Senate Passes Financial Reform Bill, Tightening Rules on Wall Street

Nearly two years after the risky behavior of big banks sent the U.S. economy into near-collapse, Congress has passed financial reform legislation said to be the most extensive since the Great Depression. Against strong Republican opposition, the Senate passed its version of the financial reform bill late Thursday night by a vote of 59 to 39. Experts say that the majority of regulatory changes needed to prevent a future economic collapse are in the Senate legislation. Watch "World News with...Full Story
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