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  • Biggest banks threaten 'future of capitalism,' Fed official says

     
    Thomas Hoenig, the head of the Federal Reserve’s Kansas City branch, has made a name for himself as an implacable foe of Too Big to Fail financial institutions. He tried to turn up the heat on the giants on Monday,......
  • Regulators increase new limits on debit card fees that large banks can charge to merchants

     
    Responding to an outcry from financial institutions, federal regulators on Wednesday significantly increased a new limit on fees that large banks can charge to merchants for processing debit card purchases, and they delayed the implementation of the cap...
  • Toomey votes no on Cordray

     
    Joining his party Thursday, Republican Pat Toomey rejected the nomination of Richard Cordray to be the director of the newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. All ten Republicans on the Senate Banking panel voted against Cordray, who would lead...
  • BofA + BofA 4ever!

     
    Maybe it's just that I've been paying closer attention -– it's football season, after all, so the TV gets a lot more "on" time in my house -- but I couldn't walk past the television in the last few days......
  • LV Sands defends casino effort after Bondi presser

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Las Vegas Sands, which has been lobbying for the destination casino bill for the past several years, released a public letter to Attorney General Pam Bondi this morning from Sands VP Andy Abboud as a counter to Bondi's comments in...
  • U.S. Mint to stop making presidential $1 coins to save taxpayer money

     
    $1 coins: The U.S. Mint will stop making $1 coins to save taxpayer money....
  • Japan supports U.S. sanctions, pledges to buy less Iranian oil

     
    Capping a diplomatic huddle in Tokyo with U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, Japanese central government officials pledged Thursday to buy less Iranian oil in a nod to Washington's campaign to sanction Iran over its nuclear program....
  • Africa calls for World Bank reform after Nigerian denied top post

     
    Africans call for World Bank reform after Africa's candidate for World Bank president is passed over: African financial leaders called for the reform of the World Bank and its process for selecting its leader, dominated for six decades by the US, after...
  • Jewish Federations help win new anti-Iran law

     
    A new law requires Florida-chartered banks to report information to the state on any accounts that might be linked to foreign financial institutions supporting terrorism. Aimed at Iran, the law stemmed from efforts by the Jewish Federations in Palm Beach....
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...
  • In a first, U.S. labels MS-13 street gang 'criminal organization'

     
    Federal authorities Thursday designated the notorious Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 as a “transnational criminal organization,” giving federal authorities more tools to fight the street gang that has its roots in Los Angeles. Under the designation,...