Ben Protess

New York Times

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Reporter Ben Protess covers the intersection of Wall Street and government for the New York Times.

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his Russian meddling inquiry to include years of President Trump’s banking transactions, Bloomberg reports today.

Russian meddling probe now includes Trump's banking activities

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has expanded his Russian meddling inquiry to include years of President Trump’s banking transactions, Bloomberg reports today.

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President Trump signed two more executive actions today to deregulate Wall Street — setting the table for dismantling Dodd Frank, the sweeping law passed after the financial crisis of…

Wall Street regulation under Trump

President Trump signed two more executive actions today to deregulate Wall Street — setting the table for dismantling Dodd Frank, the sweeping law passed after the financial crisis of…

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Another bank has agreed to pay big money to settle allegations over the sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities to investors.

DOJ Secures Another Billion Dollar Bank Settlement

Another bank has agreed to pay big money to settle allegations over the sale of toxic mortgage-backed securities to investors.

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