The national debt would surge under a Donald Trump presidency, though not as much as originally thought, according to a new analysis.
Aug 11- Big Wall Street banks are asking the U.S. In deciding whether to grant Wall Street more leeway, the Fed has asked banks to provide details on their specific investments to prove that they fall under the statutory definition of "illiquid," said the people, who requested anonymity to discuss non-public regulatory discussions. They are making their push in...
Aug 3- A bond market unprecedented in history means investors face the risk of potentially unprecedented losses. Fitch Ratings published a study this week finding that if global sovereign bond yields revert just to where they were in 2011, investors would suffer losses of as much as $3.8 trillion, a bit more than 10 percent of the $37.7 trillion in outstanding...
June 23- A federal court's striking down of the government's designation of insurer MetLife Inc as "too-big-to-fail" could undermine efforts to head off another financial crisis, authors of the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law said. In a brief filed on Thursday with a federal appeals court, former Senator Chris Dodd, former Representative Barney...
CNBC's Steve Liesman provides highlights from Thursday night's event where Fed Chair Janet Yellen was joined by predecessors Ben Bernanke, Alan Greenspan and Paul Volcker. Yellen said the Fed remains in gradual hiking mode and the U.S. is not a bubble economy.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen touted the strength of the United States economy and said she did not regret the December rate hike.
April is one of the market's best months. But a poor earnings season and March's heady gains could cause lackluster returns.
Growth is the singular economic issue of our time, says Larry Kudlow. He thinks Bush and Trump have the best ideas on taxes.
Opposition has been going on since Hamilton/Jefferson, says Roger Lowenstein, New York Times Magazine, providing an inside look at the creation of the nation's central bank.
What is the Federal Reserve going to do? No one knows, but here's a solution: a 1/8 of a point rate hike.
Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker shared his thoughts on the liquidity of the bond market.
Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital VP of equity research, reacts to the Fed's decision to give banks an extra 2 years to conform to the part of the Volcker Rule that would force them to sell "riskier" forms of debt.
A U.S. bank regulator said the Volcker Rule could cost the industry a one-time annual charge of up to $4.3 billion.
Will the bull run continue? The question is whether conditions are ripe for economic growth and corporate earnings to rise.
Ben Bernanke earned more in 40 minutes on Tuesday than he made all of last year as head of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Though the Federal Reserve’s stimulus efforts have wide approval among investors and bankers, some argue its policies distort and harm the economy.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reveals why regulators have gone back to the drawing board on certain parts of the Volcker Rule, and what it means for the banks.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports regulators are reviewing a ban on banks holding certain debt securities, and explains how this will impact smaller banking institutions.
Former Fed Chair Sheila Bair shares her thoughts on the Volcker Rule and weighs in on the state of the banking sector. CNBC's Rick Santelli provides perspective.
Three Fed chairmen from different eras: Paul Volcker, Ben Bernanke and Alan Greenspan. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight.