Government Agencies Sheila Bair

  • Greenwich Associates founder Charles Ellis is shown at an event in New York.

    How do you improve the culture of Wall Street? Personally punish the industry's bad apples, according to two longtime observers.

  • Sheila Bair, a former chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), speaks during a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S

    Former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair provides analysis on the Fed's second round of bank stress tests. Bair says it is important to understand the difference between the quantitative and qualitative results.

  • Sheila Bair: Small institutions can do dumb things too

    Discussing the size of banking institutions and community banks, with former FDIC chair Sheila Bair, who also weighs in on the threat of cyber hacks to banks.

  • Ahead of President Obama's State of the Union Address where the new fees on banks are expected to be discussed, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair weighs in on regulations and Dodd-Frank.

  • Bair on Wall Street's mistaken power play

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair discusses issues adding to the cynicism and distrust of big banks.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren

    The Massachusetts firebrand launched attacks against Antonio Weiss, who Obama nominated as Treasury undersecretary for domestic finance.

  • Ending too big to fail

    Former chair of the FDIC Sheila Bair, talks about putting shareholders, not taxpayers, on the hook for banks that fail.

  • Retirement savings piggy bank

    Years after the financial crisis, many Americans still don't trust Wall Street and the banks with their money. Former FDIC chief Sheila Bair has some advice.

  • Shelia Bair on 'rigged' stock market debate

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair provides perspective on the great debate of high-frequency trading.

  • Shelia Bair: Banks need to meet stress test expectations

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair reacts to Citigroup's $400 million fraud investigations and discusses banking expectations.

  • Sheila Bair: Warren Buffett for CNBC's Top 25

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair nominates Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs and Yahoo's Marissa Mayer to CNBC's Top 25 Contender list for their focus on customer satisfaction.

  • Sheila Bair: I applaud the Fed

    Former FDIC chair Sheila Bair explains why more capital in the U.S banking system is a competitive strength for our economy.

  • Executive Edge: Economist changes 20-year deflation call

    Economist David Rosenberg suggests Bernanke will be successful in his anti-deflation drive; Sheila Bair criticizes the Fed in her new column on Fortune's website, and some U.S. companies are relocating to Europe in an attempt to reduce taxes, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.

  • Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    President Obama is in the process of interviewing three candidates for the position at the helm of the central bank: Larry Summers, Janet Yellen, and a dark horse, Donald Kohn.

  • Bair: 'Too Big to Fail' May Be Over

    Former chair of the FDIC Sheila Bair discusses her disappointment with the implementation of Dodd-Frank, and how the mandate could change the industry.

  • Sheila Bair on Libor Scheme & DOJ Post S&P

    Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair of Pew Charitable Trusts discusses whether she was surprised by the DOJ's civil lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, and offers her opinion on the LIBOR scandal.

  • Bair on Regulation In Hotel Industry

    Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair discusses the future of regulation in regards to the hotel industry and commercial real estate, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Pres. Obama to Name Jack Lew Treasury Secretary: Source

    CNBC's John Harwood reports according to a source, President Obama will name Jack Lew as the new Treasury Secretary, replacing Tim Geithner as early as tomorrow. Also, reaction to the new appointment from Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair.

  • A 'Nixon to China' Moment for Geithner?

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has an opportunity to show some independence from Wall Street in his role as the Obama administration’s lead negotiator in the “fiscal cliff” discussions, former FDIC chair Sheila Bair told CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” on Tuesday.

  • *Bair renews backing for ideas like ending $1 per share. *Fund firms seek compromise for oversight of $2.5 trillion industry.