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  • Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank

    Panel moves to weaken Dodd-Frank
    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate took its first step toward fulfilling a GOP promise to roll back key parts of the sweeping 2010 law that overhauled financial industry regulations and oversight. The Dodd-Frank reform law, designed to...
  • House lawmaker issues subpoena to Fed in leak probe

    A powerful congressman is compelling the Federal Reserve to provide documents related to a possible leak in 2012 of market-moving interest-rate information to a financial newsletter. Rep. Jeb Hensarling, the Texas Republican who heads the House Financial...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Thursday

    The stock market eked out another record close on Thursday as rising oil prices boosted energy stocks. The market's gains this week have been modest as investors wait for more signals about the strength of the economy and the timing of a possible interest...
  • Senators get creative to protect industries in trade debate

    In Congress' roiling debate over trade, one senator calls his efforts to protect the U.S. catfish industry a matter of averting "the dangers of exposure to foreign agriculture drugs." Another senator, trying to help Michigan's auto making industry, talks...
  • Fed minutes indicate June rate hike unlikely

    Federal Reserve policymakers largely agreed when they met last month that it would be too early to start raising interest rates in June, as they debated whether the economy's winter weakness would fade or persist. While "a few" Fed officials believed...
  • Justice Department's action against global banks likely to dampen GOP plan to ease rules

    WASHINGTON A plea agreement by five major global banks announced Wednesday by the Justice Department for manipulation of currency markets is likely to complicate an already tough path for Republican legislation to lighten the regulatory touch on financial...
  • A brief afternoon rally fades, leaving US indexes mixed

    A brief afternoon rally faded away on Wall Street, leaving indexes narrowly mixed on the day. The short-lived advance Wednesday came after minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting suggested the central bank wouldn't begin raising interest...
  • Top US regulators warn of new threats to financial system

    The panel created to prevent a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis said Tuesday that banks and other financial institutions are stronger now but regulators must remain alert to new risks including the danger posed from cyberattack. In its annual report...
  • Why the era of college grads working at restaurants and cafes is coming to an end

    Why the era of college grads working at restaurants and cafes is coming to an end
    The era of the overeducated barista is coming to a close. In the wake of the Great Recession, the ranks of the unemployed in America doubled, reaching more than 15 million people at its peak. Competition for the few open jobs was fierce, and...
  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Wednesday

    U.S. stocks fell across industries on Wednesday as investors worried over stock valuations, economic growth and rising interest rates. Stocks rose at the start of trading, but quickly lost their gains. A comment from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen...
  • US stock indexes end mostly higher; S&P hits new high

    U.S. stock indexes spent Friday mostly drifting between tiny gains and losses, but the small moves were enough to nudge the Standard & Poor's 500 index to its second record high in two days. The Dow Jones industrial average also notched a gain for the...