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Op-ed: Five years after Lehman Brothers, big pillars of reform are still not in place and five years from now, we could find ourselves in another financial crisis.
Five years after the collapse of Lehman Bros. and the bailout of AIG, regulators insist that the banking system is safer. But critics say not so fast.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reflects on the what was lost and what was learned in the global financial crisis.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on the G20 and last night's meeting, which included a session where Russian President Putin asked every leader to voice his or her opinion on Syria. Many seemed to support President Obama's position.
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, says expectations are high but Prime Minister Abe will struggle to break through the taboos surrounding structural reform in Japan.
Stephen Nash, Director of Strategy and Market Development at FIIG Securities, picks apart Mario Draghi's vague message on becoming more transparent.
Steven Saywell, Global Head of FX Strategy at BNP Paribas highlights the key obstacles standing in the way of implementing reforms in Japan.
China's central bank made a low-awaited announcement on interest rate reforms, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Martin Schulz, Managing Director, International Equity at PNC Funds, says Chinese stocks provide some great longer-term opportunities. He discusses his top picks, Tencent, Qihoo and Hengan.
The big banks should not be allowed to dip into FDIC-insured deposits to engage in risky trading activities, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said on CNBC Friday, as she pushed for a new, modern-day bank breakup bill.
Neil Owen, global practice director at Robert Half Financial Services, discusses how challenging the "wave of new regulations" is for financial services executives, especially finding the right talents to implement the changes.
Eugene Ludwig, founder and CEO of Promontory Financial Group, talks about too big to fail banks and says the U.S. is "very close" to getting a "system to resolve the largest institutions".
Olli Rehn, the European Commission's economic chief, says the euro zone now has to finalise its banking union and insure better access to financing for SMEs and discusses France's fiscal target.
Anders Borg, Sweden minister of finance, argues that the current plan for a European banking union is too rigid, and would increase banks' financing costs.
Richard Vuylsteke, President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, discusses the protectionist environment in Taiwan and how the country can make itself more investment-friendly.
Alexander Mirtchev, board director at Atlantic Council, reviews the G8 meeting, its policy implications and what the main issues discussed were.
A top U.S. banking regulator called Deutsche Bank's capital levels "horrible" and said it is the worst on a list of global banks based on one measurement of leverage ratios.
Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy at Nomura sees the Nikkei 225 hitting 16,000 by the end of 2013 and highlights possible sectors that have yet to reap the benefits of 'Abenomics'.
Robert Zoellick, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics explains why he thinks Japan needs to invest heavily in structural reforms.
Helen Zhu, Chief China Equity Strategist at Goldman Sachs, says although China's reform agenda remains unclear, Li Keqiang's urbanization plan will be the key driver of economic growth for the next 5 to 10 years.