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Testing Barney Frank's Limits

As Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, B-Frank has heard a lot of stuff this year that he's likely found rude, objectionable, offensive, and flat out wrong. But at a recent town hall meeting, after some hyperbole on the state of the US economy, one woman ignited a fire in Barney not seen since the Mark Haines incident.


Barney Frank Deals a Death Blow to Derivatives Reform

Barney Frank just delivered a speech at Compliance Week’s annual conference in Washington D.C. and he seems to have confirmed what Goldman Sachs analysts told us yesterday - new legislation that forces banks to spin-off their derivatives business probably won't make it into the final financial reform bill.