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  • Elizabeth Warren to step down from consumer agency Monday

     
    Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor who has organized the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will step down from her administration advisor position Monday and be replaced as de facto acting director by a top aide, the Treasury Department...
  • Elizabeth Warren's next stop -- Legoland

     
    When you win the Super Bowl, you head to Walt Disney World. But where do you go when you lose out on a prized federal government nomination? For Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard law professor whom President Obama did not choose......
  • Richard Cordray is best choice to head consumer bureau, Obama says

     
    Saying middle-class families needed a strong watchdog in Washington, President Obama on Monday nominated former Ohio Atty. Gen. Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. "As Ohio's attorney general, Rich helped recover billions...
  • Richard Cordray is nominee to head Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [Video] [Updated]

     
    President Obama will nominate former Ohio Atty. Gen. Richard Cordray to head the new agency to protect consumers in the financial marketplace, acting just days before it is set to begin operations. After months of speculation about who would lead......
  • New Consumer Financial Protection Bureau launches website and asks for feedback

     
    The still-forming Consumer Financial Protection Bureau -- a centerpiece of the overhaul of financial rules enacted last year -- launched its website Thursday, seeking feedback on the agency's creation and priorities. The beta version of the site, www....
  • Top watchdog for the $700-billion bailout fund resigns

     
    Neil M. Barofsky, the outspoken special inspector general who has been the top watchdog of the $700-billion financial bailout fund, submitted his resignation to President Obama on Monday. Barofsky often has been sharply critical of the way the Treasury...
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to take over home of failed regulatory agency

     
    The new agency created to protect consumers in the financial marketplace will be housed permanently in the soon-to-be-vacated home of a regulator that is being shut down largely because of its failure to protect average Americans from the subprime...
  • Top Senate Republican blasts proposed foreclosure settlement as a "regulatory shakedown"

     
    Alabama Republican Sen. Richard Shelby on Wednesday blasted efforts by federal and state officials to reach a settlement with mortgage servicers over botched foreclosures as a "regulatory shakedown" by the Obama administration that goes far beyond...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Nasdaq seeking NYSE. Elizabeth Warren's new mission.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,388 per ounce, down 2.6% from Monday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11,769.06, down 1.9% from Monday. Global stock fears. Indexes around the world were heading down on Tuesday due to fears about the......
  • Elizabeth Warren defends new consumer financial agency against strong criticism from Republicans

     
    Elizabeth Warren, the Obama administration adviser setting up the controversial Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, strongly defended the new agency Wednesday against sharp Republican criticism that it is an unaccountable and dangerous new bureaucracy....
  • Hard to protect investors without funding, SEC's Schapiro says

     
    While funding for the regulatory agency is under fire in Washington, D.C., it will be difficult for the Securities and Exchange Commission to implement new regulations or set up its long-awaited office of investor advocate, SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro...