neel kashkari

  • A man uses a Citibank automated teller machine at a branch in Washington January 19, 2010. Citigroup Inc posted a $7.6 billion quarterly loss on costs related to repayment of U.S. bailout funds and still-high loan losses, but the bank's shares edged higher as some investors saw glimmers of hope. REUTERS/Jim Young (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS) - RTR292W2
    March 24, 2016  

    It’s been a common theme this campaign season: Are our banks still too big to fail? Former treasury official Neel Kashkari and presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders have both shared their concerns with the NewsHour. For another perspective on the argument, Jeffrey Brown talks to Barney Frank, former Democratic congressman and co-author of the regulatory Dodd-Frank bill. Continue reading

  • In some countries, remittances from the U.S. exceed the amount of U.S. foreign aid. Photo by Wikimedia user Moritz Wickendorf
    February 24, 2016  

    As presidential candidates debate Wall Street regulation, an argument against big banks arose from an unlikely source. Former Goldman Sachs executive Neel Kashkari asserts banks that are “too big to fail” remain a serious threat to financial stability and must be dismantled. Now president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, he discusses the problem and his proposed solution with Jeffrey Brown.
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  • November 14, 2008  

    During Friday’s Congressional hearing about changes to the focus of the $700 billion federal bailout, lawmakers in both parties criticized the latest modifications by Treasury. Judy Woodruff wraps up the latest. Continue reading