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  • This is what it will cost you to start a hedge fund Monday, 9 Dec 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    According to a new study, new hedge funds need to raise at least $300 million in assets to pay for rising regulatory costs and to offset lower fees.

  • Volcker Rule vote Tuesday  Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche explains the Volcker Rule wants to prevent banks from placing outsized trades using their own money. The rule is set to be approved on Tuesday.

  • Dodd-Frank was a poorly written law: Pro  Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 3:18 PM ET

    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.

  • Finally: The Volcker rule going up for a vote Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 4:57 PM ET
    Paul Volcker

    Wall Street banks get clarity about a ban on betting with their own money next week when the CFTC meets to vote on the so called Volcker rule.

  • No Volcker rule in 2013?  Thursday, 21 Nov 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton said he can't support the Dodd-Frank rule in its current form.

  • For Fed Chair Yellen, it was a perfect hearing Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 1:48 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    New Fed Chairman Yellen got exactly what she wanted: a quiet, non-controversial hearing. Stocks rose modestly.

  • Low interest rates harm savers: Yellen  Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    "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 not in 'bubble-like conditions': Yellen  Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 11:13 AM ET

    "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.

  • Dodd-Frank will improve capital standards: Yellen  Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 10:53 AM ET

    Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen explains why she thinks the economy will have a "very meaningful improvement in capital standards" because of Dodd-Frank.

  • Fed to banks: Try surviving a 50% market plunge Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 2:21 PM ET

    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.

  • 'Wrong' if JPM uses FDIC to pay penalty: Frank Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 4:46 PM ET
    Barney Frank, left, and Christopher Dodd in 2008

    Former Rep. Barney Frank said it would be embarrassing and wrong if JPMorgan ended up being compensated by the FDIC.

  • Dodd: Would like law done, but want it 'right'  Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:43 PM ET

    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.

  • Dodd & Frank on possible JPM settlement collapse  Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 3:38 PM ET

    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).

  • Wall Street readies bill to undercut Dodd-Frank Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    The U.S. Capitol.

    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.

  • Summers: Dodd-Frank has accomplished a 'great deal'  Thursday, 24 Oct 2013 | 4:36 PM ET

    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.

  • ISDA clears the air on derivatives  Monday, 21 Oct 2013 | 7:45 PM ET

    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.

  • SEC widens reach, visits hedge funds in London Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 12:19 PM ET
    Skyline of London, England.

    The SEC, which has actively pursued actions by US banks, is broadening its reach by asserting its purview to foreign hedge fund managers.

  • Don't blame the big banks, say Dodd-Frank authors Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 3:47 PM ET
    Barney Frank, left, and Christopher Dodd in 2008

    The authors of the financial reform law spoke to CNBC about the problems and missteps that led to the 2008 financial crisis.

  • John Thain on too big to fail  Monday, 16 Sep 2013 | 10:03 AM ET

    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.