President Obama Signs Finance Reform Bill Into Law

(AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (C) arrives for the financial reform bill signing ceremony with (L-R) Andrew Giordano, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-MA), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center July 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. A sweeping expansion of federal financial regulation in the wake of the worst recession since the Great Depression, the bill will create a consumer protection agency, lay out a blueprint for disassembling financial entities considered "too big to fail," and many other reforms.
(July 20, 2010 - Source: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images North America)