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  • Sheila Bair on making sure your money is safe Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    Years after the financial crisis, many Americans still don't trust Wall Street and the banks with their money. Former FDIC chief Sheila Bair has some advice.

  • Sheila Bair on 'rigged' stock market debate  Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 4:18 PM ET

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair provides perspective on the great debate of high-frequency trading.

  • Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair reacts to Citigroup's $400 million fraud investigations and discusses banking expectations.

  • Sheila Bair: Warren Buffett for CNBC's Top 25  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 4:29 PM ET

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair nominates Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs and Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to CNBC's Top 25 Contender list for their focus on customer satisfaction.

  • Sheila Bair: I applaud the Fed  Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 4:22 PM ET

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair explains why more capital in the U.S banking system is a competitive strength for our economy.

  • Economist changes 20-year deflation call  Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 6:21 AM ET

    Economist David Rosenberg suggests Bernanke will be successful in his anti-deflation drive; Sheila Bair criticizes the Fed in her new column on Fortune's website, and some U.S. companies are relocating to Europe in an attempt to reduce taxes, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    President Obama is in the process of interviewing three candidates for the position at the helm of the central bank: Larry Summers, Janet Yellen, and a dark horse, Donald Kohn.

  • Bair: 'Too Big to Fail' May Be Over  Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    Former chair of the FDIC Sheila Bair discusses her disappointment with the implementation of Dodd-Frank, and how the mandate could change the industry.

  • Sheila Bair on Libor Scheme & DOJ Post S&P  Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:26 PM ET

    Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair of Pew Charitable Trusts discusses whether she was surprised by the DOJ's civil lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and offers her opinion on the LIBOR scandal.

  • Bair on Regulation In Hotel Industry  Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:37 AM ET

    Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair discusses the future of regulation in regards to the hotel industry and commercial real estate, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Pres. Obama to Name Jack Lew Treasury Secretary: Source  Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 10:35 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood reports according to a source, President Obama will name Jack Lew as the new Treasury Secretary, replacing Tim Geithner as early as tomorrow. Also, reaction to the new appointment from Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair.

  • A 'Nixon to China' Moment for Geithner? Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 1:34 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has an opportunity to show some independence from Wall Street in his role as the Obama administration’s lead negotiator in the “fiscal cliff” discussions, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.

  • *Bair renews backing for ideas like ending $1 per share. *Fund firms seek compromise for oversight of $2.5 trillion industry.

  • In a surprise, Pandit steps down as Citigroup CEO Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 5:32 PM ET

    Vikram Pandit, who steered Citigroup through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed, abruptly left the bank on Tuesday, stepping down as CEO and as a director. The move shocked Wall Street, and Citigroup offered no explanation.

  • Citigroup picks veteran to replace Pandit as CEO Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 4:54 PM ET

    NEW YORK-- In picking Michael Corbat to take over as CEO of Citigroup, the board of directors chose a low-profile veteran of the bank _ a sharp contrast to Vikram Pandit, his suddenly departed predecessor. Corbat, 52, has spent his entire career at Citigroup and its affiliated businesses.

  • Bair: Pandit Departure Good For Shareholders  Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair, discusses the sudden departure of Citigroup CEO, Vikram Pandit, and weighs in on the new CEO, Michael Corbat.

  • Vikram Pandit steps down as Citigroup CEO Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    Vikram Pandit, who steered Citigroup through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed, abruptly left the bank on Tuesday, stepping down as CEO and as a director. A second top executive resigned as part of the shake-up: President and Chief Operating Officer John Havens, who also served as CEO of Citi's Institutional Client Group.

  • 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.

  • Sheila Bair

    A fundamental clash of philosophies ran throughout the response to the financial crisis, Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" on Tuesday.

  • Bair: Geithner Did What He Thought Was Right  Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 1:23 PM ET

    Former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair discusses her new book called, "Bull By the Horns," and shares her perspective on the financial crisis. "I think [Timothy Geithner] did what he thought was right, it's just that we had a profoundly different philosophical disagreement," she says.