BARACK OBAMA | US PRESIDENT
"Our economic growth and prosperity depend on a strong financial sector... but we’ve all seen what happens when there’s inadequate oversight and insufficient transparency on Wall Street."
BOB CORKER | REPUBLICAN SENATOR FOR TENNESSEE
"Some of the core areas that are very important have gone completely untouched. We did not deal with Fannie and Freddie – the underwriting provisions should have been much stronger."
DICK BOVE | ROCHDALE SECURITIES
"This is a populist surge of activity to say: ‘Hey, we’ll get these bad guys on Wall Street that did bad things to you.’ I would be buying bank stocks this morning as the bill is behind us."