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  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Washington on Thursday hoping promises to help create U.S. jobs and bolster his military will persuade Trump to turn down the heat on trade and currency and stand by the decades-old alliance. The Trump administration is considering a proposal that could lead to potentially designating Iran's powerful Islamic...

  • A shopper uses a credit card to pay for her items at a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Denver, Colorado.

    Critics are laying groundwork for dramatic changes to the institution at the heart of President Obama's overhaul of the financial system.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- Silenced on the Senate floor, Democrat Elizabeth Warren took her criticism of U.S. The unusual rebuke of Warren came after the Republican-controlled Senate on Tuesday cleared the way for confirming Sessions as attorney general. Warren took to the Senate floor to argue against the nomination, reading the letter Coretta Scott King wrote in...

  • Warren cut off for reading Coretta Scott King Letter at Sessions Debate

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren was punished for quoting a letter that Coretta Scott King wrote in opposition to Jeff Sessions.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Feb 7- Conflicting messages from the White House have left U.S. brokerage firms and lobbyists unsure whether a controversial rule governing retirement advice will ever be put in place, but they are taking no chances and complying anyway. President Donald Trump's Friday memorandum ordered the Labor Department to review the so-called "...

  • At a White House forum on Friday with U.S. business leaders, including JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon, Trump said his administration expects "to be cutting a lot out of Dodd-Frank." That will involve a lot more than issuing an order, said former Democratic congressman Barney Frank, co-author of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law that raised capital...

  • At a White House forum on Friday with U.S. business leaders, including JPMorgan Chase's CEO Jamie Dimon, Trump said his administration expects "to be cutting a lot out of Dodd-Frank." That will involve a lot more than issuing an order, said former Democratic congressman Barney Frank, co-author of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law that raised capital...

  • President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order rolling back regulations from the 2010 Dodd-Frank law on Wall Street reform at the White House in Washington February 3, 2017.

    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Trump is letting big banks "write the rules of the road."

  • Labor Department spokesman Steve Barr told Reuters the site was removed on January 9, but did not comment further on the reasons why it was taken down. Former Labor Department Secretary Thomas Perez created the special website last September, shortly after Wells Fargo was ordered to pay $190 million in fines and customer restitution after its high-pressure...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- The U.S. Department of Labor removed a special website it created as a resource for current and former Wells Fargo employees on workplace issues, including whistleblower retaliation complaints, according to a U.S. lawmaker. Former Labor Department Secretary Thomas Perez created the special website last September, shortly after Wells...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday accused the U.S. Labor Department of dismantling a website designed to help Wells Fargo workers file whistleblower retaliation and other complaints against the bank after Donald Trump became president, an accusation denied by the department. Warren, in a letter to Acting Labor Secretary...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 27- After President Donald Trump took office, the U.S. Department of Labor quietly removed a special website it created as a resource for current and former Wells Fargo employees on workplace issues, including whistleblower retaliation complaints, according to a U.S. lawmaker. Former Labor Department Secretary Thomas Perez created the...

  • Randall Stephenson, CEO of AT&T

    AT&T argues that Time Warner and its premium content, which includes HBO and CNN, would complement its distribution network.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 25- The confirmation process for Republican President Donald Trump's choice to chair the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be moving forward without any hiccups. Jay Clayton, a lawyer whose specialties include mergers and acquisitions, met privately with Senate Banking Committee Chairman Michael Crapo on Tuesday.

  • Health insurance doctor and patient

    Advocacy group, American Progress Action Fund, ACAWorks.org, has already collected more than 3,000 testimonials since it soft-launched after the election.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, will defend his banking record in the aftermath of the financial crisis on Thursday and sell senators on why he should be given stewardship of the U.S. financial system. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, hedge fund manager and Hollywood film financier,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, will defend his banking record in the aftermath of the financial crisis on Thursday and sell senators on why he should be given stewardship of the U.S. financial system. Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive, hedge fund manager and Hollywood film financier,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Borrowers who say OneWest Bank refused to help them when they struggled to pay their mortgages appeared Wednesday on Capitol Hill, where they urged the U.S. Senate to vote against confirming the bank's former chief executive, Steven Mnuchin, as Treasury Secretary. "Steve Mnuchin's company had no interest in helping us," said the Nevada mother,...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Early optimism among business lobbyists and executives that Donald Trump's election heralded better days has slowly given way to uncertainty as the president-elect fires off mixed and sometimes confusing messages on healthcare, taxes and trade. An initial euphoria in the business world fueled a powerful post-election stock rally.

  • Democrats grill Trump HHS pick Tom Price

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports the latest on the Senate Health & Human Services Committee hearing for Rep. Tom Price on his nomination to be secretary of Health and Human Services.