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  • Monetary Policy Report
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    Monetary Policy Report

    Chairman Greenspan presented to the committee the Federal Reserve Board’s semiannual report on monetary policy. He said the Federal Reserve would keep raising interest rates. He gave a positive prediction of…

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  • US Monetary Policy
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    U.S. Monetary Policy

    Mr. Greenspan testified about a semi-annual report on U.S. monetary policy, the state of the economy, and budget shortfalls. In his remarks he called for spending cuts to offset tax cuts…

    174 views
  • Housing Finance Regulation
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    Housing Finance Regulation

    The secretaries of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Housing and Urban Development testified about the regulation of government-sponsored enterprises. Problems in such…

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  • Monetary Policy Report
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    Monetary Policy Report

    Mr. Greenspan testified about the state of the economy and monetary policy. He also cautioned about rising budget deficits, predicted improvements in the economy, and said that the Federal…

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  • Enron Bankruptcy
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    Enron Bankruptcy

    Following a period of committee business in which members debated whether to swear in all witnesses, Mr. Pitt testified under oath about investigations into the financial collapse of Enron…

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  • Predatory Lending Practices
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    Predatory Lending Practices

    Government officials, consumer advocates, and banking officials testified about proposed regulatory and legislative changes to the Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act enacted in 1994…

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  • Monetary Policy Report
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    Monetary Policy Report

    Mr. Greenspan testified about the Federal Reserve Board’s report on its conduct of monetary policy. He said that the economy showed few signs of slowing despite recent interest rate…

    154 views
  • Financial Services Bill Signing
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    Financial Services Bill Signing

    President Clinton and others talked about the Financial Services Bill that would provide greater freedom, competition and consumer protection in the financial services industry. Following…

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  • Banking and Financial Services Reform
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    Banking and Financial Services Reform

    Representative Leach talked about proposed legislation that would allow securities, insurance, and banking institutions to merge. He also responded to viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

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  • Banking Issues
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    Banking Issues

    Following a videotaped welcome by Mrs. Clinton, congressional leaders and financial officers spoke about various aspects of banking policy. Among the issues addressed were consumer…

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  • Russian Corruption and Money Laundering
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    Russian Corruption and Money Laundering

    Witnesses testified about an investigation into allegations that Russian officials had used U.S. banks to launder money. Mr. Robinson talked about the results of the FBI investigation,…

    281 views
  • Monetary Policy
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    Monetary Policy

    Mr. Greenspan testified about the possibility of an interest rate hike saying that, while it remained possible, he did not expect it would be implemented soon. He further noted that the…

    175 views
  • International Finance Structure
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    International Finance Structure

    Secretary Rubin and Mr. Greenspan testified about the U.S. economy, saying that the trade deficit had grown more quickly than expected. They said that this did not threaten the economy in…

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  • Year 2000 Computer Problems Banking
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    Year 2000 Computer Problems: Banking

    Regulatory officials and banking leaders testified about the banking industry’s ability to cope with the year 2000 computer problem. The first panel of regulators discussed how they…

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  • Financial Services Modernization
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    Financial Services Modernization

    Witnesses testified about proposed legislation which would deregulate the financial services industry. The proposal would update Depression-era laws, allowing greater competition, and…

    162 views
  • Hedge Fund Operations Risks
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    Hedge Fund Operations Risks

    Chairman Greenspan testified that the Federal Reserve avoided a potential financial disaster when it decided to bail out Long-Term Capital Management’s hedge fund. He said that inaction by…

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  • Hedge Fund Operations Risks
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    Hedge Fund Operations Risks

    The committee heard testimony on hedge funds and their effect on the global economy. Federal monetary officials, investors and professors testified.

    554 views
  • World Economic Situation
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    World Economic Situation

    Chairman Greenspan discussed a potential interest rate cut. He also testified that financial turmoil in Asia and Russia were starting to take a toll on the U.S. economy, particularly in the…

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  • World Economic Situation
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    World Economic Situation

    International economy experts testified about the growing financial crises in Russia, Asia and Latin. They discussed the effects of these economic problems on the U.S., Western Europe and…

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  • World Economic Situation
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    World Economic Situation

    Domestic economy experts testified about the growing financial crises in Russia, Asia, and Latin America. They discussed how these crises affected the U.S. economy and the role that the…

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