Congress on Thursday approved the broadest overhaul of financial rules since the Great Depression and sent it to President Barack Obama to sign into law.
By a vote of 60 to 39, the Senate gave final approval to a sweeping measure that tightens regulations across the financial industry in an effort to avoid a repeat of the 2007-2009 financial crisis.
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Obama will likely sign the bill into law next week, the White House said.
The legislation, which had been opposed by banks, leaves few corners of the financial industry untouched.