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White House Government Agencies

  • NEW YORK, March 22- U.S. prosecutors are building potential cases that would accuse North Korea of directing the theft of $81 million from Bangladesh Bank's account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, and that would charge alleged Chinese middlemen, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation believes...

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- U.S. prosecutors are building potential cases that would accuse North Korea of directing the theft of $81 million from Bangladeshs account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York last year, the Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. The charges, if filed, would target alleged Chinese middlemen who prosecutors believed...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 22- With the U.S. workforce nearly fully employed and inflation heading toward 2 percent, the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to gradually trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said. "I think we are moving toward a period where we...

  • $1 billion in tax refunds is waiting to be claimed

    On Wednesday, the Internal Revenue Service said that the agency currently has $1B in unclaimed tax refunds.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 22- With the U.S. workforce nearly fully employed and inflation heading toward 2 percent, the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to gradually trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said. "I think we are moving toward a period where we...

  • Rex Tillerson says he never sought the role of America's top diplomat

    The former Exxon-Mobil CEO told the Independent Journal Review that he didn't want or seek out the job of the america's top diplomat.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 22- With the U.S. workforce nearly fully employed and inflation heading toward 2 percent, the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to gradually trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said. But, Kaplan was careful to emphasize in an...

  • Even if Congress does look to rewrite the 2010 Dodd-Frank law, it is unlikely to muster enough votes in the Senate for the strong across-the-board overhaul industry leaders had hoped for, roughly a half dozen lobbyists told Reuters in recent interviews. But they see short-term hopes for less stringent oversight by agencies like the Federal Reserve or the...

  • *United States concerned about proposed shipping alliances. SINGAPORE, March 22- The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container shipping lines to testify in an antitrust investigation into an industry that is the backbone of global trade, the companies said on Wednesday. Moller-Maersk, Germany's Hapag Lloyd, Taiwan- based...

  • Robert Kaplan, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

    The Fed should raise rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan said.

  • JUNEAU, Alaska— An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations. The Federal Communications Commission recently approved a request by Richard and Sharon Burns through their company Frontier Media to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 22- With the U.S. workforce nearly fully employed and inflation heading toward 2 percent, the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates two more times this year and continue work on a plan to gradually trim its massive balance sheet, Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan said. But, Kaplan was careful to emphasize in an...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers Association's Government Relations Summit- 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT- French Central Bank Chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau and other top European finance officials speak in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers Association's Government Relations Summit- 1145 GMT. FRANKFURT- French Central Bank Chief Francois Villeroy de Galhau and other top European finance officials speak in Frankfurt. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank...

  • RICHMOND, Va., March 21- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester said on Tuesday that if the economic data holds up she supports the U.S. central bank taking steps that would begin to reduce its $4.5 trillion balance sheet. "In my view, if economic conditions evolve as I anticipate, I would be comfortable changing our reinvestment policy this year,"...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson's disease, a chronic neurological disorder that causes tremors and movement difficulties. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it has approved Xadago for use when a patient's regular medicines aren't working well. According to the FDA, adding Xadago to...

  • March 21- Newron Pharmaceuticals SpA said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its Parkinson's disease treatment Xadago as an add-on therapy to levodopa, a drug widely used to treat the disease. Levodopa was developed in the late 1960 s and is the first-line treatment for the management of Parkinson's, according to the National Parkinson...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Federal Reserve sees an opportunity to remove some of the monetary stimulus it has given the U.S. economy, Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George said on Tuesday. "The Federal Reserve is moving into what I consider a very critical time," George told an event hosted by Women in Housing and Finance. George, who does not have a vote on...

  • March 21- Polaris Industries Inc is recalling about 19,200 all-terrain vehicles due to fire hazard and risk of injury, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday. Polaris will recall all model year 2015 and 2016 Sportsman 850 and 1000 all-terrain vehicles, the U.S. consumer-safety regulator said. The right side panel heat shield in the ATVs can...

  • TheTrump administration wants to ramp up the pressure on North Korea

    The White House is weighing wide-ranging sanctions against North Korea, according to Reuters.