Reform missed chance to fix mortgage markets: Volcker


Paul Volcker, a former chairman of the Federal Reserve and the architect of the eponymous rule, said Wednesday that the US's regulatory reform package had missed an opportunity to fix mortgage markets.

Reuters, a newswire, reported that Volcker told an International Economic Alliance gathering in New York that the mortgage industry was a "creature of government," and that it was important to avoid creating a "hybrid" agency that functions as a private entity in good times, and a public entity in

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