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White House Government Agencies

  • BANKS' AGGREGATE COMMON EQUITY TIER 1 CAPITAL RATIO WOULD BE A MINIMUM OF 9.2 PCT IN STRESS TEST- FED.

  • BANKS WOULD MEET MINIMUM CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS IN MOST SEVERE STRESS TEST SCENARIO- FED.

  • FED GOVERNOR POWELL SAYS BANKS WOULD "REMAIN WELL CAPITALIZED" AND CONTINUE LENDING DURING HYPOTHETICAL CRISIS.

  • FEDERAL RESERVE SAYS 34 LARGEST U.S.

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— The Latest on the proposed merger of Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic:. The Federal Trade Commission and North Dakota Attorney General are trying to block Sanford Health's proposed merger with Mid Dakota Clinic. The two agencies jointly filed a complaint in U.S. District Court alleging the deal would violate antitrust law by significantly...

  • Treasuries-backed repurchase agreement market as an alternative to the use of Libor in around $150 trillion worth of derivatives. I am confident the new reference rate chosen today by the Alternative Reference Rates Committee is based on a deep and actively traded market and will be highly robust, "Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell said in a...

  • Trump: 'I just don't want a poor person' running the economy

    During a speech in Iowa, Trump said he has former bank executives in his cabinet because he wants rich people to run the U.S. economy.

  • June 22- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday proposed a $120 million fine on a Florida resident alleged to have made almost 100 million spoofed robocalls to trick consumers with "exclusive" vacation deals from well-known travel and hospitality companies. The man, identified as Adrian Abramovich, allegedly made 96 million robocalls during...

  • The Food and Drug Administration approved Rituxan Hycela to treat adults with follicular lymphoma, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma or chronic lymphocytic leukemia, Roche's Genentech unit said. The FDA approval is based on clinical studies that demonstrated that subcutaneous administration of Rituxan Hycela resulted in similar levels of the antibody in...

  • Trump: I don't have tapes of my conversations with Comey

    President Donald Trump says he does not have recordings of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey.

  • NEW YORK— The Federal Communications Commission is proposing a $120 million fine for a scheme that appeared to trick consumers into buying vacation packages that were not what they had expected. The agency said Thursday that Miami resident Adrian Abramovich, through his companies, made calls that were faked to appear as though they were from the same area code...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— Sanford Health is on the verge of absorbing another health care provider in the Dakotas, though the move is being contested in federal court. Sanford has signed a merger agreement with Mid Dakota Clinic, which has nearly 100 physicians who serve patients in the Bismarck- Mandan area. However, the Federal Trade Commission and North Dakota Attorney...

  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...

  • TOKYO, June 22- Longer-dated Japanese government bond prices rose on Thursday and the yield curve continued to flatten due to outperforming super-long maturities. The super longs took their cues from U.S. Treasuries, which saw their yield curve flatten to almost 10- year lows overnight as investors evaluated the impact of hawkish Federal Reserve policy on...

  • SHANGHAI, June 22- China's central bank will not take action to shrink its balance sheet like the U.S. Federal Reserve as it does not face the same pressures due to its use of different policy tools, an adviser to the People's Bank of China said on Thursday. "The balance sheet structures of China and the United States' are very different," he wrote in the newspaper.

  • DOVER, Del.— A federal judge in Delaware has blocked a Utah- based nuclear waste disposal company from buying a Texas- based competitor. The judge on Wednesday ruled in favor of the U.S. Justice Department in an antitrust lawsuit aimed at blocking Salt Lake City- based EnergySolutions' planned $367 million acquisition of rival Waste Control Specialists, based in...

  • **LONDON- Kristin Forbes, an external member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, gives speech at the London Business School- 1800 GMT. **LONDON- Chris Salmon, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, gives opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event- 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome...

  • **LONDON- Kristin Forbes, an external member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, gives speech at the London Business School- 1800 GMT. **LONDON- Chris Salmon, Executive Director, Markets, Bank of England, gives opening remarks at the City Mental Health Alliance Graduate Wellbeing in the City event- 1200 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- U.S. financial regulators could ease rules that keep taxpayer-backed banks out of some risky investments, according to testimony released on Wednesday ahead of a Senate hearing. Officials from the Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency said they were looking at ways to simplify the Volcker rule, which prevents...

  • The Feds optimism has no real counterpart in any of the data that weve seen so far, said Aaron Kohli, an interest rate strategist at BMO Capital Markets in New York The presumption of weak economic growth is fairly firmly rooted and you can see that in the long-end of the curve. Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Tuesday said that the yield curve...