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  • BEIJING— This week's conference in Beijing centered on President Xi Jinping's "One Belt, One Road" initiative has drawn heads of state and government from 29 countries, along with leaders of global organizations including the United Nations and International Monetary Fund. Some quotes from a few of the meeting's leading participants touching on the...

  • BEIJING— Pledging more than $100 billion in financing, Chinese President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to investment as leaders from 29 countries gathered to promote a Chinese initiative that could increase Beijing's global influence. Other countries welcome the investment, but...

  • March 8- David Nason, a General Electric executive and former Treasury Department official, has told the White House he is no longer interested in serving as the Federal Reserve's bank supervision chief. Nason informed the White House that he no longer wished to be considered for the position of Vice Chairman at the Federal Reserve. "This could be seen as a victory...

  • March 8- David Nason, a General Electric executive and former Treasury Department official, has told the White House that he was no longer interested in taking up the role of Federal Reserve's bank supervision chief, Bloomberg reported. Nason, who heads GE's Energy Financial Services division, said he plans to pursue opportunities at the conglomerate,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The Federal Reserve Board's top bank regulator said on Friday he would resign, giving a boost to President Donald Trump's plans to ease reforms put in place after the 2007-09 financial crisis. Daniel Tarullo, a strong regulator who was dovish on monetary policy in his seven years on the board, said in his resignation letter to Trump he would...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The top Federal Reserve official charged with bank regulation said on Friday that he would resign, giving President Donald Trump the ability to reshape the powerful board governing the U.S. financial system just as he begins revamping and undoing reforms put in place after the 2007-09 financial crisis. Daniel Tarullo, at the Fed since 2009,...

  • Under a new carbon tax plan proposed by conservatives, a family of four would receive $2,000 in the first year from taxes on fossil fuels.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- A group of elder Republican statesmen, including three former Cabinet members, said they will meet with White House officials on Wednesday to propose a $40 per ton tax on carbon emissions to fend off global climate change. "Now that the Republican Party controls the White House, both chambers of Congress and a majority of state legislatures, it...

  • Former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions, U.S. Department of the Treasury, David Nason.

    David Nason, a former Treasury Department official, is the front runner to become the Federal Reserve's top Wall Street regulator.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 19- David Nason, a General Electric executive and former Treasury Department official, is the front runner to become the Federal Reserve's top Wall Street regulator under President-elect Donald Trump, sources familiar with the screening said on Thursday. In 2008, Nason was a deputy to Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson as U.S....

  • Mnuchin said in a 42- page financial disclosure report that these investments include more than $50 million worth of common shares of CIT Group Inc, the financial services group that acquired his OneWest Bank in 2015.. The disclosure forms, which allow a range for the value of assets, reveal that Mnuchin is worth at least $118 million to around $392 million,...

  • Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil.

    Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of State, boasts investments in Chinese and Russian firms among his almost $500 million in total assets.

  • Donald Trump's nominees for Treasury secretary, Steve Mnuchin (l), and for Commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross (r).

    Analysts and politicians have denounced a law that they say offers a tax shelter for rich government appointees. But that’s not how the rule works.

  • Steve Mnuchin

    He never ran a large organization or showed himself to be an accomplished economist. But he is very much a part of the firmament of the finance world.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post. Mnuchin is the first person with extensive Wall Street experience to head the Treasury...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin is the first person with Wall Street experience to...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 29- President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name former Goldman Sachs partner and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as his nominee for Treasury secretary, a source said on Tuesday, putting a Wall Street veteran in the top U.S. economic Cabinet post for the first time in eight years. Mnuchin is the first person with Wall Street experience to...

  • Deutsche bank clock ticking

    German officials could be about to find themselves in an uncomfortable position: Being called on to rescue a bank.

  • Hank Paulson

    Republican former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC that Hillary Clinton has the "temperament" to find middle ground on the big issues.

  • Hank Paulson on Hillary Clinton

    Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson explains why he is supporting Hillary Clinton in her presidential bid.