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  • Wall Street NYSE

    U.S. stocks were lower Thursday as investors digested economic data and looked ahead to 2017.

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016.

    U.S. stocks turned negative as investors watched the elusive 20,000 mark for the Dow Jones industrial average slip away.

  • The Treasury Department auctioned $34 billion of 5- year notes, which fetched a high yield of 2.057 percent, the highest since April 2011. Treasury yields fell precipitously after the auction, with benchmark 10- year Treasury note yields hitting their lowest since Dec. 14 and 30- year bond yields touching their lowest since Dec. 8. "We started off with pending home...

  • *China has been using reserves to support yuan. Treasuries for a seventh straight month in October, and Japan moved past China to become the largest non-U.S. holder of American government debt for the first time in nearly two years, U.S. Treasury Department data showed on Thursday. China led a broad-based selloff in Treasuries in October, during which nine of the 10...

  • *China has been using reserves to support yuan. Treasuries for the month of October, outpacing China for the first time in nearly two years, data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Thursday. "China has been needing liquidity, and that's one of the sources of them getting it, with a lot of moving parts such as the value of their currency," said Lou Brien, market...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 15- Japan became the largest holder of U.S. Treasuries for the month of October, outpacing China for the first time in nearly two years, data from the U.S. Treasury Department showed on Thursday. Japan held $1.131 trillion in U.S.

  • CHICAGO, Dec 14- Ed Slott is one of the nation's top experts on IRAs. Internal Revenue Service rules require retirement investors to begin withdrawing a certain amount annually from traditional IRAs and 401 accounts in the year that they reach age 70-1/ 2. The deadline for most required minimum distributions is Dec. 31, so this is a good time to double-check on your...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 14- Ed Slott is one of the nation's top experts on IRAs. Internal Revenue Service rules require retirement investors to begin withdrawing a certain amount annually from traditional IRAs and 401 accounts in the year that they reach age 70-1/ 2. The deadline for most required minimum distributions is Dec. 31, so this is a good time to double-check on your...

  • Bonds

    Larry Kudlow told CNBC's "Closing Bell" on Friday that the growth of the U.S. economy makes this the perfect time to issue a 100-year bond.

  • CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder.

    Puzder has argued broadly against too much regulation and cheered Trump's presidential win as a victory for business.

  • NEW YORK, Dec 6- The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday sold $45 billion of one-month bills with the fewest bids for this maturity at an auction since August, Treasury data showed. The ratio of bids to the amount offered was 3.23, the lowest since 3.17 at a one-month T-bill auction held on Aug. 23. The Treasury sold the latest one-month bill issue at an interest rate of...

  • The 2016 Electoral College Map.

    Trump faces the challenge of sustaining support from red states while redistributing the benefits of federal tax policy toward blue states.

  • FRANKFURT/ WASHINGTON, Dec 2- President Barack Obama blocked a Chinese investment fund from acquiring the U.S. business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron because the deal posed a risk to American national security, the Treasury Department said on Friday. In 2012, Obama ordered Ralls Corp, owned by China's Sany Group, to sell its interest in wind...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- President Barack Obama issued an executive order which prohibits China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund from acquiring the U.S. business of German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron, the Treasury Department said on Friday. The White House said it was blocking the deal following an assessment done by the Committee on Foreign...

  • Stephen 'Steve' Schwarzman, co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Blackstone Group LP.

    Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman will chair Trump's forum, which will feature the heads of some of the largest American companies.

  • Grover Norquist, founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform.

    Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, said Donald Trump's tax reform plan will drive the U.S. economy to grow 4 percent.

  • Real estate agents arrive at a brokers tour showing a house for sale in San Rafael, California.

    The incoming presidential administration is apparently not afraid to take a homeownership bonus: The mortgage interest deduction.

  • Chance for tax reform as good as it's been since 1986: Kimmitt

    Former U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Robert Kimmitt discusses President-elect Trump's choice of Steve Mnuchin for his Treasury secretary and how successful their policies may be during the administration.

  • Nov 30- A federal court in California on Wednesday allowed the Internal Revenue Service to seek three years of information from blockchain firm Coinbase Inc about its American users, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The court in Northern District of California authorized the IRS to serve a so-called " John Doe summons," used when the summoned person can't be...

  • Nov 30- A federal court in California on Wednesday allowed the Internal Revenue Service to seek two years of information from blockchain firm Coinbase Inc about its American users, the U.S. Department of Justice said. The court in Northern District of California authorized the IRS to serve a so-called " John Doe summons," used when the summoned person can't be...