from Viewsroom:

Fed follies, Dish dish, Scalia scraps

February 19, 2016

The Minnesota Fed boss shocked colleagues with a call to break up the banks, and the satellite TV firm has left investors confused. Plus: How the Supreme Court justice's death affects Corporate America.

Federal Reserve playing with fire on bank capital

February 18, 2016

The watchdog is allowing Capital One to buy back more stock than initially permitted under Dodd-Frank stress tests. It’s good news for lenders aiming to exploit recent stock drops. But it singes the central bank’s reputation for toughness in ensuring banks keep adequate cushions.

Capital One case heralds end of sneaky fees

July 19, 2012

The U.S. credit card issuer is paying $210 mln to settle charges of duping customers. The first big enforcement action by the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau indicates the kind of innovation in its crosshairs. Lenders will have to be creative without being deceptive.