United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Richard Cordray

GOP senators vow to block consumer office nominee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Renewing a 3-year-old fight over bank oversight, Senate Republicans will oppose President Obama’s nominee for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unless the office created after the ’08 Wall Street financial meltdown is significantly changed.


Mary Jo White (AP Photo)

Top white-collar crime prosecutor getting SEC job

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama is nominating former U.S. attorney Mary Jo White to head the Securities and Exchange Commission, tasking her with going after “irresponsible behavior” in the financial industry.


Feds order Discover to refund $200M to cardholders

WASHINGTON (AP) – Discover Bank is paying $214 million to settle charges that it pressured credit card customers to buy costly add-on services like payment protection and credit monitoring. Federal regulators said Monday that Discover […]



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