WASHINGTON, Nov 20- A bipartisan group of U.S. House and Senate members is seeking to make it easier for investment fraud victims to seek compensation, after investors in Allen Stanford's Ponzi scheme were deemed ineligible under current law to file claims.
WASHINGTON, Oct 30- The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to scale back a much-debated provision of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law, handing bank lobbyists a token victory in their fight against the tougher rules.
President Obama pushed back against criticism of his former economic adviser Lawrence Summers, who is seen as a leading candidate to become the new chairman of the Federal Reserve.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is being questioned today for his part in the Libor rate-manipulation scandal.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner did not respond to Sandy Weill's comments earlier today on CNBC's "Squawk Box", that big banks should be broken up. But Rep. Carolyn Maloney, (D-NY) did weigh in on the issue.