What To Expect from Warren on Senate Panel

December 5, 2012 | | MarketWatch |

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — Massachusetts Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren is likely to focus her efforts on the Senate Banking Committee in areas that go far beyond her bread-and-butter expertise in consumer protection, analysts say.

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“Issues like the Volcker Rule are intimidating to some lawmakers who have less experience with banks, banking and financial transactions,” said former Goldman Sachs (US:GS) banker Wallace Turbeville. “But not her. She will be able to get up to speed on issues like the Volcker Rule quickly and take an interest.”