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Paul Volcker

  • Volcker calls for U.S. financial regulation shakeup Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 12:45 PM ET

    *Plan for one banking regulator, not three. WASHINGTON, April 20- The U.S. financial regulatory system is outdated and riddled with loopholes, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker said on Monday as he offered an overhaul plan to make watchdogs more effective. Volcker, 87, is an influential central banking veteran who lent his name to a central provision in...

  • WASHINGTON— Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker is calling for a reshaping of the U.S. financial oversight regime, which he says is splintered and ineffective. Under the Volcker Alliance's recommendations, the Federal Reserve would keep primary responsibility for financial stability. A new, independent Prudential Supervisory Authority would...

  • Fed has increased risk: Dick Bove   Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 10:12 AM ET
    Fed has increased risk: Dick Bove

    Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital VP of equity research, reacts to the Fed's decision to give banks an extra 2 years to conform to the part of the Volcker Rule that would force them to sell "riskier" forms of debt.

  • Feds: Volcker Rule cost for banks up to $4.3 billion Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    A U.S. bank regulator said the Volcker Rule could cost the industry a one-time annual charge of up to $4.3 billion.

  • 4 potential killers for Wall Street's aging bull Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 7:45 AM ET

    Will the bull run continue? The question is whether conditions are ripe for economic growth and corporate earnings to rise.

  • Bernanke's payday in first post-Fed speech is... Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:10 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke

    Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

  • 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
    Small banks & the Volcker Rule

    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
    Potential amendment to Volcker Rule

    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
    Bair: Banks need a better strategy

    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
    Fed celebrates 100th anniversary

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

  • Bernanke's history not written ... yet: Liesman   Monday, 16 Dec 2013 | 1:20 PM ET
    Bernanke's history not written ... yet: Liesman

    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.

  • Paul Volcker conquered greatest crisis of all: Kudlow

    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
    Who wins and loses from Volcker?

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

  • Volcker has exceptions to proprietary trading curbs

    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
    Banks can't have casino inside bank: Analyst

    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
    Volcker Rule: Simpler and stronger

    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
    Volcker key compliance issues

    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
    Santelli Exchange: Too big to understand

    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
    The Volcker Rule is misguided: Pro

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