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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.
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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.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Los Angeles gets spotlight in videotaped highway police beating of Black woman
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.
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
CHP boss calls for more training in wake of beating
Joe Farrow California Highway Patrol commissioner talks about the beating to Marlene Pinnock, after she reportedly walked into traffic on the 10 Freeway near the La Brea Avenue on-ramp on July 1 to members of the Sacramento Bee editorial board on Monday, July 14, 2014.
The Wall Street Journal
House Republicans to Huddle Tuesday On Export-Import Bank
House Republicans plan to meet Tuesday afternoon to discuss how to approach the Export-Import Bank, which will no longer be able to guarantee new financing in October if lawmakers don't reauthorize its charter.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Lawyer: Woman beaten on Calif. freeway traumatized by video
According to her lawyer, Marlene Pinnock, a 51-year-old great-grandmother now has double vision and painful lumps to her head and shoulder after a CHP officer was caught on camera repeatedly punching her.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Maxine Waters, top Democrat on House financial committee, calls for hearing on adviser oversight
California Democrat cites stats showing that every year, SEC examines just 9% of the roughly 11,000 RIAs under its purview The top Democrat on the House Financial Services Committee on Friday called for a hearing to explore ways for the Securities and Exchange Commission to increase its oversight of investment advisers.
Inquiry into CHP punching video demanded
Some have called for criminal charges to be brought against the officer, who has not been named by the CHP.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Community Leaders Call For Attorney General's Investigation Into CHP Beating Video
Community leaders held a news conference Thursday calling for Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct an immediate investigation into the video released that shows a California Highway Patrol officer beating a woman.
Wall Street Journal
Partisan Divide Over Fed on Display as Congressional Panel Considers Bill
The polarization of American politics now extends to the issue of whether interest rates should be determined by mathematical formulas.