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  • In a move that sets up another round of debate over the extenders in 2015, senior Republicans said a short-term extension would be approved for the package, with the House of Representatives acting as soon as this week. The Obama administration weighed in, with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew meeting with congressional Democrats and saying in a statement that...

  • The Obama administration also weighed in, with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew meeting with congressional Democrats and saying in a statement that the White House was "open to supporting shorter-term alternatives" on the extenders. At a cost of tens of billions of dollars to taxpayers, the 55- item extenders package also includes some very narrow measures, such...

  • Abe's 3 ways to fix Japan's economy Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:22 PM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    With its economy contracting, Japan's much-heralded, three-pronged Abenomics revival is beginning to look like a two-legged stool.

  • CAIRO, Oct 27- From mega-projects to tax reforms, Egyptian ministers presented detailed initiatives last week to revive an economy battered by three years of upheaval and decades of neglect. Quizzed about Egypt's political challenges, however, they had less to say. Marking themselves out from predecessors, the ministers spoke with candour about the enormity...

  • The Treasury official heading the ISIS attack Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:45 AM ET
    David Cohen, under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the Treasury Department

    David S. Cohen, the Treasury Department's intelligence strategist and global enforcer, makes sure illicit funds do not go to terrorists. NYT reports.

  • Lew: Recent euro moves linked more to fundamentals Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    Lew said recent movements of the euro versus the dollar seem linked more to differences in growth than policies aimed at depreciating the Euro.

  • Federal deficit falls to $483 billion: Treasury  Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    The Treasury Department says the fiscal 2014 federal budget deficit fell to $483 billion, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Lew: Global economy continues to underperform  Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the Euro area recovery lags other advanced economies, reports CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • DETROIT, Sept 24- The U.S. Treasury last year permitted top executives at General Motors Co and Ally Financial Inc to collect "excessive pay" while those companies were part of a taxpayer-funded government loan program, a special inspector general reported on Wednesday. In April, Treasury said it lost $11.2 billion on the $49.5- billion GM bailout.

  • Debate: Inversion policy & tax reform  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    Debating the plan to prevent tax inversions, Doug Holtz-Eakin, American Action Forum, says the Treasurys plan is worse than doing nothing. Christian Weller, Center for American Progress, explains why he favors inversion regulation.

  • Treasury inversion rules  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 2:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers discusses the Treasury Department's new rules to discourage companies from moving their headquarters overseas to avoid taxes.

  • Tax inversion crackdown  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    Jared Bernstein, Budget & Policy Priorities, shares his thoughts on the Obama administrations efforts to implement new regulations that would diminish the ability for companies to escape U.S. taxes.

  • Lew tackles tax inversions  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Treasury Department is trying to make tax inversions less economically appealing to corporations but they will not be able to eliminate them all.

  • Treasury moves to combat tax inversions  Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 6:08 AM ET

    The Treasury Department is seeking to reduce the benefits of companies buying foreign firms to switch tax domicile to a country with lower rates, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Lew: More to say later Monday about tax inversions Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 4:18 PM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    The issue of so-called tax inversions has been a major policy point for President Barack Obama over the past few months.

  • BEIJING, Sept 16- A signboard at the top of a staircase in the ageing Beijing offices of the National Development and Reform Commission directs lawyers and company officials to numbered conference rooms for antitrust meetings.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's tough competition policy is souring the mood for foreign investment, a European business lobby said on Tuesday, in the latest report to criticise Chinese regulators over a series of contentious investigations into international firms.

  • BEIJING, Sept 9- China's tough competition policy is souring the mood for foreign investment, a European business lobby said on Tuesday, in the latest report to criticize Chinese regulators over a series of contentious investigations into international firms.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sept 22 Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo and other banking officials testify before Senate Banking Committee on Wall Street Reform- 1400 GMT. Counselor to the Treasury Secretary Michael Stegman speaks before the 2014 American Mortgage Conference in Raleigh- 1715 GMT.

  • Congress must tackle inversions: Rep. Van Hollen Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 6:15 PM ET
    House Budget Committee ranking member Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.

    The White House can help stem inversions, but issue must be addressed by Congress, says Rep. Van Hollen.