In Defense of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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By Brian Young, National Consumers League In its short tenure, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), under Director Richard Cordray has done an excellent job  of preventing consumers from harm and helping wronged consumers get the recourse they deserve. The American people have seen...
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Treasury’s Treasures for Wall Street

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By Bartlett Naylor, Public Citizen In the Treasury Department’s 150-page inaugural financial sector report, responding to a presidential Executive Order, perhaps the most revealing sentence that explains why its recommendations threaten to run the industry off the guardrails is this: “The...
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