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  • Jack Lew: Keeping an eye on market volatility Thursday, 3 Sep 2015 | 6:05 AM ET
    Jack Lew: Keeping an eye on market volatility

    CNBC's Steve Liesman sits down with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to talk about market risk, high frequency trading and regulations.

  • US $10 getting a facelift Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    US $10 getting a facelift

    Whose face should grace the new ten dollar bill? Kabir Sehgal, "Coined" author, has some suggestions.

  • Still bullish on China Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015 | 7:20 AM ET
    Still bullish on China

    Kabir Sehgal, "Coined" author, shares his thoughts on the devaluation of the Chinese yuan.

  • Rates jump at weekly US Treasury bill auction Monday, 31 Aug 2015 | 4:21 PM ET

    The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.095 percent, up from 0.050 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.270 percent, up from 0.200 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,997.60, while a six-month bill sold for $9,986.35.

  • China's 'QT' is the real global economic threat Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 2:11 PM ET
    An employee counts Chinese yuan bank notes in a Standard Chartered bank branch in Shanghai.

    Investors have been agonizing over how big a threat China poses to the global economy, but they may be looking in the wrong place.

  • US targets Swiss bodega for ties to Colombian rebels Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 11:40 AM ET

    BOGOTA, Colombia— The U.S. Treasury Department is levying financial sanctions on four Colombians accused of laundering money for leftist rebels through a speciality grocer and money transfer shop in Switzerland. The four individuals targeted Thursday as foreign narcotics kingpins ran a Zurich- based bodega called the Colombiano Latin Shop that...

  • Aug 26- Presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday said he thought it was "worth the fight" for congressional Republicans to threaten not to raise the U.S. debt limit as a way to pressure the Obama administration to agree to spending cuts. The Treasury Department has said the federal government can stay under its borrowing limit until at least the end of...

  • Obamacare Cadillac tax's secret threat Tuesday, 25 Aug 2015 | 3:00 AM ET
    A man holds a sign directing people to an insurance company where they can sign up for the Affordable Care Act, in Miami.

    The 40 percent tax on high-cost health plans is expected to hit 26 percent of employers in 2018

  • Rates drop at weekly US Treasury bill auction Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 6:19 PM ET

    The Treasury Department auctioned $24 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.050 percent, down from 0.105 percent last week. Another $24 billion in six-month bills was auctioned at a discount rate of 0.200 percent, down from 0.245 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,998.72, while a six-month bill sold for $9,989.89.

  • White House: Obama briefed on markets Monday, 24 Aug 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks on a nuclear deal with Iran at American University in Washington, August 5, 2015.

    President Barack Obama has been briefed on choppy market movement, and the Treasury Department continues to monitor developments.

  • Treasuries climbed in June to their highest level in 16 months, data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Monday, as worries about Greece and Chinese equities prompted a flight to safe havens. Treasuries totaled $69.8 billion in June, the largest since February 2014, when inflows hit $90.5 billion. As Greece struggled, China was in its own tailspin, courtesy...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 17- The U.S. Internal Revenue Service said Monday a hacking attack into one of its computer databases revealed in May was much more extensive than previously thought, with nearly three times as many taxpayers hit by data theft. The IRS said in late May the tax return information of about 114,000 U.S. taxpayers had been illegally accessed by cyber...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 12- The United States posted a budget deficit of $149.2 billion in July, up 58 percent from the same period last year, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a $132 billion deficit for July. Receipts last month totaled $225.5 billion, a 5 percent increase from July 2014, while outlays stood at $374.7...

  • U.S. budget deficit widens to $149.2 billion in July Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 2:00 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Aug 12- The United States posted a budget deficit of $149.2 billion in July, up 58 percent from the same period last year, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a $132 billion deficit for July. Receipts last month totaled $225.5 billion, a 5 percent increase from July 2014, while outlays stood at $374.7...

  • Icahn: Sure, Trump—let's do this Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 4:13 PM ET
    Carl Icahn

    A representative for Icahn did not immediately respond to a request for a confirmation.

  • Costly tax scams increasing: How to avoid them Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | 10:34 AM ET
    The Internal Revenue Service headquarters in Washington.

    Tax scammers have been getting more sophisticated in their schemes. Here's how to avoid them, The Fiscal Times reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 3- The Obama administration on Monday placed sanctions on a dozen companies and institutions for their role in the ongoing conflict in Syria. The Treasury Department added the names of several shipping and energy companies, including Aqua Shipping and Milenyum Energy S.A. in Turkey, to a sanctions list published online. It also added to the list...

  • These states' retirees are the best prepared Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 2:47 PM ET
    Jackson Lake, Wyoming.

    Retirement security takes the right mix of savings, income and job prospects. Here's how the states stack up.

  • NEW YORK, July 23- All it usually takes to borrow money from your 401 are a few clicks on a website, and a check will arrive a few days later. Internal Revenue Service rules say you can borrow up to $50,000 or 50 percent of the account balance, whichever is greater. The problem is with middle-aged workers, who are the heaviest loan users, according data from the Employee...

  • Social Security disability fund could run dry soon Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 6:00 PM ET
    A tray of checks is shown at the U.S. Treasury printing facility in Philadelphia in this July 18, 2011 photo.

    The 11 million people who receive Social Security disability face big benefit cuts next year, unless Congress acts.