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  • MUMBAI, May 30- Hailed as a troubleshooting "James Bond" of central bankers amid India's currency crisis last year, Raghuram Rajan was given a licence to kill inflation with higher interest rates and drive a programme of monetary policy reforms.

  • MUMBAI, May 30- Hailed as a troubleshooting "James Bond" of central bankers amid India's currency crisis last year, Raghuram Rajan was given a license to kill inflation with higher interest rates and drive a program of monetary policy reforms.

  • PALO ALTO, Calif., May 29- The U.S. "Inflation is always and everywhere a fiscal problem," declared John Cochrane, a professor at the University of Chicago, speaking at Stanford University's Hoover Institution.

  • WASHINGTON, April 29- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Tuesday that would scale back the Volcker rule to exempt a type of securities that banks want to keep on their books. Representative Andy Barr, a Kentucky Republican who introduced the bill, called it a "a bipartisan clarification that fixes a regulatory problem" in a statement after the vote.

  • WASHINGTON, March 20- A U.S. bank regulator on Thursday said the Volcker rule could cost the industry a one-time annual charge of up to $4.3 billion, the first cost estimate by a regulator for the ban on banks betting on markets with their own money.

  • NEW YORK/ ABU DHABI, March 4- Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Bernanke was paid at least $250,000 for his first public speaking engagement, in Abu Dhabi, since stepping down in January, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • An aggressive Fed finds critics on Wall Street Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 6:45 AM ET

    Though the Federal Reserve’s stimulus efforts have wide approval among investors and bankers, some argue its policies distort and harm the economy.

  • Small banks & the Volcker Rule     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reveals why regulators have gone back to the drawing board on certain parts of the Volcker Rule, and what it means for the banks.

  • Potential amendment to Volcker Rule     Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 3:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports regulators are reviewing a ban on banks holding certain debt securities, and explains how this will impact smaller banking institutions.

  • Bair: Banks need a better strategy     Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Former Fed Chair Sheila Bair shares her thoughts on the Volcker Rule and weighs in on the state of the banking sector. CNBC's Rick Santelli provides perspective.

  • Fed celebrates 100th anniversary     Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    Three Fed chairmen from different eras: Paul Volcker, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • Looking back on 100 years of the Federal Reserve, with Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • The Federal Reserve is marking 100 years today with speeches from all living Fed Chairmen: Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss.

  • Who wins and loses from Volcker?     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports how the tougher rules under the Volcker Rule are impacting banks.

  • CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down the 5 key exemptions of the Volcker Rule, including underwriting and risk mitigated hedging.

  • Banks can't have a casino: Analyst     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    CLSA research analyst Mike Mayo shares his views on the Volcker Rule and says that "there's always ways for smart bankers and lawyers to get around" such precise regulations.

  • Volcker Rule: Simpler and stronger     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    Discussing the Volcker Rule and the improvements made to make the legislation stronger, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC.

  • Volcker key compliance issues     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 11:02 AM ET

    The FDIC has voted unanimously to approve the Volcker Rule. CNBC's Eamon Javers details the compliance issues.

  • Santelli Exchange: Too big to understand     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses if the Volcker Rule will address the issues of "too big to fail."

  • The Volcker Rule is misguided: Pro     Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors president & CIO, and Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, discuss the Volcker Rule and what legal challenges could arise.