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  • Washington Journal Alex Pollock Discusses Potential Fannie Mae  Freddie Mac Overhaul
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    Alex Pollock on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

    R Street Institute’s Alex Pollock discussed proposed changes to the housing financing system by the Trump administration, including an overhaul of mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and…

  • emMarket Rulesem
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    Market Rules

    Mark Rose talked about the politics that have shaped the U.S. banking industry since the 1970s.

  • Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossell Testifies on Capitol Hill
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    Hearing on Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico’s Governor Ricardo Rosselló (New Progressive) testified before the House Natural Resources Committee on legislation aimed at stabilizing the island’s economy and boosting its efforts to…

  • emJudicial Fortitudeem
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    Judicial Fortitude

    American Enterprise Institute’s Peter Wallison argued that the judiciary is partially responsible for the administrative arm of the executive branch taking over the legislative role of…

  • House Financial Services Committee Holds Hearing on Housing Finance Reform
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    Housing Finance Policy

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to consider legislation to protect mortgage borrowers and to reduce risks in the housing market. The ten witnesses included mortgage…

  • Panel on 2008 Financial Crisis Part 2
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    Panel on 2008 Financial Crisis, Part 2

    The American Enterprise Institute hosted a day-long conference looking back at the 2008 financial crisis. This portion included a panel discussion with economic scholars on the various causes of the…

  • House Panel Examines Use of Digital Currency
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    Virtual Currencies

    The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade held a hearing to consider the uses, benefits and security of virtual currencies. Witnesses answered questions about…

  • Monetary Policy
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    Monetary Policy

    The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) hosted a panel discussion with economic scholars and banking sector experts on monetary policy issues. Speakers analyzed the impact of past Federal…

  • US Trade Deficit and the Global Economy
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    U.S. Trade Deficit and the Global Economy

    Panelists talked about how efforts to reduce the U.S. trade deficit could affect foreign partners and the global economy. Although one of President Trump’s major campaign goals was decreasing the…

  • Hal Scott Discusses emConnectedness and Contagionem
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    Connectedness and Contagion

    Hal Scott talked about his book Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics, in which he takes a critical look at the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 and argues that it…

  • AEI Hosts Discussion on the Role of the Federal Reserve
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    Role of the Federal Reserve

    Economists and economic observers were among the panelists at a discussion on the evolution of policies at the Federal Reserve since its 1913 founding. They discussed the intersection of monetary…