He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was told there wasn’t anything medical science could do. It was frightening news. The cancer robbed my family of our time together. Four short months later, Dad was gone. He was only 52 years old.
He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was told there wasn’t anything medical science could do. It was frightening news. The cancer robbed my family of our time together. Four short months later, Dad was gone. He was only 52 years old.
Cybersecurity is at the very core of the financial services industry — from enabling customers to access their data online, to monitoring websites and apps, to securing ATMs and points of sale, there’s not a financial services firm that doesn’t count cybersecurity among its highest priorities.
Cybersecurity is at the very core of the financial services industry — from enabling customers to access their data online, to monitoring websites and apps, to securing ATMs and points of sale, there’s not a financial services firm that doesn’t count cybersecurity among its highest priorities.
Congress' decision to use the little-utilized Congressional Review Act to repeal broadband privacy regulations the Federal Communications Commission handed down in October has been met with less than universal approval. Bills to increase user control over online privacy have since been introduced by members of both parties, and in both chambers of Congress.
Congress' decision to use the little-utilized Congressional Review Act to repeal broadband privacy regulations the Federal Communications Commission handed down in October has been met with less than universal approval. Bills to increase user control over online privacy have since been introduced by members of both parties, and in both chambers of Congress.
Backlash in Kansas over major tax cuts enacted by Gov. Sam Brownback and his fellow Republicans in the legislature offers lessons for federal tax-writers who are coming up with a tax reform bill of their own, experts say.
Backlash in Kansas over major tax cuts enacted by Gov. Sam Brownback and his fellow Republicans in the legislature offers lessons for federal tax-writers who are coming up with a tax reform bill of their own, experts say.
President Donald Trump this week questioned the impartiality of several attorneys hired by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate whether Trump campaign associates colluded with the Russian government leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
President Donald Trump this week questioned the impartiality of several attorneys hired by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate whether Trump campaign associates colluded with the Russian government leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
America’s leadership of the industries of the future -- from connected health care to autonomous vehicles and more -- is at risk. A global race to be the first to deploy 5G -- fifth generation wireless networks -- is underway, and China, Japan and South Korea, among others, are doing everything they can to win.
America’s leadership of the industries of the future -- from connected health care to autonomous vehicles and more -- is at risk. A global race to be the first to deploy 5G -- fifth generation wireless networks -- is underway, and China, Japan and South Korea, among others, are doing everything they can to win.
While Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been telling lawmakers about the impending need to raise the debt ceiling, a new poll suggests voters may need some more convincing as well.
While Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has been telling lawmakers about the impending need to raise the debt ceiling, a new poll suggests voters may need some more convincing as well.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry justified the administration’s proposed cuts to energy research in Congress this week by saying the shortfall could be made up by the private sector.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry justified the administration’s proposed cuts to energy research in Congress this week by saying the shortfall could be made up by the private sector.
Left-leaning activists, health analysts and other opponents have spent much of the month bemoaning a lack of media coverage on Senate Republicans' secretive efforts to draft their legislation to repeal and replace significant parts of Obamacare.
Left-leaning activists, health analysts and other opponents have spent much of the month bemoaning a lack of media coverage on Senate Republicans' secretive efforts to draft their legislation to repeal and replace significant parts of Obamacare.
A group of independent regulators on Thursday told members of the Senate Banking Committee that they think their agencies should make a range of changes to major regulations related to bank supervision enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
A group of independent regulators on Thursday told members of the Senate Banking Committee that they think their agencies should make a range of changes to major regulations related to bank supervision enacted in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) brushed off concerns raised by some in the House Democratic Caucus that she is dragging them down in competitive races, saying her legislative and fundraising prowess make up for any downsides to being seen with her.
Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that's drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress. And while nothing's assured, backing by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai may help push those congressional efforts across the finish line.
Expanding high-speed internet access to rural areas has been one of the few issues that's drawn bipartisan support in a sharply divided Congress. And while nothing's assured, backing by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai may help push those congressional efforts across the finish line.
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Finance Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Thirty-four banks received passing grades on their stress tests, the first of two examination results set for release this month by the Federal Reserve. The stress-test results give financial deregulation advocates, including those in the Trump administration, a new point of argument in their push to roll back financial regulations, while advocates for regulations that arose from the 2008 financial crisis argue that the health of banks is an indication that the rules are working.

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