As a deadline looms, the Obama administration said it would push back hard against any legislation to loosen Dodd-Frank. The NYT reports.» Read More
WASHINGTON— Pfizer and Allergan are pursuing the biggest buyout in health care history, a $160 billion deal that would essentially send one of the biggest U.S. corporations overseas, or at least its legal domicile and principal executive offices. Under a maneuver known as an "inversion," Pfizer will be able to lower its corporate tax load by reorganizing as a...
WASHINGTON— The Obama administration on Thursday issued new rules aimed at reducing the tax benefits available to companies that move their tax addresses overseas. He again urged Congress to pass legislation. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R- Utah, said that approval of legislation in Congress will require "stronger leadership from the White...
Alexander Hamilton will continue to be honored in some fashion on the $10 bill in addition to a yet-to-be announced woman, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew tells CNBC he worries that waiting to the last minute to raise the nation's borrowing authority could result in a terrible accident.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, weighs in on the U.S. budget and why he does not think the government should be able to pick and choose which bills it wants to pay. Also Lew discusses China's currency commitment.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, shares his thoughts on interest rates, wage growth, redesigning U.S. currency to improve security, and reforming housing finance.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, says the debt limit is not a spending commitment, all it does is give the country the ability to pay the bills and Congress needs to act quickly.
The Treasury Department is urging Congress to raise the nation's debt limit earlier than expected, reports "Squawk on the Street's" Carl Quintanilla.
The world's confidence in the U.S. could disappear quickly if Congress falters with economic issues.
WASHINGTON/ HAVANA, Sept 18- The United States announced new rules on Friday to further ease trade, travel and investment restrictions with Cuba, but Cuban President Raul Castro told President Barack Obama that Washington should go even further and lift its economic embargo on the Communist-ruled island. The rare phone call between the two leaders followed...
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The Obama administration announced wide-ranging new rules on Friday to ease trade, travel and investment restrictions with Cuba, the latest effort to chip away at the long-standing U.S. economic embargo amid a diplomatic thaw between the two former Cold War foes. Washington touted the moves as a way to boost business and to support more...
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The United States on Friday issued regulations easing restrictions on American companies seeking to do business in Cuba and opening up travel in the latest action to weaken the U.S. trade embargo amid warming relations with the Communist country. The rules, which take effect on Monday, Sept. 21, target travel, telecommunications,...
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The United States on Friday issued regulations easing restrictions on American companies seeking to do business in Cuba and opening up travel in the latest move to weaken the U.S. trade embargo amid warming relations with the Communist country. The rules target travel, telecommunications, Internet-based services, business operations,...
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew is meeting with China's Finance Minister, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman speaks exclusively with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in a wide-ranging interview covering everything from China's currency devaluation to the Iran deal to the U.S. economy.
CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to talk about the nuclear deal with Iran and restructuring debt in Greece.
The treasury secretary, in an exclusive CNBC interview, also said the stock market turmoil isn't a major concern at this point.
CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to talk about what concerns him about China, including the devaluation of the Chinese yuan and China's economic relationship with the U.S.
CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses his interview with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and his comments on China's devaluation of the yuan and arresting a journalist.
CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to talk about market risk, high frequency trading and regulations.