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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.

The Marijuana Industry’s Access to Banks

The Marijuana Industry’s Access to Banks

Legal scholar offers solutions to regulatory obstacles preventing businesses from using financial institutions.

Financial Regulators Find Heightened Risks in Lending Behavior

Financial Regulators Find Heightened Risks in Lending Behavior

Rise in leveraged lending prompts concern among the top U.S. financial regulatory agencies.

Former Fed Chair Proposes Broad Changes to U.S. Financial Regulatory System

Former Fed Chair Proposes Broad Changes to U.S. Financial Regulatory System

Volcker Alliance releases report calling for new financial system oversight structure.

Senate Report Finds Strong Wall Street Influence on Commodities Markets

Senate Report Finds Strong Wall Street Influence on Commodities Markets

Legislators urge the Fed to increase oversight of large banks.

The State of Inequality in America

The State of Inequality in America

Federal Reserve Chair’s speech lays factual foundation for policy deliberation.

Fed Ends Quantitative Easing

Fed Ends Quantitative Easing

Central bank discontinues program of buying financial assets from commercial banks and returns focus to managing interest rates.