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    Treasury Secretary Nomination Hearing

    Timothy Geithner testified about his nomination to be secretary of the treasury. Among the topics he addressed were the state of the economy, administration of the Troubled Assets…

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    Book Discussion on A History of the Federal Reserve

    Allan Meltzer talked about his book, A History of the Federal Reserve: Volume 2, 1951-1986 (University of Chicago Press, 2010), with Paul Volcker, former chairman of the Federal Reserve…

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    Paul Volcker on Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis

    Former Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Paul Volcker expressed concern about the United States' long-term debt situation and warned that the Federal Reserve would have difficulty…

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    Paul Volcker Remarks

    Paul Volcker gave the keynote address at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. Following his remarks he was interviewed by Steve Clemmons and spoke…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing

    Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about…

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    United States and United Kingdom Banking Standards

    Former Federal Reserve Chair Paul Volcker testified before a joint British parliamentary committee on the differences between the United States and United Kingdom banking standards. He…

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    High-Risk Activities by Banks

    Witnesses testified on President Obama’s proposal to impose restrictions on the size and scope of financial firms to rein in excessive risk taking and to protect taxpayers. The…

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    Bank Supervision and Monetary Policy

    Witnesses testified about bank supervision and monetary policy. Among the topics they addressed were the Federal Reserve’s involvement in bank regulation, the size of banks to be…

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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to…

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    Federal Reserve 100th Anniversary

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke and two of his predecessors, Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan, made remarks at an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the creation of the central…

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    Book Discussion on Volcker: The Triumph of Persistence

    New York University Professor William Silber and former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker talked about Mr. Volcker’s life and years of government…

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    U.S. Business Regulation

    Secretary Paulson spoke about the state of the U.S. economy, conditions for economic growth in U.S. and global markets, and the role of government in market regulation. Following his…

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    Central Banks and the Global Economy

    Current and former central bank officials talked about monetary policy and the state of the global economy. Among the topics they addressed were if the financial crisis of 2008 has…

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    Systemic Risk and Resolution Issues

    Witnesses testified on a proposed financial regulatory overhaul, focusing on systemic risk and resolution issues. They particularly discussed recent bank and financial institution…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Federal Reserve Panel

    Former Federal Reserve Chairs Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker gave their assessment of the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress…

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    Federal Support for Financial Institutions

    Witnesses testified about use of the “Volker rule” to stop federally insured banks from making speculative investments for their own profit. Mr. Volker testified that…

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    Modernizing the U.S. Financial Regulatory System

    Witnesses testified about modernization and reform of financial market regulations. Among the topics they addressed were the recent financial crisis, state of the U.S. economy as a…

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    Holocaust Victims' Assets in Swiss Banks

    Committee members heard testimony from Holocaust victims' relatives and advocates and a Swiss banking representative about Swiss banks which still hold assets of Jews killed during the…

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    Presidential Economic Recovery Advisory Board

    President Obama and Chairman Volcker introduced the members of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. President Obama signed the order authorizing the board and spoke…

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    Banking Committee Confirmation

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