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‘First Look’ window for Fannie, Freddie REOs could stay open longer

Two prominent Democrats on the Senate Banking Committee are pushing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator to prolong the time period during which first-time homebuyers and other owner-occupants get a “First Look” at purchasing homes repossessed by the mortgage giants...

Here Is The Only Thing You Need To Know As Goldman's|New York Fed's Bill Dudley Testifies To The Senate

As everyone listens in silence as Goldman's New York Fed's Bill Dudley gets emotional during his Senate Banking Committee testimony, and his only response to why there is Goldman capture of the NY Fed being that $3 trillion in Fed excess...Show More Summary

After Criticism, Fed Will Study Wall St. Oversight

The Senate Banking Committee’s financial institutions subcommittee will hold a hearing on Friday to question whether bank regulators are too close to the firms they regulate.

Goldman May Hear Harsh Words at Hearing, But Has Backed Many on Panel

As Goldman Sachs prepares for more unwelcome publicity tomorrow at a Senate Banking Committee hearing, these things are certain: The financial giant’s many lobbyists will be working in overdrive, and the company’s million-dollar PAC will be considering writing checks to a host of lawmakers — some of them on the House or Senate Banking Committees.…

Here Are The Highlights From The Senate's Finding That Banks Manipulate Physical Commodities - Live Hearing Feed

After two years, and 396 pages of report, the Senate investigations committee finds (translating their gobbledygook into English) that the banks did indeed corner and rig the commodity market. As Bloomberg reports, the Senate panel said...Show More Summary

Why Property Managers Should Remind Clients to Refinance NOW

“There is no formula or mechanical answer I can give you,” said Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen when the ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee pressed her for details about the Fed’s plans for continuing the Quantitative Easing and Zero-Interest policies that have propped the economy up since 2008. Show More Summary

Bitcoin evangelist Andreas Antonopoulos wows Canada’s Senate Committee on Banking

2 months agoTechnology : Pando Daily

As regulators around the world attempt to get a handle on the emerging virtual- and crypto-currency phenomenon, today, Canada’s Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce is meeting in a session called “Study on the use of digital...Show More Summary

What the 'Do Nothing Congress' Is Doing on ISIL

Keeping the government running, ensuring that the Import-Export Bank continues to function, sending a jobs package over the Senate, naming post offices, and preparing for the Benghazi committee hearings are all at the top of the congressional "to-do" list over the next twelve days. Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Grills Banker Over Cruel Student Loan Policies (Video)

Senator Elizabeth Warren pushed on a banker testifying before the Senate Banking Committee about student loans Thursday. She wasn't gentle. From her Facebook page: In 2005, banking lobbyists successfully convinced Congress to remove bankruptcy protections for private student loan borrowers. Show More Summary

Just One Hedge Fund Dodged $6 Billion in Taxes, Senate Committee Finds

4 months agoNews : Truthdig

Shutterstock Sen. Carl Levin’s Subcommittee on Investigations looked into some shady banking practices and reported that a hedge fund called A Renaissance Technologies LLC found a clever way of cheating the IRS. With the help of twoShow More Summary

4 smart takes on the Fed's cautious optimism

The Fed will keep propping up the economy, said Binyamin Appelbaum in The New York Times. That was the main message Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen delivered this week when she appeared before the Senate Banking Committee to deliver the central bank's semiannual monetary policy report. Show More Summary

Daily State Of The Markets: Which Matters More: Yellen Or Earnings/Econ Data?

By David Moenning: The big event of Tuesday was Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony on monetary policy before the Senate Banking Committee. No one really expected Ms. Yellen to break any new ground with her prepared testimony. Show More Summary

The Federal Reserve Uses Small-Cap, Social Media Stocks To Display Vigilance On Valuations

By Dr. Duru: On July 15th, the Federal Reserve released its latest Monetary Policy Report as a part ofChair Janet Yellen's testimony before the Senate's Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. The report covers recent economic and financial developments, monetary policy, and a summary of economic projections. Show More Summary

Janet Yellen: 'Too many Americans remain unemployed'

Janet Yellen today took the stand in front of the Senate Banking Committee to answer questions about the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus, the ongoing economic recovery, banking regulation, fiscal policy, and a host of other topics. Show More Summary

Janet Yellen answers Senate questions

Janet Yellen today took the stand in front of the Senate Banking Committee to answer questions about the Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus, the ongoing economic recovery banking regulation, fiscal policy and a host of other topics....Show More Summary

The Federal Reserve Chief Just Poured Cold Water on Social Media Valuations

Janet Yellen, the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, just poured cold water on the social media sector Ahead of her appearance before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Yellen released the Fed's semi-annual Monetary Policy Report. Show More Summary

Yellen: Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testimony "Semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress" Before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, Washington, D.C. (starts at 10 AM ET): In sum, since the February Monetary...Show More Summary

Yellen: Labor market healing but economy still needs Fed support

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday said the U.S. labor market is healing but still needs support from the nation’s central bank. In prepared testimony for a hearing before the Senate Banking Committee, Yellen noted that hiring has picked up compared to last year, averaging 230,000 net new jobs per month this year. The […]

Yellen Says 'Significant' Slack Remains In The Labor Market

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is set to deliver her semiannual monetary policy report before the Senate Banking Committee at 10:00 am ET. These are Yellen's first comments since her press conference on June 18, which followed the latest FOMC meeting. Since that meeting, we've gotten a bunch of economic data, headlined by the June jobs report. Show More Summary

10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell (DIA, SPY, SPX, QQQ, MSFT, JPM, GS)

Good morning! Here's what you need to know: Here Comes Janet Yellen! Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen heads to Congress to give her Semiannual Monetary Policy Report. She will address the Senate Banking Committee today at 10:00 a.m. Show More Summary

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