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… read more

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 proposals had been coined the “Volcker Rule” by President Obama. In his remarks, Mr. Volcker said hedge funds and private equity firms needed to stand on their own, without any promise or expectation that the government would bail them out.  close

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Program ID:
291863-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 3, 2010
Last Aired:
Feb 8, 2010

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  • Feb 03, 2010 | 1:40am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 2010 | 4:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 05, 2010 | 10:32am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 08, 2010 | 3:32am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2010 | 5:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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