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Hot Topic: Regulation of the Financial Services Industry

A basic guide to resources on this topic.

Suggested Search Terms

To find materials on this topic in the Catalog and Article Databases, try the following terms.  To refine your results you may combine the different subheadings with the headings.

  • Financial Services Industry--Government Regulation
  • Financial Institutions--Government Policy
  • Bailouts (Finance)
  • Global Financial Crisis 2008-2009
  • Troubled Asset Relief Program
  • Financial Institutions--Consumer Protection
  • Dodd-Frank Act (Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act)

Books and Reports

When searching in the catalog, use the terms listed above as keywords or subject terms. The reports listed below provide a good introduction to this issue.

Articles and Databases

Listed below are three databases which have material on financial regulation plus a CQ Researcher article.

Internet Resources

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Created by

D. Mongeau  6/12

Updated by G. Sotomayor 6/15

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