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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

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      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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. January 31, 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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