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  • NEW YORK, June 28- A U.S. congressional watchdog said on Tuesday it has formally added three agencies to its investigation into whether government regulators are too soft on the banks they are meant to police. Representatives Maxine Waters and Al Green for it to look into "regulatory capture." Lawrance Evans, director of the GAO's financial markets and community...

  • NEW YORK, March 18- Federal Reserve supervisors can reduce but not eliminate the risk of bank failures, New York Fed President William Dudley said on Friday in a defense of his agency's Wall Street oversight as a congressional review of it ramps up. Supervisors, who sometimes work day-to-day inside banks, "can reduce the chances" that these firms fail "but can never...

  • NEW YORK, March 4- A U.S. watchdog agency is preparing to investigate whether the Federal Reserve and other regulators are too soft on the banks they are meant to police, after a written request from Democratic lawmakers that marks the latest sign of distrust between Congress and the central bank. Ranking representatives Maxine Waters of the House Financial...

  • NEW YORK, March 4- A U.S. watchdog agency is preparing to investigate whether the Federal Reserve and other regulators are too soft on the banks they are meant to police, after a written request from Democratic lawmakers that marks the latest sign of distrust between Congress and the central bank. Ranking representatives Maxine Waters of the House Financial...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 10- Interest payments that Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen calls "critical" to the U.S. central bank's conduct of monetary policy came under fire on Wednesday from lawmakers, raising questions about new potential political hurdles ahead for the Fed. In an unusual display of bipartisanship, Jeb Hensarling, the Republican who chairs the...