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Volcker Rule: CNBC Explains

Volcker Rule: CNBC Explains - The Volcker Rule, the FDIC, Trading for Volcker Rule, Banks and Volcker Rule - CNBC

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from NYTimes.com

Cheers for Paul Volcker

What happened at the #FederalReserve on 10/21/1985? Read New York Times op ed about Paul #Volcker and his role as Fed chair. #BackToTheFuture

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from CNNMoney

Financial regulators approve long-awaited Volcker Rule

Banking regulators on Tuesday unveiled the Volcker Rule, a central element of sweeping Dodd-Frank financial reform law.

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01:19 01:19   What is the 'Volcker Rule' A federal regulation that prohibits banks from conducting certain investment activities with their own accounts, and limits their ownership of and relationship with hedge funds and private equity funds, also called covered funds. The Volcker Rule’s purpose is to prevent banks from making certain types of speculative investments that contributed to the 2008 finan

VOLCKER RULE Defined : A federal regulation that prohibits banks from conducting certain investment activities with their own accounts, and limits their ownership of and relationship with hedge funds and private equity funds, also called covered funds. The Volcker Rule’s purpose is to prevent banks from making certain types of speculative investments that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis. | Investopedia

from DealBook

The Volcker Rule and the Costs of Good Intentions

Volcker Rule. At issue is this: Can a bank buy a series of bonds, for example, and keep some of them on their balance sheet — or to use Mr. Dimon’s analogy, on the bank’s store shelves — until they can find a customer? The way the Volcker Rule is currently construed, a bank can’t keep any merchandise on its shelves.

(1) 2.24.12 Occupy the SEC: Former Wall Street Workers Defend Volcker Rule Against Banks’ Anti-Regulatory PushThe latest offshoot of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Occupy the SEC, has submitted a 325-page comment to the Securities and Exchange Commission that calls on regulators to resist the financial industry’s lobbying efforts to water down the Volcker Rule, ...

from DealBook

Near a Vote, Volcker Rule Is Weathering New Attacks

Five regulatory agencies are to vote Tuesday on the rule, which has met with thinly veiled threats of challenges from banks and business trade groups.

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