Some members of the Federal Reserve committee that sets interest rates have started to include policy changes advocated by lawmakers and the Trump administration into their economic projections, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday, but not to the point that the prospects for tax reform or infrastructure spending are influencing monetary policy decisions.
Some members of the Federal Reserve committee that sets interest rates have started to include policy changes advocated by lawmakers and the Trump administration into their economic projections, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said Wednesday, but not to the point that the prospects for tax reform or infrastructure spending are influencing monetary policy decisions.
Christopher Giancarlo, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, on Wednesday laid out a policy agenda that calls revising "flawed" swaps rules and having the CFTC play a more influential role on the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
Christopher Giancarlo, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, on Wednesday laid out a policy agenda that calls revising "flawed" swaps rules and having the CFTC play a more influential role on the Financial Stability Oversight Council.
A Tuesday confirmation hearing for Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. trade representative, did not resolve partisan disagreement over whether a waiver is needed before the full Senate can vote on his nomination.
A Tuesday confirmation hearing for Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. trade representative, did not resolve partisan disagreement over whether a waiver is needed before the full Senate can vote on his nomination.
The Semiconductor Industry Association, a trade group representing U.S chipmakers such as Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc. and IBM Corp., came out in support of the House GOP’s "Better Way" tax plan on Tuesday.
The Semiconductor Industry Association, a trade group representing U.S chipmakers such as Intel Corp., Qualcomm Inc. and IBM Corp., came out in support of the House GOP’s "Better Way" tax plan on Tuesday.
Time will tell how many regulatory rollbacks will be realized and what their impact will be. Meanwhile, consumers and their advocates must call these actions out for what they are: an abuse of power and a misguided effort to restore even more control to Wall Street over Main Street.
Time will tell how many regulatory rollbacks will be realized and what their impact will be. Meanwhile, consumers and their advocates must call these actions out for what they are: an abuse of power and a misguided effort to restore even more control to Wall Street over Main Street.
Former Obama administration official Raphael Bostic on Monday was named the next president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where he'll be the first African-American to serve as head of a Fed regional bank.
Former Obama administration official Raphael Bostic on Monday was named the next president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, where he'll be the first African-American to serve as head of a Fed regional bank.
President Donald Trump on Thursday previewed his regulatory relief efforts to community bank executives and other industry leaders seeking exemptions from rules they say should more to large Wall Street institutions.
President Donald Trump on Thursday previewed his regulatory relief efforts to community bank executives and other industry leaders seeking exemptions from rules they say should more to large Wall Street institutions.
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Finance Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said it is unlikely that Congress will pass a tax reform bill before the August recess. Senate GOP taxwriters are considering a tax proposal of their own that does not include the controversial border-adjustable tax on imports found in the House GOP’s blueprint.

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