8 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Wall Street Facing New U.S. Scrutiny of Derivatives-Rule Tactic
Wall Street banks face heightened scrutiny from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission over their latest tactic to escape U.S. trading rules for overseas derivatives.
14 hrs ago
GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., listens to comments by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., as she and fellow Democrats criticize the efforts of Republicans to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law, Wednesday ... (more)
Tue Jul 29, 2014
29 Members of Congress Ask California to Boost Film Tax Credits
A bill to do so, AB 1839, has passed the state Assembly and is pending in the Senate.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
urges RBC amendment at panel mark-up
July 28, 2014 - In a letter today to House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, and Ranking Member Maxine Waters, D-Calif., NAFCU Vice President of Legislative Affairs Brad Thaler urged the committee to support a risk-based capital amendment to H.R. 4042, the "Community Bank Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements ... (more)
Heald College owner accused of deceptive ads in recruitment push amid collapse
Corinthian Colleges Inc., the owner of dozens of U.S. higher-education campuses like Heald College, continues to recruit more students, some say deceptively, as the company is waist deep in financial troubles that could close all its campuses unless it finds a buyer, Mercury News reported .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Black Voice News
Los Angeles Gets Spotlight in Videotaped Highway Police Beating of Black Woman
By Charlene Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call LOS ANGELES - There is no sound but you almost hear the thud of blows landing on a Black woman pinned to the ground by a bulky California Highway Patrolman.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Heald, other Corinthian-owned colleges continue to recruit students as company closes
"How could your life change? You'll never know unless you call Everest now," ends one TV spot for Corinthian-owned Everest College that aired as recently as Tuesday during the Jerry Springer show.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
This Is a Bank That Deserves a Run
Just as the Internet grants eternal life to bad humor, the federal government bestows eternity on bad ideas.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Delamaide: Bank rules win fans
Delamaide: Bank rules win fans GOP critics of the Dodd-Frank Act are finding the public likes its consumer protections.
Democratic Report on Dodd-Frank Law Documents Progress, Efforts to Undercut It
The report highlights the significant milestones achieved by regulators, while underscoring there is much more to do.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
National Mortgage News
Housing Groups Criticize Single-Family Rental Investment Firms
Eight Reasons the Housing Recovery's Been So Slow From tight credit conditions to empty nesters, here is a litany of problems weighing on the housing market, as summarized in the minutes of last month's Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The Wall Street Journal
Barney Frank to Testify on Dodd-Frank on Wednesday
It's rare that anyone gets too excited about a hearing on Wall Street regulation, but this Wednesday it might just be time to break out the popcorn.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
New Boost for RIA Exam Funding Bill
Why Clients Need Help With Family Governance Many clients don't know this area of expertise exists, but they know they need help with it, says Paul Pagnato, whose Pagnato-Karp Group works with UHNW families.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Senate approves TRIA extension
July 18, 2014 - The Senate approved a reauthorization of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act for seven years, passing S. 2244 through a vote of 93-4.
Lawsuit filed in LA woman's pummeling by patrolman
In this July 1, 2014 image made from video provided by motorist David Diaz, a California Highway Patrol officer straddles a woman while punching her in the head on the shoulder of a Los Angeles freeway.
Farmington Daily Times
Immigrants and the Cootie Offense
In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles' iconic City Hall.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Modesto Bee
CHP seizes medical records of woman seen punched
Chris Arevalo, executive administrator for psychiatric services at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, confirmed that the CHP served the search warrant Tuesday for Marlene Pinnock's records.
Live blog and video: Day 2 of Janet Yellen's report to Congress
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will go before the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday to discuss the central bank's semi-annual monetary policy report.
Republicans reject SEC user-fee amendment to appropriations bill
House Republicans shot down an attempt by Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., to amend a spending bill with legislation designed to increase the number of investment-adviser exams the Securities and Exchange Commission performs.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
House panel split on Operation Choke Point
House Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Chairman Patrick McHenry, R-N.C., led Tuesday's hearing on Operation Choke Point.