All Eyes on Congress
- WALL STREET OUTRAGE. // Tennessee Tribune;3/4/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p4A
In this article the author discusses the issues regarding the increased of bonuses for financial executives to 25%, despite the fact that millions of Americans are not employed.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. CARLSON, EUGENE; MAGNANI, BOB; D'ANNE, DENISE; HOVIS, GERALD T.; IÑIGO, RAFAEL M.; LOVELACE, WILLIAM P.; DiGIOVANNI, RON // Progressive Populist;2/1/2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles published in various issues including "Ending the Fire Zone Subsidy" by Dave Sirota from the January 1 to 15, 2014 issue, "Retrograde Trade" by Wayne O'Leary from the same issue, and "Polarization" by Bob Burnett.
- Get ready, New York, for smaller Wall Street. Elstein, Aaron // Crain's New York Business;7/12/2010, Vol. 26 Issue 28, p1
The article presents the author's comments regarding the impact of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill of the U.S. on Wall Street in New York City. The author states that though the bill is less restrictive than many bankers had feared, it could affect their industry's profits for years by...
- New rules curb Wall Street. RICHARDSON, LEN // Farmer;Dec2010, Vol. 128 Issue 12, p14
The article reports on the impact of the Wall Street reform bill signed by President Barack Obama which will restrict excessive speculation by big Wall Street banks on agriculture commodity futures markets that has harmed U.S. farmers and countries battling hunger.
- Progress Seen On Bill Limiting Deferred Comp. Postal, Arthur D. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;3/5/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 9, p33
The article reports that insurance industry officials have claimed that they have made significant progress in explicating to the U.S. Congress the incorrectness of altering laws on deferred compensation packages, as seen in the Senate version of minimum wage legislation. David Stertzer of the...
- TWO WAYS TO BUILD (MUCH) BETTER BANKS. Matters, Craig // Money;Dec2009, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p16
The author offers observations on the financial reform blueprint that was unveiled in June 2009 by the U.S. Treasury Department. He discusses plans for regulating how brokerages and banks deal with customers, the reaction of Wall Street lobbyists to the legislation, the proposed Consumer...
- The Accidental Congressman. BLACKWELL, ROB // ISO & Agent Weekly;5/6/2013, Vol. 9 Issue 18, p59
The article offers information on Barney Frank, an American politician who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts from 1981 to 2013. It states that Frank is a liberal hero and played a key role in the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, better...
- THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY AND NEW YORK CITY. David, Greg // Financial History;Spring2009, Issue 94, p24
The article presents an exploration into the history of Wall Street in New York City and the financial sector of the U.S. economy during the 1980s and continuing into the 21st-century. Focus is given to the booms and busts of the three decades, highlighting how the New York financial district...
- Obama's Wall Street Dalliance Demoralizing Democratic Base. Bybee, Roger // Progressive Populist;3/15/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p12
The article focuses on the on the move of the U.S. President Barack Obama concerning Wall Street bonuses. It states that President Obama has expressed hesitation to cap executive bonuses for fear of driving away top talent including Jamie Dimon, chief executive officer of J.P. Morgan Chase and...