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    1. June 22, 2016

      Yellen warns on poor US productivity

      America’s prospects for much higher wage growth may be held back by the country’s poor productivity performance, Janet...

    2. June 20, 2016

      US government puts itself on the line in MetLife challenge

      The US government has set up a high-stakes legal showdown by fighting back against the judge who criticised its...

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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. June 9, 2016

      Coping with a world of too much Chinese steel

      The problem of industrial overcapacity has been troubling manufacturers across the world for years. Of late their...

    2. June 8, 2016

      Chinese leaders exert less control than Washington thinks

      In the annals of the great debates, Lou-Lew 2016 will not rank up there with Lincoln-Douglas 1858 or Kennedy-Nixon...

    3. June 7, 2016

      China warned over hostility to foreign business

      Foreign multinationals feel increasingly unwelcome in China, American officials and European business executives said...

    4. June 1, 2016

      US Treasury increases pressure on banks dealing with North Korea

      The US Treasury named North Korea on Wednesday as a “prime money laundering concern”, a move designed to make it even...

    5. May 23, 2016

      Yen strength returns after G7 meeting

      Three weeks of yen weakness ended on Monday as Japan’s currency strengthened against the dollar, after the country’s...

    6. May 19, 2016

      US lawmakers break Puerto Rico deadlock

      Policymakers in Washington have reached a deal to address the fiscal and economic crisis in Puerto Rico, weeks before...

    7. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Greek central bank chief calls for lower fiscal targets

      Greece’s talks with its international creditors must include an easing of its budgetary targets, the country’s central...

    8. Brussels Blog

      May 12, 2016

      Brussels briefing: Vestager 2.0

      Welcome to Thursday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    9. Fast FT

      May 11, 2016

      Puerto Rico crisis bill delayed by political gridlock

      Emergency legislation to address the simmering fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico has been delayed by at least a day as...

    10. May 10, 2016

      Jack Lew warns time is running out for Puerto Rico

      US Treasury secretary Jack Lew warned on Monday that time was running out to address the spiralling crisis in Puerto...

    11. 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...

    12. Fast FT

      May 3, 2016

      Lew warns of chaotic unwinding on Puerto Rico debt

      Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, told Congress not to be swayed by hedge funds and other creditors who are opposed...

    13. April 29, 2016

      M&A: back with a bang

      Consider it an M&A explosion that even Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, could love. Out of the ether, $60bn worth of...

    14. April 21, 2016

      Rate rise helps boost BNY Mellon income

      Bank of New York Mellon saw a much-needed boost in interest income during the first quarter, but nonetheless kept firm...

    15. The World

      April 20, 2016

      White House Countdown - Harriet and Hamilton

      Sign up for our daily US election email here. The biggest political news of the day comes not from the campaign trail...

    16. April 20, 2016

      Harriet Tubman to feature on new $20 bill

      The US will for the first time have an African-American as the star of one of its highest-circulation bank notes after...

    17. Fast FT

      April 20, 2016

      Hamilton to stay on $10, Tubman goes on $20

      You can score this one as a victory for Broadway. The US Treasury is expected to announce this afternoon that Alexander...

    18. Fast FT

      April 18, 2016

      US regulators move to heighten hedge fund scrutiny

      The US will subject hedge funds to heightened scrutiny as regulators concerned about potential threats to financial...

    19. April 17, 2016

      Movers & shakers: April 18

      • Seth Carpenter, a former senior adviser to Jack Lew, the US Treasury secretary, has joined Rokos Capital Management,...

    20. April 16, 2016

      Japan warned not to devalue the yen

      Japanese officials were met by firm warnings not to devalue the yen as they took their quest to talk down the currency...

    21. April 15, 2016

      G20 top nations warn against reliance on low interest rates

      The world’s top financial leaders have warned that low interest rates alone were not the solution to returning the...

    22. Fast FT

      April 15, 2016

      Yen strength? Japanese currency limps into Friday

      After the yen’s giddy surge in early April, the Japanese currency has come off the boil and is toying with its fourth...

    23. Fast FT

      April 14, 2016

      Apple taps NFL lobbyist to run DC office

      Apple is beefing up its policy team in Washington DC with the hire of National Football League lobbyist Cynthia Hogan,...

    24. April 11, 2016

      US calls for more aggressive IMF policing

      US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has called for the International Monetary Fund to play a more aggressive role in...

    25. April 10, 2016

      Apple cash move will not end EU tax probe

      The European Union’s competition commissioner has said that its probe into Apple’s tax deals with Ireland would...

    26. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      Hedge fund Rokos taps ex-Treasury official Carpenter

      Seth Carpenter, a senior former Treasury official, has joined Rokos Capital Management, run by Brevan Howard’s former...

    27. April 5, 2016

      Tax inversions: bloody nightmare

      Vampires are not the most popular creatures, working as they do under the cover of darkness to drain the lifeblood of...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. March 31, 2016

      MetLife ruling vindicates lonely decision to fight

      US finance chiefs often grumble about the tough rules imposed by the Dodd-Frank reforms that followed the 2008 crisis....

    31. March 30, 2016

      Lew says US sanctions can backfire

      Excessive use of sanctions as a foreign policy tool could eventually undermine the central role that the US plays in...

    32. Fast FT

      March 24, 2016

      Lawmakers scrutinise Chinese buyouts of US firms

      There is yet more evidence of the political scrutiny facing Chinese acquisitions of assets in the US. Surfacing today...

    33. Fast FT

      February 29, 2016

      EU competition chief defends US tax probes

      Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s powerful competition chief, has rebuffed claims from the US government that a series of...

    34. Fast FT

      February 25, 2016

      US official wants protection of Puerto Rico pensions

      A top US Treasury official has called on Congress to protect the vastly underfunded $46bn pension system in Puerto...

    35. Fast FT

      February 17, 2016

      EU tax chief rejects anti-American criticism

      Pierre Moscovici, the European Union’s tax policy chief, has rejected criticism from the US government that a series of...

    36. February 11, 2016

      Challenges face Christine Lagarde in second IMF term

      Christine Lagarde is heading for a second five-year term at the head of the International Monetary Fund after the...

    37. February 11, 2016

      Jack Lew accuses Brussels of bias against US companies

      Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, has accused the EU of unfairly targeting American companies in its investigation into...

    38. January 29, 2016

      US blasts Brussels over tax probe bias

      The US has unleashed an unusually forthright attack on the European Commission, saying it was unfairly targeting...

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