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    1. May 25, 2016

      American sanctions are hitting the wrong target in Lebanon

      Lebanon has been at risk of getting sucked into the vortex of the ethno-sectarian war raging across its border with...

    2. May 20, 2016

      US warns Japan against yen intervention

      There is no disorderly trading in the yen that would justify intervention, a senior US Treasury official said on...

    1. May 17, 2016

      US in hunt for ‘real-time’ government bond data

      The US is working on an “efficient and effective” way to collect data on government bond market trading by the end of...

    2. May 10, 2016

      US Treasury warns on online lenders’ business models

      The US Treasury Department has warned of the fragility of the business models of a new crop of online lenders, a day...

    3. May 9, 2016

      Primary dealers and HFTs fight it out in $13tn Treasury market

      When it comes to changing the world’s largest bond market, the US Treasury does not place a premium on speed. But the...

    4. May 6, 2016

      US launches new attack on dirty money

      The US has launched a fresh crackdown on illicit money with new measures intended to stop tax evaders, money launderers...

    5. May 5, 2016

      Fannie Mae profits fall by half

      Net profits more than halved in the first quarter at Fannie Mae, the government-backed mortgage company, highlighting...

    6. May 4, 2016

      US Treasury debates new-for-old bond swap

      The US Treasury has debated a sweeping overhaul of the $13tn government bond market, including a proposal to buy back...

    7. April 21, 2016

      A messy compromise over America’s $20 bill

      On the rare occasion that governments change the faces on their banknotes, they often generate controversy. The US...

    8. April 19, 2016

      Wells Fargo approved as ‘primary dealer’ for US Treasury debt

      Wells Fargo has become the first bank to be approved as one of the “primary dealers” responsible for underwriting the...

    9. April 15, 2016

      Bond sale sees scramble for long-dated debt

      Strong investor demand for long-dated debt meant that US banks walked away from Thursday’s 30-year Treasury bond sale...

    10. April 5, 2016

      Allergan shares drop on tax inversion curbs

      Allergan shares tumbled 18 per cent on Tuesday morning as investors concluded that the Obama administration’s plans to...

    11. April 5, 2016

      Tax inversions: what the new rules mean

      What’s been announced? On Monday, the US Treasury said it was taking additional steps to “rein in inversions” —...

    12. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      Allergan tumbles 20% amid US tax inversion move

      Allergan shares tumbled by 20 per cent late on Monday after the US government took action to limit the benefits of...

    13. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      US ramps up measures to deter tax inversions

      The Obama administration has unveiled a new round of measures to deter US companies from shifting their headquarters...

    14. March 24, 2016

      Trade failures of US bonds hit $456bn

      The US Treasury has played down concerns over the soaring number of trade failures for US government bonds, which hit...

    15. November 30, 2015

      US tries to boost access to 25m ‘unbanked’

      The Obama administration is launching a new push to boost access to financial services for the millions of Americans...

    16. November 25, 2015

      US accuses Syria of buying oil from Isis

      The US on Wednesday accused Syria of buying oil from the Islamist militants of Isis and imposed sanctions on a Syrian...

    17. October 8, 2015

      Treasury risk rises as debt ceiling looms

      Like a bad penny, the US government debt ceiling keeps on returning to haunt markets. For the most part investors...

    18. October 6, 2015

      Treasury auction sees US join 0% club

      For the first time ever, investors on Monday parked cash for three months at the US Treasury in return for a yield of...

    19. September 30, 2015

      US Treasury voices fears over corporate tax probes by Brussels

      The US Treasury has broken its silence over the EU’s flagship tax investigations into Apple, Starbucks and Amazon to...

    20. September 14, 2015

      New blow for Yahoo’s Alibaba spin-off bid

      Yahoo’s plan to spin off its $24bn stake in Alibaba suffered another significant setback on Monday, after the US taxman...

    21. August 4, 2015

      Lending Club rapid expansion plans undimmed

      Lending Club, the world’s biggest online marketplace connecting borrowers and investors, has posted another quarter of...

    22. August 2, 2015

      Online lenders push for voluntary code of conduct

      Leaders from the online lending industry gather in Washington this week to endorse a voluntary code of conduct for...

    23. July 13, 2015

      US calls for review of HFT rules over bonds meltdown

      High-frequency traders could face a wave of new regulation after US authorities called for a broad review of the rules...

    24. June 18, 2015

      New $10 bill to be first US banknote featuring woman in 100 years

      The world’s reserve currency is finally getting a bit of gender balance. The US Treasury announced on Wednesday that...

    25. May 6, 2015

      US accused of destroying Banca Privada d’Andorra

      US authorities destroyed an Andorran bank by accusing it of money laundering without warning, lawyers for the...

    26. April 9, 2015

      US warns of ‘increasingly unbalanced’ global economy

      The US Treasury has stepped up calls for big economies, including the euro area and Japan, to boost demand as it warned...

    27. March 25, 2015

      Lessons from Hurricane Sandy aid cyber war games

      Financial regulators are drawing lessons from responses to natural disasters as they prepare for cyber war games that...

    28. March 15, 2015

      US urged to help over laundering curbs

      The US Treasury department should allow banks in the US to share suspicious activity reports with overseas branches to...

    29. FT Alphaville

      February 20, 2015

      The BoE as eurodollar dealer of last resort?

      Zoltan Pozsar may have swapped his day job as senior adviser to the U.S. Department of the Treasury to that of a...

    30. January 12, 2015

      Lazard’s Antonio Weiss withdraws from Treasury role

      Senator Elizabeth Warren’s populist wing of the Democratic party has shown its clout by derailing the White House’s...

    31. November 13, 2014

      Lazard’s Antonio Weiss set to join US Treasury

      Antonio Weiss, a senior Lazard banker, has been nominated undersecretary for domestic finance to the US Treasury by...

    32. October 16, 2014

      Banks blame bond volatility on tighter regulation

      Wall Street’s biggest banks have placed much of the blame for violent swings in US government bond prices over the past...

    33. July 31, 2014

      Asset managers may escape systemic label

      Large asset managers, including BlackRock and Fidelity, have for now escaped being labelled ‘systemically important’ as...

    34. July 25, 2014

      US looks at ‘ultra-long’ Treasury bonds

      Where Canada and Mexico have ventured in recent months, will the US follow? Strong demand for a 50-year government bond...

    35. July 21, 2014

      A dose of rate reality to hit markets

      The markets were clearly not spooked by what Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen meant to be a nuanced tone in her...

    36. May 12, 2014

      Demand for long-dated Treasuries defies bearish signals

      The big investing story this year is that the US “long” bond is back – and in a big way. Not for the first time in a...

    37. May 7, 2014

      Treasury sales to test investor appetite

      Bond investors bought a significant share of new 10-year US Treasury debt on Wednesday, in a bullish sign for an asset...

    38. April 16, 2014

      US Treasury slams China on currency

      The US Treasury slammed China for resuming large-scale efforts to hold down the renminbi just hours after official data...

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