Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:11 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

Five big banks are guilty of manipulating foreign exchange rates. They must pay some very big fines and the banks have promised to cease criminal activity.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 5:16 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

A new report released by the Treasury’s Office of Financial Research scores banks on the scale of risk they pose to the financial system, and Chase came in at No. 1 overall by a wide margin.

Friday, December 19, 2014 8:00 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

The good news is that Congress just passed a massive spending bill. The bad news is that critics say that Citigroup wrote some of the provisions in the bill, giving Wall Street some help in ditching Dodd-Frank.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 12:05 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The advocacy group Public Citizen encourages senators to ask Yellen probing questions about TBTF banks.

Friday, September 20, 2013 6:21 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The nation’s economy is still at risk from banks that are so large, they cannot be allowed to fail.

Saturday, April 27, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

U.S. Treasury Under-Secretary Mary Miller says federal government will not bail out “to big too fail” banks.

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 3:30 pm
By Claes Bell, CFA · Bankrate.com

An improbable bipartisan push to rein in megabanks is gathering steam on Capitol Hill.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 9:39 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Does “too big to fail” now mean “too big for trial”? The Senate Banking Committee wants to know.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:05 am
By David McMillin · Bankrate.com

Heard enough about ‘too big to fail’? Congress hasn’t. Lawmakers will begin considering a new bill designed to eliminate the potential for taxpayer bailouts.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 5:21 pm
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

The Dallas Fed’s CEO argues that “too big to fail” banks should be restructured into smaller companies — not implicitly protected.

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