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  • 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.

  • Vikram Pandit, who steered Citigroup through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed, abruptly left the bank on Tuesday, stepping down as CEO and as a director. The move shocked Wall Street, and Citigroup offered no explanation.

  • NEW YORK-- In picking Michael Corbat to take over as CEO of Citigroup, the board of directors chose a low-profile veteran of the bank _ a sharp contrast to Vikram Pandit, his suddenly departed predecessor. Corbat, 52, has spent his entire career at Citigroup and its affiliated businesses.

  • Bair: Pandit Departure Good For Shareholders

    Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair, discusses the sudden departure of Citigroup CEO, Vikram Pandit, and weighs in on the new CEO, Michael Corbat.

  • Vikram Pandit, who steered Citigroup through the 2008 financial crisis and the choppy years that followed, abruptly left the bank on Tuesday, stepping down as CEO and as a director. A second top executive resigned as part of the shake-up: President and Chief Operating Officer John Havens, who also served as CEO of Citi's Institutional Client Group.

  • The Systemic Risk Council, led by former Federal Deposit Insurance Corp Chairman Sheila Bair, in a letter on Thursday urged top U.S. regulators to implement so-called Basel III standards more quickly, to include a stricter limit on leverage in large banks and reduce the exposure of banks to each other.

  • Sheila Bair

    A fundamental clash of philosophies ran throughout the response to the financial crisis, Sheila Bair, former head of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told CNBC’s "Power Lunch" on Tuesday.

  • Bair: Geithner Did What He Thought Was Right

    Former FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair discusses her new book called, "Bull By the Horns," and shares her perspective on the financial crisis. "I think [Timothy Geithner] did what he thought was right, it's just that we had a profoundly different philosophical disagreement," she says.

  • Sheila Bair

    Additional easing from the Federal Reserve won’t result in more bank lending, Sheila Bair, the former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Monday.

  • Bair Worries About Inflation Risk

    Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, continues her discussion on regulations; the future of the euro; and whether the Fed will be able to deal with inflation.

  • Time to Break Up the Big Banks?

    Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, discusses how Dodd-Frank legislation gave regulators a process to deal with insolvent banks and weighs in on whether TARP worked.

  • Happy Birthday, Dodd-Frank!

    Former FDIC chairwoman, Sheila Bair talks about the Libor scandal, regulatory reform and why banks need to put more of their own money at risk.

  • Bair on Averting a European Bank Run

    Former chair of the FDIC, Sheila Bair, discusses the looming fiscal fiasco in Europe; JPMorgan's trading losses; and weighs in on Barclays rate fixing scandal.

  • Time to Break Up Big Banks?

    Regulators should encourage big banks to restructure themselves, says Sheila Bair, Pew Charitable Trusts and former FDIC chair, explaining why she sees the U.S. banking system as "vulnerable."

  • ATM

    The latest stress test results showed banks are stronger but didn't detail all the risks to investors, Sheila Bair, the former head of the FDIC, told CNBC.

  • Sheila Bair on Banks, Economy & Oversight

    Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair, says stress tests are good, but they cannot substitute capital rules. She also explains why money market funds remain at risk and require more oversight, with CNBC's Maria Bartiromo.

  • Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair said Thursday she believed Europe was heading into a recession, but she sounded confident about U.S. banks.