Mary Jo White, outgoing chairman of the SEC, listens during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, June 14, 2016. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg The Securities and Exchange Commission recently announced its Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations’ 2017 examination priorities. Public pension advisers [...]
The Senate Banking committee had a hot seat reserved for Donald Trump's Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary nominee, Ben Carson, at this week's confirmation hearing...
He made the comment in a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.
During his confirmation hearing Thursday, Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee alternated between cordial exchanges with Housing and Urban Development nominee Ben Carson and pressing him hard on potential conflicts of interest between...Show More Summary
The Senate Banking committee hearing for Dr. Ben Carson, President elect Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, was a job interview for someone who did not want the job. Carson, who in November reportedly...Show More Summary
Dr. Ben Carson is being questioned by the Senate Banking Committee today for his position as Donald Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. The confirmation is all but a done deal, because obviously Ben Carson deserves the position because...
It’s Ben Carson’s turn in the hot seat as the former neurosurgeon and onetime opponent of President-elect Donald Trump sits before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs on Thursday morning in hopes of being voted head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Carson’s nomination was a bit of a shock […]
On January 12, the Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee started confirmation hearings for Ben Carson, who President-elect Donald Trump nominated to lead the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). But not everyone...Show More Summary
Retired neurosurgeon and former presidential candidate Ben Carson will appear before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee today for a hearing on his nomination to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Donald Trump administration. The hearing begins at 10:00 a.m. EST: Watch above, via NBC. [Image via screengrab]
Carson, in remarks prepared for Thursday's hearing before the Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee, talked about growing up in inner-city Detroit with a single mother who had a third-grade education. She worked numerous jobs to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table. Show More Summary
The chairman of the California Senate’s banking committee blasted Wells Fargo on Monday for failing to answer questions about the bank’s accounts scandal and for not sending Chief Executive Tim Sloan or another representative to a committee hearing. Committee Chairman Steve Glazer (D-Orinda) said...
My latest Macro Musings podcast is with Mark Calabria of the Cato Institute. We discussed his time doing financial regulation and Fed policy as a senior staffer on the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. We also spent some time discussing his new paper on applying behavioral economics to Fed policy. Show More Summary
The Senate Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce conducted two days of hearings last week on the Copyright Board of Canada. The hearings featured members from the Board, leading copyright collectives and associations, and a panel of individuals that included law professors and practitioners. Show More Summary
The Democrat stayed at hotels, used campaign funds, public money or let others pick up his tab. Campaign spokesman Ben Ray says it was normal for Bayh to meet with financial leaders because he served on the Senate banking committee.
The Indiana Right to Life Political Action Committee (PAC) endorses Todd Young in his race for U.S. Senate. The PAC also endorses U.S. House candidates Jackie Walorski (District 2), Jim Banks (District 3), Todd Rokita (District 4), Susan Brooks (District 5), Luke Messer (District 6), Catherine (Cat) Ping (District 7), Larry Bucshon (District 8) and […]
John Stumpf is the gift that keeps giving to bank reformers. The embattled CEO of Wells Fargo put in another poor showing in the House Financial Services Committee today, as Stumpf largely reprised his performance from the Senate last week: Asserting that he would “make it right” to all harmed customers, when the bank’s plans […]
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 14: SEC Chairman Mary Jo White testifies during a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, June 14, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Cheap bonds are hard to find in a world dominated by negative short-term interest rates. Record-low [...]
After Wells Fargo & Co. Chief Executive and Chairman John Stumpf was grilled by members of the Senate Banking Committee last week, regulators took the stand to answer senators’ questions about their investigation into the bank’s sales practices. But one key figure was missing from the action: Los...
Last week, Congress engaged in a bipartisan barrage of CEO bashing. The Senate Banking Committee assailed Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf for pushing employees to create as many as two million bogus bank and credit card accounts without customer’s consent – making customers pay overdraft and late fees...