Today in 1999: the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act is passed by Congress

Nov 4, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

On November 4, 1999, Congress passed the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, which, for the first time since the Great Depression, allowed banks to trade in investment products.

The Impact of Dodd-Frank: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Oct 5, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The new Consumer Finance Protection Bureau created by Dodd-Frank is a new federal agency with sweeping regulatory powers.