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White House Government Agencies

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against D-Link Corp on Thursday, arguing that the company failed to take steps to ensure that the routers and internet-linked security cameras that it manufactures could not be hacked. The FTC asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to order D-Link to improve its...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday blasted the Federal Reserve's regulatory work and called on the central bank to scrap a proposal to limit Wall Street's energy bets and commodities investments. Wall Street also could not control power plants and bank holding companies would be prohibited from owning copper under the plan, which was...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 5- Jon Corzine, former New Jersey governor and Goldman Sachs co-chairman, will pay a $5 million civil fine to settle a U.S. regulator's lawsuit over the 2011 collapse of his commodity brokerage, MF Global Holdings Ltd.. Thursday's accord with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission resolves the last piece of litigation against Corzine over MF...

  • Jan 5- Jon Corzine has agreed to pay a $5 million civil fine to settle a lawsuit by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission over the 2011 collapse of the former New Jersey governor's brokerage, MF Global Holdings Ltd.. Edith O'Brien, MF Global's former assistant treasurer, agreed to pay a $500,000 civil fine and accept an 18- month ban to settle related claims.

  • Jan 5- Jon Corzine has agreed to pay a $5 million civil fine to settle a lawsuit by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission over the 2011 collapse of the former New Jersey governor's brokerage, MF Global Holdings Ltd.. The settlement was disclosed in a Thursday filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Corzine also agreed to never again work for a...

  • Donald Trump

    "There is no truth to this idea of restructuring the intelligence community infrastructure," a Trump spokesman says.

  • NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD TO INVESTIGATE WEDNESDAY'S TROLLEY COLLISION IN PHILADELPHIA THAT SENT 25 PASSENGERS TO HOSPITAL-- STATEMENT.

  • Jan 4- The U.S. Department of Labor said on Wednesday it filed a lawsuit against Alphabet Inc's Google unit seeking access to the company's compensation data and documents as part of a routine compliance evaluation. The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs said it had sought the data about the company's equal opportunity program in September 2015.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A former Barclays Plc trader pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges arising from a global investigation into the manipulation of foreign-exchange prices at major banks, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Jason Katz, a former Barclays trader who later worked at BNP Paribas SA, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to participating in a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 4- A former Barclays Plc trader pleaded guilty on Wednesday to U.S. charges arising from a global investigation into the manipulation of foreign-exchange prices at major banks, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Jason Katz, a former Barclays trader who later worked at BNP Paribas SA, pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to participating in a...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 4- Almost all Federal Reserve policymakers thought the economy could grow more quickly because of fiscal stimulus under the Trump administration and many were eyeing faster interest rate increases, minutes from the central bank's December meeting showed. The minutes, released on Wednesday, showed how broadly views within the Fed are...

  • Uber

    Uber urged customers to "send a clear message" to the city government in response to a request for "sensitive personal passenger data."

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 4- Almost all Federal Reserve policymakers thought the economy could grow more quickly because of fiscal stimulus under the Trump administration and many were eyeing faster interest rate increases, minutes from the central bank's December meeting showed. The minutes, released on Wednesday, showed how broadly views within the Fed are...

  • *Wall St opens higher as discretionary stocks rise. NEW YORK, Jan 4- Stocks around the world gained for a second straight day on Wednesday, boosted by upbeat global economic data, as investors await minutes of the Federal Reserve's December meeting in which the U.S. central bank raised interest rates. The index was helped by a batch of rosy economic reports from...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 4- The Mexican peso slumped for a second straight day on Wednesday, weighed down by uncertainty over U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's policies ahead of the release of Federal Reserve policy minutes. Concerns that Trump could uphold his promises to curtail trade and financial flows with Mexico helped drive the peso's worst yearly performance...

  • Regulators fine TransUnion and Equifax for deceit over credit scores

    The CFPB says the companies tricked consumers about the usefulness and cost of credit scores.

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 4- Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Communications Commission had given approval for Televisa to own up to 40 percent of U.S. Spanish-language peer Univision's voting stock and up to 49 percent of its common shares. The decision came as the FCC approved a move to raise the total number of shares in Univision that can...

  • The Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington.

    Jay Clayton has specialized in public and private mergers and has an expertise in capital market offerings.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Timothy Massad said on Tuesday he had tendered his resignation to President Barack Obama, effective Jan. 20. Massad, who has chaired the CFTC for 2-1/ 2 years, said in a statement on the commission's website: "I am proud we have made significant progress in every area. We have largely finished...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 3- In a wide-ranging request for documents and analysis, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team asked the Department of Homeland Security last month to assess all assets available for border wall and barrier construction. A spokeswoman for the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Customs and Border Protection declined to...