013, Michael Barr and John Vickers; Banks need far more structural reform to be safe.

July 20th, 2013, Mike Konczal; If Dodd-Frank doesn’t work, here are four things that could.

July 20th, 2013, Mike Konczal; Does Dodd-Frank work? We asked 16 experts to find out.

July 17th, 2013, Michael Barr; Financial Reform, On a Roll.

June 5th, 2013, Dave Michaels; SEC Unites Opponents on Money Fund Rule With Floating-Share Plan - Bloomberg.

June 4th, 2013, Tom Braithwaite; US regulators name groups for more supervision.

May 2013, Ekonom: Europe Shot Itself In The Foot With Austerity.

May 21st, 2013, Michael S. Barr; Financial Regulation After the Crisis: Stay Vigilant On Reform, Says Architect of U.S. Legislation.

May 20th, 2013, Gary Rivlin; How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank.

May 14th, 2013, All Things Considered; Democrats Skeptical of Replublican 'Debt Prioritization' Bill.

April 30th, 2013, Gary Rivlin; How Wall Street Defanged Dodd-Frank.

April 3rd, 2013, Nightly Business Report: Investors are pouring money into U.S. ETFs.

March 11th, 2013, Gregory Mills; Let the Borrower Beware: Facing the Facts about Payday Loans and Pawnshops.

March 4th, 2013, Michael Barr; Is Housing Finance Reform Coming at Last?

February 18th, 2013, Michael Barr on financing the poor; A C+ for retail banks.

February 16th, 2013, Finance and the American poor, Margin calls.

February 12th, 2013, Phil Mattingly; Obama S&P Case Started When Toxic Debt Masqueraded as AAA.

February 12th, 2013, Michael Barr; Obama's SOTU Should Promote a Continued Path to Financial Reform.

January 25th, 2013, Barr: Tim Geithner's True Legacy.

January 11th, 2013, Matthew Zeitlin; Is Lew a Financial Regulator?

January 11th, 2013, Jim Kuhnenn; Obama Nominates Budget Expert Jack Lew to Treasury.

January 10th, 2013, Alan Zibel; What Will Lew’s View Be on the Future of Fannie, Freddie?

January 10th, 2013, Jim Puzzanghera and Christi Parsons; Jacob J. Lew, White House chief of staff, to get Treasury nod.

January 8th, 2013, The Geithner Legacy.

January 2nd, 2013, Greg Robb; With debt limit in limbo, will Geithner stay on?



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