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Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker speaks at New York University in New York. March 2009. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 10, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of reporting and analysis on the finally-finalized rule. Continue reading

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September 21, 2013 | Blog

A collection of interviews with politicians, policymakers, journalists and one ex-banker about the systemic flaws that led our economy to the brink of collapse. Continue reading

This photo combo shows Fed Vice Chair Janet Yellen, left, and former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, J. Scott Applewhite)
September 16, 2013 | Blog

When it became clear that members of the president’s own party would not support his nomination as the next Fed chair, something had to give. Continue reading

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker speaks at New York University in New York. March 2009. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 7, 2012 | Blog
Missed deadlines and Congressional hearings put more speed bumps in the road to implementation for the Volcker Rule.
Sanford I. Weill of Travelers and John S. Reed of Citicorp shake hands at the start of a news conference in New York. April 1998.(AP/Richard Drew)
July 26, 2012 | Blog
In a surprising change of heart, the man who shattered the Glass-Steagall Act and practically invented too-big-to-fail banks calls for new regulations.
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July 15, 2012 | Moyers Moments

Ferdinand Pecora’s strong leadership during a Senate investigation into the ‘29 market crash shows what’s necessary to effect regulatory reform. Continue reading

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April 5, 2012

Volcker defends the rule — now under siege — that he says aims to end conflicts of interest between bankers and their customers. Continue reading

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April 3, 2012 | Moyers Moments

In this clip from March 2012, the former Citigroup chairman says he’d bring Glass-Steagall back from the grave. Continue reading

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March 16, 2012

Bill Moyers talks with former Senator Byron Dorgan about making sure big banks play by rules that protect consumers from financial calamity. Continue reading

Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., and Rep. Barney Frank, D-Mass., wait for President Barack Obama to sign the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection financial reform bill at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington. July 2010. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
March 16, 2012

Learn what you need to know about these financial reform legislative milestones. Continue reading

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March 16, 2012

Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup Chairman John Reed about his role in bringing down the Glass-Steagall Act. Continue reading

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March 16, 2012

Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore how our political and financial class shift economic benefits to the very top. Continue reading

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January 27, 2012

Revisiting a senator’s prescient speech about the financial calamity. Continue reading

Sanford I. Weill of Travelers and John S. Reed of Citicorp shake hands at the start of a news conference in New York. April 1998.(AP/Richard Drew)
January 27, 2012

An excerpt from Age of Greed, by Jeff Madrick Continue reading

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January 27, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Bill Moyers talks with former Citigroup chairman John Reed and former Senator Byron Dorgan to explore how our political and financial class shift economic benefits to the very top. Continue reading

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