It was unclear whether Obama would announce new policies in the speech.
His administration has proposed an overhaul of the financial system that would include giving the Federal Reserve, the U.S. central bank, authority to regulate large financial companies. It also would create a new consumer protection agency to make and enforce rules for financial products.
On Thursday Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner commented on the proposed regulations.
“You cannot have an effective financial system if banks get to choose who their regulators are. They get to shop for the weakest. You can’t have a system that works if they get to choose how much capital they hold. If they get to decide where to hold risk, it doesn’t work. We had a test of that, it didn’t work out so well for the country.”
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