12:44am

Tue January 7, 2014
Economy/Labor/Biz

Today on Your Call: How will the implementation of the Volcker Rule improve financial regulation?

  

On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about reforming the US banking system. Volcker Rule sets guidelines to limit risk-taking by banks and January 10th, a new set of rules will potentially make it harder to secure home loans. How robust is the US banking system? Are reforms working? Join  the conversation or call in with your questions on Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.

Guests:

William Black, associate professor of economics and law at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the author of The Best Way to Rob a Bank Is to Own One

Jake Bernstein, Pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter for ProPublica

Resources:

The Real News: Volcker Rule Approved But "Not Enforceable"

Propublica: SEC Issues More Fines Over Magnetar Deals – and Appears to Move on

Wall Street Journal: SNL: Top 5 Banks Own 44% of Industry

NY Times: Banks’ Suit Tests Limits of Resisting Volcker Rule

Yahoo: 3 ways Dodd Frank law will roil real estate in 2014

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