Federal Reserve

It Is Time for the Fed to Stop Bank Shareholder Payouts

It Is Time for the Fed to Stop Bank Shareholder Payouts

The Federal Reserve should order banks to preserve capital by retaining earnings and halting all shareholder payouts.

With Liberty, Justice, and Money for All

With Liberty, Justice, and Money for All

Scholar advocates for regulating banks like infrastructure.

Reining in Technocracy to Increase Democratic Legitimacy

Reining in Technocracy to Increase Democratic Legitimacy

Reducing the power of technocrats will strengthen democratic legitimacy and political stability.

Core Principles for Getting Financial Reform Right

Core Principles for Getting Financial Reform Right

The Treasury Department should follow key principles in conducting its review of regulations.

Are High Rents Inevitable?

Are High Rents Inevitable?

Experts tackle the problem of preserving affordable housing in booming real estate markets.

Are Independent Agencies Really Independent?

Are Independent Agencies Really Independent?

A federal court ruling revives questions about the insulation of independent agencies.

Currency Authority Proposes Ban on Bank Investments in Commercial Metals

Currency Authority Proposes Ban on Bank Investments in Commercial Metals

U.S. banking regulator seeks to stop banks from trading in metals like copper and aluminum.

New Reporting Requirements Imposed on Treasury Market

New Reporting Requirements Imposed on Treasury Market

In the wake of bizarre market behavior, regulators move to expand disclosure on Treasury trades.

GAO Calls on Government Leaders to Revisit Financial Regulatory Reform

GAO Calls on Government Leaders to Revisit Financial Regulatory Reform

Government Accountability Office issues report finding oversight system too fragmented and complex.

Reforming the Federal Reserve System

Reforming the Federal Reserve System

Penn scholar explains the role, structure, and possible changes to the Federal Reserve System.

Still Too Big to Fail?

Still Too Big to Fail?

President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve argues that banks still pose a threat of catastrophic failure.

Volcker Alliance Presents Reform Priorities

Volcker Alliance Presents Reform Priorities

At Penn panel discussion, former Fed chair’s group urges further financial regulatory reform.