Volcker says U.S. bank oversight ineffective, seeks overhaul

Apr 20, 2015

Volcker says U.S. bank oversight ineffective, seeks overhaul

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker is calling for a reshaping of the U.S. financial oversight regime, which he says is splintered and ineffective. A public policy group led by Volcker issued a report Monday on the regulation of banks and Wall Street. It ...

Jan 10, 2014

Looming economic problems

by George Soros

The major uncertainty facing the world today, says George Soros, is not the euro but the future direction of China. The growth model that drove China's rapid rise appears to have run out of steam.

China leaders promise bigger role for free market

Nov 12, 2013

China leaders promise bigger role for free market

China’s leaders finished a closely watched policy meeting Tuesday with a promise to give market forces a bigger role in the country’s state-dominated economy but failed to produce dramatic reforms to overhaul a worn-out growth model. In a report after a four-day meeting that ...