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"We saw strange things in the data," said Chris Barnes, a former swaps trader now with ClarusFT, a London- based data firm. The missing transactions reflected an effort by some of the largest U.S. banks- including Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley- to get around new regulations on derivatives enacted in the wake of the financial...
BOSTON, July 12- U.S. companies often pay their CEOs far too much compared with their lowest-paid workers as boards of directors compete to compensate their top executives more than peers. "It would be healthier for our society if CEOs were paid less," said Michael Kagan, who oversees about $9 billion in assets as a senior portfolio manager at ClearBridge...
CNBC's Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow and former Massachusetts Representative Barney Frank react to recent comments by Jeb Bush on working longer hours.
Discussing the challenges facing Obamacare, with CNBC Senior contributor Larry Kudlow and former Representative Barney Frank. (D-Mass.)
Is another financial crisis possible with Dodd-Frank in place? CNBC contributors Barney Frank and Larry Kudlow discuss the topic.
CNBC's Jeff Cox reports the top 5 banks now control about 45 percent of assets in the banking industry. Congressman Barney Frank says U.S. banks are not too big to fail.
JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon complained about new regulations but spoke optimistically about the safety of the system and the size of JPM. CNBC contributor Barney Frank offers perspective on the state and size of financials.
They're not inclined to cut anyone else's salary, "said Barney Frank, the retired Massachusetts congressman, in a recent telephone interview. Frank cited leaders of top asset managers including BlackRock Inc, Vanguard Group and Fidelity Investments, which are often among the largest shareholders of S&P 500 companies. A spokesman for BlackRock said its team...
Barney Frank, CNBC contributor, and Larry Kudlow, CNBC senior contributor, share their thoughts on Fed policy, interest rates and inflation expectations.
CNBC contributor Barney Frank responds to Jamie Dimon's lament about regulation by saying if you're in a lot of different businesses, you're going to have to deal with a lot of regulators.
Sure, banks got a change they have long wanted to Dodd-Frank, but it will come with huge costs, says Politico's Ben White.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the likelihood President Obama and Republicans will establish bipartisanship and legislate for the American people.
Barney Frank said Texas tea party Sen. Ted Cruz represents an evolution among Republicans in allowing same-sex marriage.
Arik Hesseldahl, Re/code senior editor, shares his thoughts on Tim Cook's op-ed piece where he says publicly for the first time he is gay.
Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), provides perspective on Tim Cook's essay where he says publicly for the first time that he is gay.
Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of the Waldorf Astoria hotel to a Chinese insurance company.
Former Congressman Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss the power of Chinese hackers and measures the U.S. can take to safeguard our defense and financial systems.
Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate the health of the U.S. economy and if President Obama's policies have worked.
CNBC contributors Larry Kudlow and Barney Frank discuss the rising amount of debt from student loans.
Could a Republican win in the upcoming congressional elections be bad news for business? Former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-Mass.), and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, debate why a win for the GOP does not mean a win for American jobs and companies.