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Judges punish Wall Street as regulators just talk about reform

As the White House and Congress debate how to regulate financial firms to avoid another economic crisis, judges have assumed the point position in punishing Wall Street for causing the worst recession since the 1930s. The executive and legislative branches ...

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Federal vs. states’ power to regulate banks weighed

U.S. Supreme Court justices weighed the power of state authorities to investigate the practices of federally chartered banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co. Hearing arguments Tuesday in Washington, several members of the court said states ...

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JPMorgan, banks to halt foreclosures for three weeks

Citigroup Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of America Corp., Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo & Co. agreed to suspend foreclosures while the Obama administration crafts a housing plan to modify mortgages for troubled borrowers. Citigroup will halt foreclosures through ...

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Banks’ ‘catatonic fear’ means consumers don’t get relief

As the new owner of $172.5 billion of preferred shares and warrants in 208 U.S. financial institutions, the Treasury Department hasn’t succeeded in thawing frozen credit markets, leaving taxpayers propping up an industry that won’t lend to them. While inter-bank ...

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