The Sunlight Foundation has a number of tools and ongoing reporting on the financial industry and its strong presence in politics.
A centralized searchable database of lobbyists and executives from Wall Street firms, big banks and insurance companies meeting with financial regulators. The tracker is updated as soon as new meetings are reported.
The Sunlight Foundation's Lobbyist Registration Tracker shows the latest filings listing the financial industry under the general lobbying issue area.
The hub of the Sunlight Foundation's Reporting Group stories that use public financial data and investigate what financial data is not publicly available.
NYT uses Sunlight's Dodd-Frank Meeting Log Tracker to follow which financial firms are petitioning their regulators.
An article about the influence of Standard & Poor's using a Sunlight Foundation analysis of federal disclosure records.
A Reuters piece about lobbying by the financial industry that cites the Sunlight Foundation.