Outlook darkens for Wall Street as Joe Biden's regulators take shape

Topics Joe Biden | Wall Street | Markets


By Michelle Price WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Wall Street may be facing an uncomfortable four years after President-elect Joe Biden's team confirmed on Monday it planned to nominate two consumer champions to lead top financial agencies, signaling a tougher stance on the industry than many had anticipated.

Gary Gensler will serve as chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Federal Trade Commission member Rohit Chopra will head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Progressives see the agencies as critical.....

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