Concern that U.S. President Barack Obama won't name a chief for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau strong enough to stand up to the credit card lobby is subtext to discussion of whether Elizabeth Warren will be appointed, according to The Economist. Warren's support for meaningful consumer protection dates back to well before the financial crisis. "If the Obama administration wants to win financial consumers' trust, appointing ... Warren to head the agency would be a good start," The Economist notes.

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