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  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills dipping to their lowest level since early May. The Treasury Department auctioned $40 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.250 percent, down from 0.305 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,993.68, while...

  • WASHINGTON— The Justice Department on Monday unsealed criminal charges against a China- based company and four of its executives for conspiring to evade U.S. economic sanctions that target North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles programs. Also Monday, the Treasury Department blacklisted the same firm, Dandong Hongxiang Industrial...

  • LONDON, Sept 26- Governments worldwide should pass new laws to facilitate the sharing of information between themselves and the private sector in order to better combat financial crime, HSBC's top lawyer told a banking conference in Geneva on Monday. Levey, who was under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the U.S. treasury department from...

  • "The market is worried about possible volatility from supply and the presidential debate," said Aaron Kohli, interest rate strategist with BMO Capital Markets in New York. The U.S. Treasury Department will sell $26 billion in two-year notes, $34 billion in five-year debt and $28 billion in seven-year notes next week. With polls suggesting a tightening U.S....

  • European Commissioner Margrethe Vestager

    The EU official who slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion back-tax bill says she's not done yet with American companies that park profits offshore.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it expected to receive a U.S. license to sell jetliners to Iran soon, after Airbus confirmed earlier in the day that it had been licensed for similar sales by the Treasury Department. "We understand that the U.S. government has issued Airbus a license to sell aircraft to Iran," Chicago- based Boeing said in a statement.

  • WASHINGTON— Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills fell in Monday's auction with rates on three-month bills dropping to their lowest level in five weeks. The Treasury Department auctioned $40 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate of 0.305 percent, down from 0.375 percent last week. For a $10,000 bill, the three-month price was $9,992.29, while a...

  • European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager holds a news conference at EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, July 14, 2016.

    The EU official who slapped Apple with a $14.5 billion back tax bill says she's not done yet with American companies that park profits offshore.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 13- Long-dated Treasury yields rose to their highest levels in around three months on Tuesday on heavy Treasury and corporate debt supply and on concerns about global central bank policy. The Treasury Department saw weak demand for a $12 billion sale of 30- year bonds, the final sale of $56 billion this week in coupon-bearing supply.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The U.S. government posted a $107 billion budget deficit in August, a 66 percent increase from the same month last year, the Treasury Department said on Tuesday. When accounting for calendar adjustments, August would have shown a $118 billion deficit compared with an adjusted $107 billion deficit in the same month in 2015..

  • Cramer: Lew is 'business as usual'

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's view of the economy at the Delivering Alpha Conference as well as oil and the Fed's grip on the markets.

  • Lew: We've done enormously important work

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses his legacy at the Treasury and what he would write in the letter to his successor.

  • Lew: In recession, fiscal authories put too much pressure on monetary side

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses the cooperation between fiscal and monetary policy.

  • Lew: We need to invest trillions in infrastructure

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses infrastructure investment and funding in the U.S.

  • Lew: US can't be the only economic engine

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses the state of the U.S. economy compared to the rest of the world.

  • Still time for TPP approval: Jack Lew

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shares his thoughts on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and trade.

  • Europe's action out of normal tax framework: Jack Lew

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew discusses his op-ed piece where he criticizes the European Commission for ordering Apple to pay $14.5 billion in taxes.

  • Jack Lew: Tax reform must be revenue neutral

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shares his thoughts on tax reform. We propose eliminating loopholes and deductions and use the revenues we get by reducing the tax rate on the business side, says Lew.

  • Wells Fargo is a wake up call: Jack Lew

    It is the kind of behavior we have to stop, says Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, talking about the importance of bank regulations.

  • No one is too big to jail: Jack Lew

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, shares his thoughts on whether the government has gone far enough to protect consumers.