WASHINGTON, June 6- Ben Bernanke has a plea for U.S. policymakers on behalf of his regulatory heirs: Keep big banks out of bankruptcy court in the event of a future Wall Street meltdown. Bankruptcy court may be the wrong place for banks to meet their maker, the former Federal Reserve chairman said on Tuesday at the Brookings Institution in Washington.
Under a new carbon tax plan proposed by conservatives, a family of four would receive $2,000 in the first year from taxes on fossil fuels.
David Nason, a former Treasury Department official, is the front runner to become the Federal Reserve's top Wall Street regulator.
Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of State, boasts investments in Chinese and Russian firms among his almost $500 million in total assets.
Analysts and politicians have denounced a law that they say offers a tax shelter for rich government appointees. But that’s not how the rule works.
He never ran a large organization or showed himself to be an accomplished economist. But he is very much a part of the firmament of the finance world.
German officials could be about to find themselves in an uncomfortable position: Being called on to rescue a bank.
Republican former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson tells CNBC that Hillary Clinton has the "temperament" to find middle ground on the big issues.
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson explains why he is supporting Hillary Clinton in her presidential bid.
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, shares his thoughts on trade relations.
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson, weighs in on central bank policies, and low rates.
A small but growing number of Republican business leaders have crossed party lines to support Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.
Donald J. Trump and Gov. Mike Pence are on the record as having very different attitudes on recent fiscal policy.
Business leader and ex-Bill Clinton advisor Glenn Hutchins says the U.S. needs to avoid at all costs self-inflicted "chaos and uncertainty."
Donald Trump can control his own destiny in his race against Hillary Clinton, says former GOP presidential candidate Steve Forbes.
Henry Paulson called a Donald Trump presidency "unthinkable" and said he will vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Politico's Ben White weighs in on Hank Paulson's backing of Hillary Clinton and George Will leaving the GOP.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told CNBC: "Everyone who engages in business knows that it's subject to changes in law or in ruling."
The U.S. must make it more cost effective for American companies to bring overseas profits back home, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson says
Former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson criticized the Obama administration's new rules to prevent inversion deals. A corporate tax overhaul is the answer, he added.