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    1. July 29, 2015

      Lagarde plays down China stock jitters

      China’s interventions to stem its stock market turmoil should not derail its attempt to gain reserve status for its...

    2. July 29, 2015

      Jack Lew warns of Puerto Rico debt risks to US

      A disorderly resolution to Puerto Rico’s debt problems would be costly not only for the territory, but for the US as a...

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    1. The President's New Challenge 2013

      Barack Obama has a hostile environment to negotiate as he tries to secure a legacy bey...
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    1. July 15, 2015

      Treasury trading swept up in rapid change

      More than ever, the lyrics of Bob Dylan resound for traders, regulators and investors in the US Treasury bond market:...

    2. July 15, 2015

      ‘Golden parachutes’ under fire in US

      Opposition to “golden parachutes” is hardening among US Democrats on Capitol Hill, in the wake of a series of cases...

    3. July 8, 2015

      Jack Lew and Christine Lagarde urge debt relief for Greece

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew and International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde on Wednesday sought...

    4. July 5, 2015

      The US is a helpless bystander on Greece

      In the left’s demonology, the US is an overbearing superpower that equates might with right. It intrudes on other...

    5. 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...

    6. FT Alphaville

      June 2, 2015

      For Greece, a (temporary) post-dated cheque solution...

      A post-dated cheque without the drawing rights, that is. As Tsipras and co stagger towards the next IMF payment...

    7. May 29, 2015

      US warns of Greek exit ‘accident’ as bank outflows soar

      Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, has urged Athens and its international creditors to agree a bailout deal as soon...

    8. May 19, 2015

      Regulators warn of cyber threat to financial stability

      US regulators are increasingly concerned about the threat that cyber attacks pose to financial stability after assaults...

    9. April 26, 2015

      US banks face ‘golden parachutes’ challenge

      Investors are set to challenge some of Wall Street’s biggest banks on their “golden parachutes,” which can see top...

    10. April 18, 2015

      Lew urges Greece to speed up reforms

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew warned on Friday that a full-blown crisis in Greece would cast a new cloud of...

    11. March 19, 2015

      US struggles over severe bank risks

      America’s struggle to decide which banks pose grave threats to the financial system was laid bare on Thursday as...

    12. March 17, 2015

      US warns of loss of influence over China bank

      America’s “international credibility and influence” is under threat as China sets up rivals to the International...

    13. March 13, 2015

      Lew warns Congress over US debt ceiling

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew has warned Congress to stop playing politics with the country’s creditworthiness, as his...

    14. March 9, 2015

      Euro’s decline triggers talk of dollar parity

      Is the euro in a headlong rush towards parity with the dollar? The calendar year began with the euro at $1.21. On...

    15. February 18, 2015

      Eurozone to weigh Greek bailout request

      Officials from 19 eurozone governments will meet in Brussels on Thursday to examine a request from Greece to extend its...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      February 10, 2015

      G20 activity

      Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, chats with Jack Lew, US treasury secretary,...

    17. February 10, 2015

      US urges eurozone and Athens to strike a deal on bailout

      The US has urged Athens and its eurozone creditors to strike a deal over Greece’s financial future, underlining...

    18. February 8, 2015

      Jack Lew to urge G20 finance ministers to honour growth pledge

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew is expected to press fellow finance ministers to honour a pledge to stimulate growth...

    19. February 4, 2015

      Strong dollar revives old currency angst

      When Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, sits down on Thursday to brief the august members of the Senate finance...

    20. February 3, 2015

      US economy cannot go it alone, says Jack Lew

      The US economy appears to have entered a period of “self-sustaining” growth, but governments in other major economies...

    21. January 26, 2015

      Nato accuses Russia over worsening Ukrainian crisis

      Nato has accused Russia of “sharply” escalating the crisis in eastern Ukraine in recent days by sending even more of...

    22. January 23, 2015

      Anshu Jain in Davos regulation clash with Jack Lew and Mark Carney

      Anshu Jain, chief executive of Deutsche Bank, has clashed with Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, and Mark Carney,...

    23. January 12, 2015

      US banks call for action on clearing houses

      US banks have urged Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, to take action to shore up clearing houses, arguing that the...

    24. December 18, 2014

      US Congress raises heat on World Bank over China fears

      The US Congress is putting pressure on the World Bank to preserve its social and environmental rules for projects in...

    25. November 26, 2014

      US Congress considers host of tax breaks

      The US Congress is pondering a tax package that would permanently extend a host of popular tax breaks and, critics say,...

    26. November 16, 2014

      Cameron warns on global economy as G20 acts on growth

      David Cameron has warned of the risk of another global recession, saying the “red warning lights are once again...

    27. November 13, 2014

      G20 is a forum for impotence over the global economy

      An unhealthy battle has surfaced among policy makers this autumn, with the winner appearing to be the person who can...

    28. November 13, 2014

      Five things to look out for at the G20

      Global Growth Coming at the end of a long week of sumiteering in Asia, this weekend’s G20 summit in Brisbane may not...

    29. November 12, 2014

      Lew warns of European ‘lost decade’

      The US Treasury secretary will warn Europe that it risks a “lost decade”, in an unusually blunt attack on the economic...

    30. October 15, 2014

      US budget deficit falls below 3% of GDP

      The US public finances have staged a dramatic turnround as the budget deficit fell below 3 per cent of gross domestic...

    31. October 10, 2014

      US and UK to play financial ‘war game’

      Britain and the US will stage the first transatlantic simulation of a crisis in a large bank on Monday. It is a sign of...

    32. September 25, 2014

      US hands foreign companies tax advantage

      The Obama administration has handed foreign companies an advantage over American rivals because they will not be caught...

    33. September 23, 2014

      Curbs on tax inversions fail to convince

      Dissections of a White House plan to curb tax-driven mergers gave way on Tuesday to a realisation that the most...

    34. September 23, 2014

      Tax inversion crackdown hits drugmaker shares

      Share prices in AstraZeneca and Shire were dragged down on Tuesday as investors scrambled to assess the implications of...

    35. September 21, 2014

      US urges EU to do more to stimulate its economy

      The US and Canada have urged the EU to resolve its internal political differences and do more to stimulate its economy,...

    36. September 8, 2014

      Lew says tax inverters threaten US budget

      Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, has warned that recent cuts to the US’s $492bn budget deficit are being put at...

    37. July 28, 2014

      Medicare expected to stay solvent longer

      The trust fund that covers hospital treatment for elderly Americans will stay solvent until 2030 – four years longer...

    38. July 22, 2014

      US warned of up to 25 groups eyeing foreign switch to cut tax

      Up to 25 more US companies are considering relocating overseas to cut their tax bills this year, a Democratic senator...

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