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  • Lazard's Gary Parr: Volcker Rule is too complex   Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:39 PM ET
    Lazard's Gary Parr: Volcker Rule is too complex

    Gary Parr, Lazard vice chairman, gives his perspective on the complexity of the "Volcker Rule" and talks about the future of Wall Street.

  • Beware the curse of the new Fed chair? Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 9:53 AM ET
    Janet Yellen

    Markets tend to slide when a new Fed chair takes over. Coincidence ... or curse?

  • Volcker rule will get done this year: Jack Lew   Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 9:11 PM ET
    Volcker rule will get done this year: Jack Lew

    Discussing the Volcker Rule, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew stresses the need for it to be completed in order to restore confidence in financial markets.

  • Top Fed official: Keep QE to battle unemployment Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 | 2:31 PM ET
    Narayana Kocherlakota

    A top Fed official said the need to bring down unemployment outweighed inflation concerns from the central bank's bond-buying stimulus program

  • What China Has in Common With 1979 America   Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:15 PM ET
    What China Today Has In Common With U.S. of 1979

    Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC draws similarities between China in 2013 and the U.S. back in 1979. He also shares his opinion on investing in the equity markets and gold.

  • Volcker Weighs In on Fed's Easy Money Policies Wednesday, 29 May 2013 | 2:38 PM ET

    Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker weighed in on the Fed's bond buying, saying it's "limited and diminishing" and warning that central banks are too often late in removing stimulus.

  • This Possible Fed Successor Has Admirers...And Foes Thursday, 25 Apr 2013 | 6:40 AM ET

    Janet Yellen is seen as a logical candidate to succeed the Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke, but critics remain wary of her stance on inflation.

  • Hollande Unveils Softened French Bank Reform Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 1:36 AM ET
    France Finance Minister, Pierre Moscovici

    France unveiled a long-awaited bank reform, hailing it as a model for the rest of Europe even as critics said it fell short of President Francois Hollande's campaign pledge to get tough with the financial sector.

  • Volcker Says Rule Is Already Changing Wall Street Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 7:58 AM ET
    Volcker Says Rule Is Already Changing Wall Street

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker told CNBC his namesake rule has already changed how Wall Street does business.

  • Regulations Don't Need to Be Complicated: Volcker   Thursday, 29 Nov 2012 | 7:18 AM ET
    Regulations Don't Need to Be Complicated: Volcker

    Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve Chairman, explains why he believes the Volcker Rule has already been effective and says that regulation does not have to be overly complex.

  • Former Fed Chief Volcker Says Rule Already Effective

    In a rare interview, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker tells CNBC's "Squawk Box" that his namesake rule has already changed the way Wall Street does business, despite the delays in crafting the final draft. The Volcker Rule is part of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act.

  • Volcker Rule Target Date Delayed: Sources   Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 3:55 PM ET
    Volcker Rule Target Date Slides In To 2013: Sources

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports regulatory sources have told CNBC that the deadline to complete the Volcker Rule is now delayed until the end of the first quarter of 2013.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 25- Two influential U.S. senators on Thursday urged regulators to resolve any differences and finish writing a controversial ban on proprietary trading known as the Volcker rule.

  • Volcker group to say Illinois budget is unsustainable Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 6:51 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 23- Illinois has dug itself into such a huge financial hole that it may not be able to provide basic services to residents or meet employee benefit obligations, according to a national task force that is due to release a report about the state's finances.

  • Report to present magnitude of Ill. fiscal woes Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 4:22 PM ET

    University of Illinois economist Richard Dye says solutions to problems like the state's backlog of bills and the Medicaid squeeze will be mentioned but not recommended. Illinois was among six states examined. Pat Quinn spokesman Abdon Pallasch says the July report highlighted problems the Illinois governor has fixed or proposed solutions for.

  • Council urges tighter capital standards for US banks Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 12:02 AM ET

    The Systemic Risk Council, led by former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Chairman Sheila Bair, in a letter on Thursday urged top U.S. regulators to implement so-called Basel III standards more quickly, to include a stricter limit on leverage in large banks and reduce the exposure of banks to each other.

  • UPDATE 1-Volcker to appear before UK bank commission Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 6:18 AM ET

    *Volcker will compare and contrast U.S., UK regulation. LONDON, Oct 2- Paul Volcker, the former U.S. Volcker, who led the Fed under presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, has been at the forefront of recent regulatory attempts to reform the U.S. banking system and will compare and contrast banking practices in Britain and the United States.

  • UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 2 Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 2:38 AM ET

    *Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 30 to 39 points, or as much as 0.7 percent, according to financial bookmakers. *European officials told Reuters late on Monday that Spain was ready to request a bailout for its public finances as early as next weekend, but Germany had signalled that it should hold off.

  • UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Oct. 2 Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 1:55 AM ET

    *Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 30 to 39 points, or as much as 0.7 percent, according to financial bookmakers. *The UK blue chip index closed up 1.4 percent, or 78.38 points, higher at 5,820.45 points on Monday.

  • Volcker, architect of the "Volcker Rule" governing so-called proprietary trading by U.S. investment banks, will appear before the commission on Oct. 17 to compare and contrast banking behaviour and practices between Britain and the United States.