President Barack Obama could act without Congress to limit U.S. corporations moving their tax domiciles abroad in inversion deals, a tax expert says.» Read More
Lael Brainard, US Treasury official on international economic policy, is stepping down from her post at the end of the week. The FT reports.
Calls to tax the rich are suddenly reaching higher volume, whether it's Bill Gross' “Scrooge McDuck” blog or a ballot measure in Colorado to make high earners pay for schools, or New York's Bill de Blasio’s tax proposal.
Prosecutors allege Leonard Francis obtained military secrets by lining up hookers, Lady Gaga tickets, and other bribes for a U.S. commander.
The government shutdown may have ended a couple of weeks ago, but, like a bad hangover, the economic fears and financial uncertainty are lingering.
Inflation is low, so "What's the hurry" to taper the Fed's massive bond-buying program, the St. Louis Fed president said Monday.
Just 17 percent of people potentially eligible for Obamacare insurance have visited new government-run health marketplaces to shop for coverage.
As problems mount for the president, the signs of Hillary Clinton's early efforts to move away from Barack Obama are subtle but unmistakable.
Federal subsidies will pay the entire monthly cost of some plans being offered in the online marketplaces. The New York Times reports.
For a Brownstone Brooklyn populist, likely New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has some surprising supporters in the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
Americans and the media at large have turned against the president and Obamacare.
Democrat Bill de Blasio seems headed to be New York's next mayor. But Wall Street's worries about his election are unwarranted, some observers say.
Americans have a number of ways to replace coverage, including a new option that offers many the chance to actually save money.
Just six enrollments made it through HealthCare.Gov in the first 24 hours, documents from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee show.
Instead of coercing Americans to buy a product they don’t want from a website that doesn’t work, let’s give them more choices and make Obamacare voluntary, said Rep. Michele Bachmann.
Now that the government shutdown is over, federal employees are free to return to pressing matters. Like the length of their lunch break.
The Fed "clearly missed" an opportunity to begin tapering its massive bond-buying program in September, Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser says.
The Fed wants reassurance that labor market improvements will last before starting to scale back its bond-buying campaign, a senior Fed official said.
A German lawmaker said Edward Snowden was willing to assist investigations into alleged U.S. surveillance of Angela Merkel.
President Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to stop eavesdropping on the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
Cuts kicking in Friday will siphon $5 billion from a program that helps one in seven Americans put three meals on the table.
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