Bailout

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Bailout Double Standard

Romney negotiated a $10 million federal bailout for his company, but has called for foreclosures to be allowed to “hit bottom” and letting Detroit go bankrupt.

07/25/2012

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) headquarters is seen in Washington, D.C. (credit: Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

FDIC Backs Ban On Banks Trading For Own Profit

Banks would be barred from trading for their own profit instead of their clients under a rule federal regulators proposed Tuesday. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. backed the draft rule on a 3-0 vote.

10/11/2011