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Why Regulators Delayed the Volcker Rule

Federal regulators announced Thursday that final implementation of the Volcker Rule will be delayed two years beyond the nominal deadline this July. The delay is...

Paul Volcker Defends Eponymous Rule

Though the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform act was passed way back 2010, much of the law remains to be implemented. One reason for the lag between passage of laws...

Why Paul Volcker Soured on His Own Rule

The Volcker Rule, which was passed as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform bill and is supposed to ban risky trading by large banks, doesn't have a lot of...

The Volcker Report: Fooled for Oil

The story so far In December 1998 the U.N. chose the Swiss company Cotecna to monitor imports of humanitarian goods to Iraq under the oil-for-food program. The...

Arthur Andersen Catches a Break

Did Arthur Andersen just get its call from the governor? Former CEO Joseph Berardino resigned last month convinced that the Justice Department's decision to...

Last Bow for the Inflation Tamer

He is the most revered economic leader of his era, and yet at times he stirred fire storms of public protest. He had profound impact on a $4.3 trillion economy...

Chairman Volcker Keeps His Job

"I couldn 't be more pleased, "says Reagan of the Fed boss His voice twinkling, Ronald Reagan interrupted his regular Saturday radio address with what he...

No. 2 in Washington

Paul Volcker's rumpled suits and inexpensive Antonio y Cleopatra cigars have been Washington landmarks since 1979, when President Carter named him Federal...

Alan Greenspan: The New Mr. Dollar

The office is ornate and spacious but nothing at all special by Washington standards. Yet the 27-ft. by 16 3/4-ft. second-floor sanctum in the marble- clad...

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