As thousands of Bankers and Brokers on Wall Street get tossed out of their offices, at least one sector of the economy is booming: federally mandated bank regulation. As the financial industry continues to roil from the collapse of Bear Stearns, the FDIC reports that it will hire 140 new regulators to deal with a possible uptick in bank failure. “We want to make sure that we’re prepared,” said FDIC Chief Operating Officer John Bovenzi.
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