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  • Underscoring the threat posed by Obama's proposal, which he dubbed the Volcker Rule, Goldman reported that fourth-quarter revenue from trading and principal investments of $6.4 billion accounted for two-thirds of overall firm revenue.

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  • He identified it as what he called the Volcker Rule; banks will no longer be allowed to own, invest or sponsor hedge funds, private equity funds, or proprietary trading operations for their own profit unrelated to serving their customers.

    Minyanville

  • Volcker is right that those too-big-to-fail banks were at the heart of the problem, but the folks who pushed through the legislation allowing the creation of those unwieldy financial monsters still feign innocence.

    Robert Scheer: The Big Guy's on Our Side

  • The regulations are known as the "Volcker rule," after former Federal Reserve chief Paul Volcker , who has been a vocal proponent of curbing trading at federally backed banks in a bid to prevent a new financial crisis.

    Putting the Clamps on Banks

  • Volcker is in favor of most of this stuff, so does that make him the “base” too?

    Matthew Yglesias » What Do Liberals Want?

  • Volcker is telling officials implementing the rule that bears his name to avoid writing narrow regulations that banks could exploit or evade.

    What's News: Business

  • Volcker is right – we did great in the 1950s and 1960s without this innovation bullshit – although Wall Street got a much lesser share of the GDP in those days.

    Matthew Yglesias » Financial Innovation: More Research Needed

  • The regulations are known as the Volcker rule, after former Federal Reserve chief Paul Volcker, who has been a vocal proponent of curbing trading at federally backed banks in a bid to prevent a new financial crisis.

    Iran Accused, Cain Leaps to 1, RIM Outage

  • The rule, which is to go into effect in July, is called the Volcker rule after a leading proponent, former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker .

    Boos, and Backers, for 'Volcker Rule'

  • Recall that Obama was pretty darn sarcastic about Volcker having firm opinions, yet Paul Volcker is the one person that we know for sure understands how to run the Fed to control inflation with an iron fist.

    Change that didn't happen (Jack Bog's Blog)

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