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    1. 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 24...

    2. 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...

    1. 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 sold...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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 class...

    5. April 15, 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...

    6. April 15, 2014

      Belgium packs punch in US Treasury market

      A small country of 11m that recently managed nearly two years without an elected government has assumed a muscular presence...

    7. April 5, 2014

      Boeing and GE get US license to sell spare parts to Iran

      WASHINGTON/PARIS, April 4 – Boeing, the world’s biggest aeroplane maker, and engine maker General Electric said on Friday...

    8. March 11, 2014

      Fannie and Freddie shares plunge on Senate bill

      Shares of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac plunged on Tuesday after Senate leaders released a bipartisan plan to unwind the US...

    9. February 11, 2014

      Obama delays part of health reform implementation

      The Obama administration has delayed the implementation of another part of its troubled landmark health reform, giving...

    10. February 5, 2014

      Banks urge US Treasury to take bigger role in debt sales

      Wall Street banks are urging the US Treasury to play a more active role in how the country’s debt is sold, encroaching on...

    11. January 30, 2014

      Why Uncle Sam needs some novel sweeteners for its bonds

      This week the US government delivered two pieces of noteworthy news. One caused a splash: on Wednesday the Federal Reserve...

    12. January 29, 2014

      Floating rate Treasuries register strong demand

      Investor demand for the first new US Treasury security in 16 years pulled in orders worth nearly six times the size of the...

    13. January 23, 2014

      US Treasury to sell $15bn “floaters” next week

      The US Treasury Department is adding a new product to its pool of securities for the first time in almost two decades amid...

    14. January 22, 2014

      Treasury ‘firmly committed’ to reform of Fannie and Freddie

      The US Treasury is fully committed to reforming the housing market, with an official taking a firm stand against allowing...

    15. December 10, 2013

      Treasury secretary pushed for tougher line on CEOs

      Treasury secretary Jack Lew played a central role in championing the Volcker rule provision pushing for more accountability...

    16. November 6, 2013

      US floating rate debt: take note

      It is a dream come true: US Treasury debt without the interest rate risk. That’s an investment you can really cram your...

    17. November 6, 2013

      US to sell $15bn of floating rate debt

      Investors will be able to buy up to $15bn of Treasury bonds offering protection from a rise in interest rates, in the first...

    18. November 5, 2013

      Top US Treasury official on international economics to resign

      Lael Brainard, the top US Treasury official on international economic policy who helped steer the Obama administration’s...

    19. August 9, 2013

      Specialist wealth managers pounce on rich US expats in the UK

      A new breed of wealth managers is emerging in the UK to serve thousands of rich American expats, whose tax affairs are...

    20. July 7, 2013

      White House set for Wall Street clash over trade talks

      The Obama administration has set itself up for a fight with Wall Street after resisting European demands to include...

    21. June 25, 2013

      Bill to wind down Fannie and Freddie has bipartisan support

      A bipartisan group of senators presented a plan for a sweeping reform of US housing finance that would wind down Fannie Mae...

    22. Money Supply

      February 6, 2013

      Geithner →→→ CFR

      The initial resting place for Timothy Geithner, who stepped down as Treasury secretary two weeks ago, will be at the Council...

    23. January 28, 2013

      Ex-Jefferies trader charged with fraud

      A former Jefferies trader has been charged with defrauding clients, including the US government and prominent hedge funds,...

    24. January 24, 2013

      Geithner leaves with reputation enhanced

      Few Secretaries of the Treasury are called upon to fight a financial crisis and fewer still emerge with their reputations...

    25. January 14, 2013

      JPMorgan under fire for ‘whale’ errors

      JPMorgan Chase has been criticised by US bank regulators for failures in risk management that led to a multibillion-dollar...

    26. FT Alphaville

      November 28, 2012

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE ‘China not a currency manipulator, everyone back to work’. Or, in US Treasury...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 27, 2012

      "China not a currency manipulator, everyone back to work"

      Or if you prefer the US Treasury Department-ese version: Based on the analysis in this report, Treasury has concluded that...

    28. August 3, 2012

      Treasury in $5bn AIG share sale

      The US Treasury announced it had agreed to sell about $5bn of shares in AIG as the government reduces the position it...

    29. July 18, 2012

      ‘Smart’ sanctions take toll on Syria

      After the terrorist attacks of September 11 2001, the US Treasury Department developed a toolkit of “smart” sanctions and...

    30. beyondbrics

      May 21, 2012

      China gets VVIP treatment from US

      In China, the super rich routinely expect luxury goods stores to pamper them with VIP treatment. Beijing, as the single...

    31. April 10, 2012

      Housing regulator argues for debt forgiveness

      It may be cheaper for state-controlled lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to forgive some distressed mortgage debt than to...

    32. April 7, 2012

      US freezes pay for bailout CEOs

      Pay for the chief executives of AIG, Ally Financial and General Motors will remain frozen this year, the US Treasury said,...

    33. March 30, 2012

      US Treasury books $50m loss on bank shares

      The US Treasury has sold its preferred stock in six small banks, booking a $50m loss as the government faces questions on...

    34. March 28, 2012

      Declines in the quantity of money must be avoided at all costs

      From Prof Tim Congdon. Sir, Lawrence Summers (Comment, March 26) believes that, in order to “nurture the new optimism on the...

    35. March 15, 2012

      Geithner calls for reforms to boost growth

      The US must prop up short-term growth, make structural reforms to become more competitive and increase tax revenues to...

    36. March 14, 2012

      Benchmark Treasury yields at 5-month highs

      US Treasury benchmark 10-year yields rose to their highest level in five months as investors focused on improving economic...

    37. March 8, 2012

      US Treasury reduces AIG stake to 70 per cent

      The US Treasury has sold 206m AIG shares at $29 apiece, lowering its stake from 77 to 70 per cent and touting the recovery...

    38. March 8, 2012

      US Treasury to sell $7bn of AIG shares

      The US Treasury plans to sell AIG shares worth up to $6.9bn in the latest stage of a gradual selldown of the 77 per cent...

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