Goldman - pushing the Volcker envelope ?

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Goldman Sachs has been on a shopping spree with its own money, snapping up apartments in Spain, a mall in Utah and a European ink company, all of which the bank hopes eventually to sell for a profit.

Bank watchdogs considering Volcker Rule tweak

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Bank regulators said Friday that they would consider exempting certain complex securities from the so-called Volcker Rule after community banks sued the agencies, warning of massive losses.

ABA threatens to sue regulators over Volcker Rule

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The American Bankers Association said it will file a lawsuit challenging the Volcker Rule unless regulators agree to suspend portions that restrict certain collateralized debt obligations of trust-preferred securities, American Banker reported Monday.