TOKYO, May 29- Japan's financial regulator is urging banks to strengthen safeguards against potential market turbulence from a U.S. interest rate hike expected later this year, according to a document seen by Reuters. Policymakers believe Japan's banking system remains sound with no immediate signs of financial imbalances or excessive risk-taking.» Read More
President Obama chimed in personally on the IRS controversy today, with CNBC's Robert Frank; Mitch Epner, former federal prosecutor; and CNBC's Larry Kudlow.
The federal government is better at creating low-paying jobs than Wal-Mart and McDonald's combined, says a new report.
Under President Barack Obama's health care law, where you live could make a huge difference in what you'll pay for medications.
Some on Capitol Hill are calling for an investigation over allegations the IRS targeted conservative groups, reports CNBC's John Harwood.
A week after the Federal Reserve endorsed a plan to keep buying bonds to spur economic growth, members are airing differences over their super-easy policy.
Former Rep. Barney Frank, an author of the massive regulation bill that sought to contain too-big-to-fail banks, said the legislation is working.
Under Obamacare, employers offering more generous benefits to highly paid workers could face fines of $100 a day for every worker who doesn't get the perks, up to $500,000.
Massachusetts has had Romneycare since 2006. And, while it's different in some ways from Obamacare, it offers insight into what's ahead for US health care.
Thanks to fast action by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, spouses and unmarried partners who run the home will no longer be penalized for lack of income when they apply for cards.
Recently published health care figures from the federal government confirm what health advocates have been screaming about for years: charges vary enormously, NBC News reports.
Exchanges and broker dealers are developing a plan to prevent the next Knight Trading catastrophe.
When beginning a new job, it's good to start fresh: Make a few changes and form a good impression. For new Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, that meant closing some loopholes.
A look at the defensive moves the nation is taking to protect itself against cyberattacks, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers goes inside a lab to get a glimpse at how workers keep the nation safe from unwanted security breaches on the web.
The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.
Concerns over domestic surveillance aside, the industry says 100,000 jobs could eventually be created if the FAA integrates drones into U.S. airspace by its 2015 target date.
Advocates on both sides of the aisle want to lower the official corporate tax rate and the country's biggest companies are in favor, but how? NYT reports.
In her first speech as SEC chief to the mutual fund industry, Mary Jo White did not provide details about the biggest regulatory threat to the fund companies.
President Obama nominates two key members of his economic team: Penny Pritzker as Secretary of Commerce; and Michael Froman as the next U.S. Trade Representative. Also, CNBC's John Harwood discusses the odds of confirmation for the two nominees.
The FDA has lowered the age limit for Plan B One-Step emergency contraceptive to 15. The pill will be available without a prescription and stocked on store shelves.