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A "tougher" Volcker rule takes aim at executives, should the firms have lapses in oversight, according to people familiar with the matter.
Insurance agents are frustrated that as they try to help customers navigate Obamacare's marketplaces, they aren't earning the commissions they've long built their businesses around.
Despite a five-year low in the unemployment rate, the long-term jobless haven't found relief, White House economist Jason Furman tells CNBC.
Friday's jobs report contained unambiguous good news, but a debt limit battle in Washington looms.
Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser tells CNBC "it's probably time to gracefully exit" the central bank's quantitative easing bond purchases.
Job creation moved forward again in November, with the U.S. economy adding a better-than-expected 203,000 to the employment rolls.
Congressional leaders from both parties are working out the details of a two-year federal budget deal they hope to vote on before the holiday recess.
China is ready to force more than two dozen journalists from American news organizations to leave the country by the end of the year. The NYT reports.
The U.S. pledged to keep any trade deal from weakening its regulations, and said it would press to match efforts to make banking and trading safer.
In a speech Thursday, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew will make it clear that more measures may be needed to strengthen the global financial system.
U.S. President Barack Obama said he is not allowed to have an iPhone for "security reasons," though he does have an iPad.
President Barack Obama is ordering the federal government to nearly triple its use of renewable sources for electricity by 2020.
Dr. Bill Grace told CNBC that the program's enrollment issues are also causing problems for providers.
The retooled federal Obamacare marketplace enrolled nearly 30,000 people on Sunday and Monday, surpassing the total for all of October, a source says.
Economic conditions remained status quo from early October through mid-November, leaving the Fed in a policy quandary.
Brace yourself: The U.S. is about to go over the "dairy cliff," which could cause milk prices to jump.
President Obama put a renewed focus on the income gap between rich and poor as he begins setting the agenda for the rest of his presidency.
The New York City Council on Wednesday held a hearing to debate banning e-cigarettes from public places.
After a judge ruled that the city can proceed with its historic bankruptcy, the stage is set for an epic legal battle over who helps pick up the tab.
In a sharp rebuff, China accused Washington of taking Japan's side in a tense clash over disputed islands in the East China Sea.
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