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    Oversight Hearing on JPMorgan Chase

    Jamie Dimon testified on JPMorgan Chase’s $2 billion trading loss on May 10, 2012, and business practices in the banking industry. Among the issues he addressed were the bank…

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    Federal Reserve Chair Nomination Hearing

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Janet Yellen for Federal Reserve chair. Many senators' questions focused on when the Federal…

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    Mortgage Services and Foreclosure Practices

    The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee voted for a second time on the nomination of Peter Diamond to be member of Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Committee members…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and the future of economic growth. In his remarks he defended the U.S. central bank’s bond-buying stimulus, urged…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 6, Part 1

    House and Senate members spoke at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation.
    Topics included prudential regulation, predatory…

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    Virtual Currencies

    Witnesses testified on virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. Specifically testimony and committee members questions focused on benefits and risks, and the potential need for federal…

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    Conference on Financial Regulations Bill, Day 4, Systemic Risk

    House and Senate members at a conference committee to propose and vote on various amendments to financial regulations legislation.
    This was a portion of the day-long meeting, focusing on…

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    Uniform Mortgage Servicing Standards

    Witnesses testified about creating national standards to regulate the mortgage servicing industry, and about a recent report on greater federal oversight over mortgage servicers and the…

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    Government Assistance for Automotive Industry

    A hearing was held on requests from Ford, Chrysler, and General Motors for federal financial assistance to the domestic automotive industry. Executives from the auto companies…

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    Enron Financial Collapse

    The Consumer Affairs Subcommittee heard testimony from current and former Enron executives about accounting practices by the company, the reasons for bankruptcy, and corporate…

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    State of Capital Markets

    Financial markets regulators and Wall Street brokerage firm CEOs testified on the causes of the May 6, 2010 stock market “flash crash” in which the Dow Jones Industrial Average…

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    Domestic Automobile Industry, CEO Panel

    Automobile industry executives testified on the challenges facing the domestic automobile industry and their request for $25 billion in emergency federal assistance. They also…

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    Changes at the Securities and Exchange Commission

    Securities and Exchange Commission division directors testified on organizational and management reforms at their agency. Topics included the need for more resources and staff for the…

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    Predatory Lending Practices

    Officials, lenders, and four victims testified about predatory mortgage lenders, their methods, and about various fraud schemes.

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    Government Intervention and Regulation of AIG

    A hearing was held on government intervention and implications for future regulation of American International Group. Topics included what led to the insurance company’s…

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    U.S. Credit Markets and Federal Rescue Plan

    Witnesses testified about recent turmoil in the financial markets, regulation of investment banking procedures, and on the need to enact legislation quickly on the Bush Administration $700…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke presented to the committee the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy. In his remarks he compared possible failure to…

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    Mortgage Loan Reform

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation for restructuring the financing of mortgage loans. Among the topics addressed were the state of the housing market, the role of Fannie…

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    Financial Stability Oversight Council Report

    Treasury Secretary Geithner testified on the recently approved Financial Stability Oversight Council’s (FSOC) annual report. In addition to questions about the FSOC report,…

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    Dodd-Frank Financial Regulations Law Implementation and Oversight

    The heads of federal financial oversight agencies testified on on the implementation of the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial regulations law, focusing on derivatives. They also focused on a…

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