Elizabeth Warren

Warren questions Fed resolve on mergers after BB&T-SunTrust deal

02/08/19

“The board's record of summarily approving mergers raises doubts about whether it will serve as a meaningful check on this consolidation that creates a new too big to fail bank,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren said in a letter to the Fed.

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House panel schedules long-awaited hearing on pot banking

02/06/19

The Feb. 13 hearing marks a turning point in long-running efforts in Washington to ease bankers' fears about serving the cannabis industry.

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'Can it be that these people take themselves seriously?': Comments of the week

02/01/19

Readers weigh in on calls that regulators consider the financial risks from climate change, respond to Trump administration plans to overhaul the housing finance system, consider GOP strategy on the House Financial Services Committee and more.

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Tragedy in Florida, mortgage data breach, steel-cage match for deposits: Top stories of the week

01/25/19

A man entered a SunTrust branch in Sebring, Fla., and shot and killed five women, four of whom were bank employees; 24 million mortgage documents exposed in data security lapse; the battle for deposits is like 'a steel-cage' match; and more from this week's most-read stories.

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Banks didn't cause the shutdown — why are they on the defensive?

01/24/19

The question of what banks are doing to aid government workers shows how the industry is still struggling to rebuild its image following the crisis.

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Scott to lead Senate Banking's financial institutions subcommittee

01/18/19

The South Carolina Republican will take over for Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., as part of a reshuffling of subcommittee assignments.

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Warren demands details on Mnuchin's December calls to bank CEOs

01/18/19

In letters to the Treasury secretary and CEOs of the largest banks, the Massachusetts Democrat questioned why Mnuchin was trying to quell liquidity fears that had not previously been mentioned by regulators.

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'He let the gas out of her bloated, unruly lawsuit machine': Comments of the week

01/18/19

Readers react to Sen. Elizabeth Warren's investigation into former acting Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney's job talks, weigh Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's potential impact on the Financial Services Committee, consider the future of cryptocurrency and more.

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Warren presses Wells Fargo on student fees

01/17/19

A CFPB report revealed that the fees charged to college students by Wells Fargo for financial products are three times higher than average. Sen. Warren wants to know why.

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Warren asks big banks for details on their shutdown response

01/16/19

Sen. Elizabeth Warren questioned the five largest U.S. retail banks in a letter on what they are doing to reduce the impact of the government shutdown on customers.

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