Every congressional compromise yields winners and losers. The hard-fought financial reform bill, now on the verge of enactment, is no exception.

Some calls are obvious: The thrift industry lost. "We're the only guys to surrender franchise value to modernization," said thrift lobbyist James Butera.

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