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Trump says he’s considering moves to break up Wall Street banks

05/01/17

President Donald Trump said he is actively considering breaking up giant Wall Street banks, giving a push to efforts to revive a Depression-era law separating consumer lending and investment banking.

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Big banks will always be too big, Glass-Steagall or not

04/24/17

Data analysis shows that a 21st-century version of the Depression-era limitations on bank activities will do little to meet the goals laid out by its proponents.

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Trump memos call for review of systemic designation

04/21/17

President Trump's executive orders question Obama-era financial crisis prevention system.

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'This is child's play': Comments of the week

04/14/17

Readers weigh in on a notable OCC personnel change, the Scottrade breach, the ability of corporate owners to still be anonymous and more.

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Can Treasury drop MetLife appeal? It's complicated

04/12/17

Lawmakers and others want the Trump administration to drop the Financial Stability Oversight Council's appeal of a controversial court ruling, but doing so may be harder than it sounds.

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Sorry, Jamie. 'Too big to fail' is alive and well

04/12/17

The risks associated with a megabank collapse still pose huge problems for the industry, despite assurances from the head of the nation’s largest bank.

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Fed’s Kashkari: Dimon ‘demonstrably’ wrong on TBTF, bank capital

04/06/17

In a blog post published Thursday, Neel Kashkari criticized key parts of Jamie Dimon’s annual letter to JPMorgan Chase shareholders.

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Trump’s ‘core’ regulatory principles warrant more scrutiny

03/14/17

The administration’s executive order on financial regulation is open to interpretation, but the document will likely serve as the touchstone for financial regulators in the years ahead.

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Will OCC charter make fintechs too big to fail?

01/27/17

Critics fear a large player obtaining a charter could quickly be seen as systemically important to the economy, while supporters argue there will be safeguards in place.

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