US Economy Paul Volcker

  • Though the Federal Reserve’s stimulus efforts have wide approval among investors and bankers, some argue its policies distort and harm the economy.

  • Small banks & the Volcker Rule

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reveals why regulators have gone back to the drawing board on certain parts of the Volcker Rule, and what it means for the banks.

  • Potential amendment to Volcker Rule

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports regulators are reviewing a ban on banks holding certain debt securities, and explains how this will impact smaller banking institutions.

  • Bair: Banks need a better strategy

    Former Fed Chair Sheila Bair shares her thoughts on the Volcker Rule and weighs in on the state of the banking sector. CNBC's Rick Santelli provides perspective.

  • Fed celebrates 100th anniversary

    Three Fed chairmen from different eras: Paul Volcker, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.

  • Bernanke's history not written ... yet: Liesman

    Looking back on 100 years of the Federal Reserve, with Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow and CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Paul Volcker conquered greatest crisis of all: Kudlow

    The Federal Reserve is marking 100 years today with speeches from all living Fed Chairmen: Paul Volcker, Alan Greenspan and Ben Bernanke. Ylan Mui, The Washington Post; Greg Ip, The Economist; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow, discuss.

  • Who wins and loses from Volcker?

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports how the tougher rules under the Volcker Rule are impacting banks.

  • Volcker has exceptions to proprietary trading curbs

    CNBC's Eamon Javers breaks down the 5 key exemptions of the Volcker Rule, including underwriting and risk mitigated hedging.

  • Banks can't have casino inside bank: Analyst

    CLSA research analyst Mike Mayo shares his views on the Volcker Rule and says that "there's always ways for smart bankers and lawyers to get around" such precise regulations.

  • Volcker Rule: Simpler and stronger

    Discussing the Volcker Rule and the improvements made to make the legislation stronger, with CNBC's Rick Santelli and Sheila Bair, former chair of the FDIC.

  • Volcker key compliance issues

    The FDIC has voted unanimously to approve the Volcker Rule. CNBC's Eamon Javers details the compliance issues.

  • Santelli Exchange: Too big to understand

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses if the Volcker Rule will address the issues of "too big to fail."

  • The Volcker Rule is misguided: Pro

    Anton Schutz, Mendon Capital Advisors president & CIO, and Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, discuss the Volcker Rule and what legal challenges could arise.

  • Javers: Volcker Rule exemptions

    CNBC's Eamon Javers details the five key exemptions under the Volcker Rule. Regulators from the FDIC and Federal Reserve are expected to vote to approve the legislation which would ban banks from proprietary trading.

  • Long-awaited Volcker Rule to be approved Tuesday

    Keith Pogson, Senior Partner, Asia Pacific Financial Services at EY, outlines the hurdles ahead for major banks in complying with the new rules, which could cost them millions.

  • Michael Piwowar

    Here's why SEC commissioner Michael Piwowar plans to vote against the Volcker Rule.

  • Bracing for Volcker rule surprises

    Harvey Pitt, Kalorama Partners CEO and former SEC chairman, discusses the "toughened" version of the Volcker Rule and what can be expected from the new regulation. Pitt thinks there will be more restrictions across the board.

  • Volcker Rule vote Tuesday

    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.

  • Final Volcker Rule Tuesday

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports regulators are expected to approve a final draft of the Volcker Rule. Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Shawn Matthews, weighs in.