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(Studio: Katie Couric) The fight over financial reform introduced.
(Washington: Nancy Cordes) Today's Senate vote on a bill to crack down on derivatives trading reviewed; scenes shown from the Senate; details given about the political views of a consumer protection agency, the fund to back up banks & the Senate negotiations. [White House press secretary Robert GIBBS, Senators Richard SHELBY, Mitch McCONNELL, Mark WARNER - comment on the legislation.] [Manhattan College professor Charles GEISTT- comments on the possibility of compromise.] The timetable for passing a bill discussed.
(Studio: Katie Couric) A shareholders' lawsuit against Goldman Sachs & CEO Lloyd Blankfein noted.
(Studio: Anthony Mason) The evidence that Goldman bet against its own housing mortgages & designed the system to fail examined; 2007 e-mails from CFO Craig Broderick on a short & from Fabrice Tourre quoted; details given of Blankfein's coming Congressional testimony.
- Couric, Katie;
- Cordes, Nancy;
- Mason, Anthony
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