David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions managing partner, and Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics principal, debate a specific section of Dodd-Frank that requires lenders to verify borrower's ability to pay back their loan.» Read More
"We can't have normal rates, unless the economy is normal," explains Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen. Pursuing a policy of low rates to get the economy moving, will best enable the Fed to normalize policy and get rates back to normal levels over time," she says.
"Stock prices have risen robustly," says Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen. She answers whether stock prices reflect an equity bubble, and if there is a Federal role to support the stock market.
Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen says it is "critically important to the economic performance of the U.S." to allow a central bank to be independent.
Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen explains why she thinks the economy will have a "very meaningful improvement in capital standards" because of Dodd-Frank.
US banks will have to test whether they can survive a halving of the stock market during a severe recession, the Federal Reserve said on Friday.
Former Rep. Barney Frank said it would be embarrassing and wrong if JPMorgan ended up being compensated by the FDIC.
Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT), addresses the challenges in getting Dodd-Frank just right, and criticism over how long it has taken. Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), weighs in.
Discussing what it would mean if JPMorgan's potential $13 billion settlement with the DOJ would collapse, with Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA), and Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT).
The House is scheduled to vote on two bills that would undercut new financial regulations and hand Wall Street a victory. The New York Times reports.
Former director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers says Dodd-Frank has accomplished a lot. "Too big to fail still is an issue and concern," he adds.
Robert Pickel, CEO, International Swaps and Derivatives Association says despite the bad reputation that derivatives have been left with following the 2008 global financial crisis, most of the instruments used are safe.
The SEC, which has actively pursued actions by US banks, is broadening its reach by asserting its purview to foreign hedge fund managers.
The authors of the financial reform law spoke to CNBC about the problems and missteps that led to the 2008 financial crisis.
John Thain, CIT Group chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the 5-year anniversary of the financial crisis and what needs to be done to prevent it from occurring again.
Former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) and former Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) discuss how key components of regulatory reform will protect consumers.
Chris Dodd, Motion Picture Association of America, chairman & CEO, and former Rep. Barney Frank, (D-MA), discuss financial regulatory reform and the state of the U.S. economic recovery.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the current role of the Federal Housing Administration following the great economic downfall in 2008. Phil Angelides, former financial Crisis Inquiry Commission Chair, rates the success of new regulators, including Dodd-Frank and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
President Obama would like to speed the process of the Dodd-Frank bill. Elliot Weissbluth, CEO & founder of HighTower, breaks down what this may mean for banks.
Chris Dodd, former Senator and current head of the Motion Picture Association of America, looks at how Dodd-Frank is changing the financial landscape as well as how Congress has or hasn't changed. With former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT).
Former Rep. Barney Frank on Monday dismissed calls to bring back a Depression-era law that divided commercial and investment banking.