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First Pac Trust names Domingo as finance chief

First PacTrust Bancorp Inc. on Friday named Marangal Domingo to the newly created position of chief financial officer. Full story

5 financial lessons from mom

   Msnbc’s Tamron Hall talks with Jean Chatzky about five of the financial lessons her mom, Elaine Sherman, taught her, including how to save and come up with creative solutions.

Mo. auditor: Finance division holds back records

Missouri's banking regulator has refused to release some of its records for a regular audit, saying to do so would violate the law, the state's auditor said Tuesday. Full story

Cyprus legislature approves tax on bank deposits

Cyprus legislators on Thursday approved a tax on bank deposits aimed at shoring up public finances and creating a stability fund to buttress credibility in the island's financial system. Full story

Stocks give up early gains; banks are weaker

Financial stocks fell Wednesday after the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase said the bank's losses from mortgages will continue for a while. Full story

Bernanke says Fed will improve oversight role

Regulators are working closely to strengthen oversight of inner workings of the nation's financial system, part of a broader effort to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Monday. Full story

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Bernanke: Reforms will rein in big banks

JPMorgan, others boost payouts after Fed tests

Treasury to congressional panel: TARP worked

Only 26% Americans trust financial system

Bankers play contrite, offer olive branch at Forum

EU to toughen bank stress tests, disagrees on how

China Money: Bank reserves turn top weapon in liquidity fight

Hedge funds may skirt direct Fed scrutiny: source

ECB to nearly double capital with 5 billion euro hike

Bernanke: Shut banks if threat to system


  TARP’s troubled legacy

Although the Congressional panel charged with overseeing the TARP program will be dissolved next month, the state of the nation’s financial system isn’t any less distorted than it was before. Former Sen. Ted Kaufman discusses.