The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has quickly been subsumed into the Trump administration, and banks, student-loan agencies and payday lenders are the winners.
The Dow and the Standard & Poor's 500 market indexes have dropped 10 percent from their all-time highs, set Jan. 26. This puts them in what Wall Street calls a correction, their first in almost two years.
Nearly every regulatory institution tasked with monitoring the financial system is now run by someone who once profited from bending or breaking its rules.
It is the investment bank's first quarterly loss in more than six years.
To get fair credit terms, students need to know their rights and mobilize. They can demand better terms through state-owned banks.
Runaway environmental change can't be stopped without the financial industry getting on board.
Public sector banks, rare in the U.S., are common elsewhere. Studies show that they are more profitable, less corrupt and more accountable overall than private banks.