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White House Government Agencies

  • 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...

  • *Istanbul attack has limited market impact. LONDON, Jan 2- The dollar recovered from a two-week low against a basket of six major currencies on Monday, though trade was thin due to many markets being closed for the New Year holiday. Federal Reserve will hike rates as many as three times this year, and that President-elect Donald Trump will stoke growth and inflation...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Dec 30- Gold prices eased on Friday as gains from a weak dollar was offset by profit-taking at the end of a year in which bullion gained about more than 8 percent, snapping three years of declines. In the first half of 2016, investors increased gold exposure as the Federal Reserve showed caution on raising interest rates due to concerns about global...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 30- U.S. financial regulators are cutting the amount of information that small banks must provide on their condition, performance and risks each quarter, according to a Federal Reserve announcement released on Friday. Banks that do not have foreign offices and hold less than $1 billion in total assets, the bulk of the country's financial...

  • Dec 30- U.S. fishing and hunting equipment retailer Cabela's Inc, which is being bought by privately held rival Bass Pro Shops, said the Federal Trade Commission had sought more information from the companies about the deal. On Friday, Cabela's said Capital One had informed the company that it does not expect to get approval for acquiring the credit card business,...

  • LONDON, Dec 30- Gold hit a two-week high on Friday on a weaker dollar and was set to close 2016 more than 9 percent higher, snapping three years of declines. Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,158.86 an ounce by 1159 GMT, having hit its highest since Dec. 14 at $1,163.14. In the first half of 2016, investors increased gold exposure as the Federal Reserve showed caution on...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • *FDA asks for bigger study. The FDA did not ask for further data on solithromycin's effectiveness in treating CABP, Cempra said. An independent FDA panel narrowly backed the drug, solithromycin, in November, although a preliminary staff review by FDA scientists highlighted a potentially concerning rise in liver enzymes associated with its use.

  • The FDA, in its complete response letter, did not ask for further data on solithromycin's effectiveness in treating CABP, Cempra said on Thursday. An independent panel to the FDA narrowly voted in November in favor of the drug, solithromycin, although in a staff review FDA scientists highlighted a potentially concerning rise in liver enzymes associated with...

  • An independent panel to the FDA narrowly voted in November in favor of the drug, solithromycin, although in a staff review FDA scientists highlighted a potentially concerning rise in liver enzymes associated with its use. The FDA, in its complete response letter, did not ask for further data on solithromycin's effectiveness in treating CABP, Cempra said on...

  • FDA in November narrowly voted in favor of the drug, solithromycin, although in a staff review, FDA scientists highlighted a potentially concerning rise in liver enzymes associated with its use. On Thursday, the FDA did not request any further information on solithromycin's effectiveness in treating CABP, Cempra said. Ketek was approved by the FDA in 2004, but...