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Volcker Vote

Federal agencies voted Tuesday to approve the so-called "Volcker Rule," a key provision of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. The "Volcker Rule" bars banks from trading for their own gain and limits the amount they can invest in hedge funds, which theoretically will curb risk-taking.

Posted on December 10, 2013, at 12:43 p.m. ET

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Former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Paul Volcker.