A key independent financial agency shifted into Republican hands Friday as President Donald Trump assumed office. Christopher Giancarlo, the lone GOP member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, became acting chairman at the CFTC, succeeding Timothy Massad.
A key independent financial agency shifted into Republican hands Friday as President Donald Trump assumed office. Christopher Giancarlo, the lone GOP member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, became acting chairman at the CFTC, succeeding Timothy Massad.
I write to you today on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, the only trade association exclusively representing the interests of our nation’s federally-insured credit unions at the federal level. We would like to thank you for your focus on small businesses, jobs, and the economy as well as your commitment to reduce our nation’s regulatory burden.
I write to you today on behalf of the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions, the only trade association exclusively representing the interests of our nation’s federally-insured credit unions at the federal level. We would like to thank you for your focus on small businesses, jobs, and the economy as well as your commitment to reduce our nation’s regulatory burden.
In between responding to Democratic attacks on his business leadership, Treasury Secretary designate Steven Mnuchin on Thursday commented on the incoming administration's views on a range of policy issues that fall under the Treasury Department's jurisdiction. Here are some highlights.
In between responding to Democratic attacks on his business leadership, Treasury Secretary designate Steven Mnuchin on Thursday commented on the incoming administration's views on a range of policy issues that fall under the Treasury Department's jurisdiction. Here are some highlights.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, said Thursday he supports the Volcker Rule, but suggested that he wants to make some changes to the Dodd-Frank regulatory framework.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, said Thursday he supports the Volcker Rule, but suggested that he wants to make some changes to the Dodd-Frank regulatory framework.
President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Steven Mnuchin, on Thursday defended his record at the now-defunct California bank OneWest, saying he has been unfairly "maligned" by Senate Democrats.
President-elect Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Steven Mnuchin, on Thursday defended his record at the now-defunct California bank OneWest, saying he has been unfairly "maligned" by Senate Democrats.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's plan to offer national charters to financial technology firms drew a range of reactions from the traditional financial industry, running from lukewarm support to staunch opposition.
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's plan to offer national charters to financial technology firms drew a range of reactions from the traditional financial industry, running from lukewarm support to staunch opposition.
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Ben Carson, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, got a warm reception from Republicans at his confirmation hearing. The retired neurosurgeon and former GOP presidential candidate told members of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee that he sees public housing as a temporary stopgap and wants to lean on the private sector to address housing problems.

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