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Federal Reserve Proposes Changes To Volcker Rule

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Trump Administration Considers Steep Tariffs Against Foreign Automakers

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Under legislation approved by the House on Tuesday, SunTrust and other banks with up to $250 billion in assets could be exempted from the toughest rules of the Dodd-Frank law. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Congress Rolls Back Part Of Dodd-Frank, Easing Rules For Midsize, Smaller Banks

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Kaitlyn McCollum teaches at Columbia Central High School in Tennessee. After being told her TEACH grant paperwork was late, her grants were converted to loans. "I'm on the phone in between classes ... trying to get all of this information together, crying, trying to plead my case," she says. Stacy Kranitz for NPR hide caption

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Education Department Launches 'Top-To-Bottom' Review Of Teachers' Grant Program

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Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the CFPB, testifies at a House hearing. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Worries That A Federal Student Loan Watchdog Will Be Muzzled

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GOP Lawmakers Aim To Roll Back Regs Using Old Law In A New Way

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Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the CFPB, testifies at a House hearing. Mulvaney says he doesn't need to run "a Yelp for financial services sponsored by the federal government." Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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The Consumer Complaints Database That Could Disappear From View

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CFPB Chief Mick Mulvaney Wants To Shut Public Access To Consumer Complaints Database

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Mick Mulvaney Faces Lawmakers

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Mick Mulvaney was appointed by President Trump as acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. As a congressman, Mulvaney sponsored legislation to abolish the agency. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Face-Off: Elizabeth Warren Vs. Trump's Consumer Watchdog, Mick Mulvaney

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Traders and financial professionals work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the opening bell. Investors' worries about a trade war increased Wednesday after China announced plans to retaliate against U.S. tariffs. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Trade Tariffs And Tech Sector Worries Bring Down Stocks

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Mick Mulvaney, interim director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, wants to give Congress prior approval of any major new rules created by the bureau. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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