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  • People walk past the entrance to the Goldman Sachs investment offices in Peterborough Court on October 10, 2016 in London, England.

    A legal loophole allows major banks to avoid telling American authorities about certain trading in financial instruments known as derivatives.

  • SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0800 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing Session 1 "Macroeconomics of price and wage-setting" at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0830 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0800 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing Session 1 "Macroeconomics of price and wage-setting" at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0830 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing...

  • Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.

    With changes to the Volcker Rule, odds rise that Wall Street traders can make a killing – or be killed — trading in markets.

  • WASHINGTON, May 30- U.S. regulators on Wednesday proposed simplifying a rule introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis that bans banks from trading on their own account in order to make compliance easier for many firms. The country's 18 banks with more than $10 billion in trading assets, which together account for 95 percent of all trading activity, face...

  • WASHINGTON, May 30- U.S. regulators on Wednesday proposed simplifying a rule introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis that bans banks from trading on their own account in order to make compliance easier for many firms. The country's 18 banks with more than $10 billion in trading assets, which together account for 95 percent of all trading activity, face...

  • WASHINGTON, May 29- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will propose changes to the so-called Volcker Rule banning banks from making risky bets with their own cash, kicking off a lengthy effort to rework one of the central rules introduced following the 2007-2009 financial crisis. It is named after Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman and economic...

  • (L-R) Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Janet Yellen, former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul Volker, former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan and current Chairman Ben Bernanke.

    There's pretty clear evidence that the path of rates has had a near-perfect correlation with the physical stature of the Fed chair.

  • President Donald Trump.

    The White House says its proposed budget and policies would boost growth to levels not seen in decades. The CBO remains unconvinced.

  • President Donald Trump meets with executives and union representatives from the Harley Davidson company at the White House on February 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    President Trump thinks the country is "a mess." But it's not showing up in much of the latest economic data.

  • Donald Trump

    The national debt would surge under a Donald Trump presidency, though not as much as originally thought, according to a new analysis.

  • Executive Edge: Super Fed talk

    CNBC's Steve Liesman provides highlights from Thursday night's event where Fed Chair Janet Yellen was joined by predecessors Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker. Yellen said the Fed remains in gradual hiking mode and the U.S. is not a bubble economy.

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen (L to R) and former Federal Reserve chairs Ben Bernanke and Paul Volcker appear together for the first time in New York, April 7, 2016. The panel is geared toward millennials and focused on decision-making with international implications.

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen touted the strength of the United States economy and said she did not regret the December rate hike.

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    April is one of the market's best months. But a poor earnings season and March's heady gains could cause lackluster returns.

  • Jeb Bush and Donald Trump

    Growth is the singular economic issue of our time, says Larry Kudlow. He thinks Bush and Trump have the best ideas on taxes.

  • America's epic struggle to create the Federal Reserve

    Opposition has been going on since Hamilton/Jefferson, says Roger Lowenstein, New York Times Magazine, providing an inside look at the creation of the nation's central bank.

  • Janet Yellen

    What is the Federal Reserve going to do? No one knows, but here's a solution: a 1/8 of a point rate hike.

  • Paul Volcker, former chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve

    Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker shared his thoughts on the liquidity of the bond market.

  • Fed has increased risk: Dick Bove

    Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital VP of equity research, reacts to the Fed's decision to give banks an extra 2 years to conform to the part of the Volcker Rule that would force them to sell "riskier" forms of debt.

  • Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve.

    A U.S. bank regulator said the Volcker Rule could cost the industry a one-time annual charge of up to $4.3 billion.