Financial  Regulations

Financial Regulations

June 28, 2010

After months of wrangling Congress will likely pass legislation to radically reshape the U.S. financial sector: What the new rules will mean for banks, consumers and the regulatory powers of government.

Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation

Financial Regulatory Reform Legislation

April 26, 2010

The Senate takes up regulatory reform - what it may mean for Wall Street and Main Street.

Financial Regulatory Reform

Financial Regulatory Reform

April 19, 2010

Senate Majority leader Harry Reid plans to bring to a vote legislation overhauling the U.S. financial system. What the proposal could mean for Wall Street and why many Republicans oppose it.

Simon Johnson: "13 Bankers" (Rebroadcast)

April 1, 2010

recent U.S. financial history and how to prevent a future meltdown

Student Loan Overhaul

Student Loan Overhaul

March 30, 2010

Revamping student loan programs.

Jobless and Looking

Jobless and Looking

March 18, 2010

The struggle to find work when jobs are scarce.

The President's National Export Initiative

The President's National Export Initiative

March 15, 2010

President Obama wants to double U.S. exports in five years. A senior State Department official explains the administration's five-step plan to expand sales of goods and services abroad.

Greek Debt Crisis

Greek Debt Crisis

March 10, 2010

The latest on the debt crisis in Greece. The Greek prime minister meets with President Obama and calls for an investigation into currency speculation. What Greece's troubles could mean for Europe and the world.

The Credit C.A.R.D Act

March 9, 2010

New restrictions on credit card companies take effect. What the new law means for consumers and banks, and loopholes to watch out for.

Foreclosure Risks in Home and Commercial Real Estate Markets

February 22, 2010

Concerns are growing that the home mortgage crisis will extend to the commercial real estate market. We discuss the Obama administration's latest plan to help stem foreclosures in the hardest hit housing markets and what a new wave of...

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