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Obama Stands At Crossroads On Financial Reform


If the Obama administration had taken a different stance, financial reform would have been stronger, columnist Jesse Eisinger writes. (Saul Loeb//AFP/Getty Images)

With Republicans moving to dismantle Dodd-Frank, some are urging Obama administration to push hard for a significant overhaul of the financial system.

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The Big Bank Backlash Begins

Nice Little Agency You Got There

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The Sorry State of Bank Apologies

Mary Jo White was Supposed to Turn Around the S.E.C. She Hasn’t.

The new chairwoman of the S.E.C., has made some unnecessary foes while her agency has bungled several significant regulatory rules.
Jesse Eisinger

About The Trade

In this column, co-published with New York Times' DealBook, I monitor the financial markets to hold companies, executives and government officials accountable for their actions. Tips? Praise? Contact me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)