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The city of East Orange in northern New Jersey has pulled public funds from Wells Fargo & Co. after lawmakers accused the bank of engaging in predatory-lending practices and exacerbating the city’s foreclosure crisis. City officials said Wells Fargo holds 13% of...
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Take a scalpel, not a hatchet, to Dodd-Frank Act
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Donald Trump has said, “We’re doing a major elimination of the horrendous Dodd-Frank regulations, (but) keeping some.” But he hasn’t said what he wants to keep, or released a reform plan. He and Republican lawmakers are focused on bank regulation and reining...
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