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Fed To Review Its Own Oversight Of Big Banks

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The Federal Reserve has unexpectedly announced it's reviewing its oversight and regulation of Wall Street, to make sure bank supervisors are considering the right information when making judgments and new rules.

Congress Set To Extend More Than 50 Tax Breaks

7:01 PM 11/19/2014

Rather than deal with the politically painful process of deciding which of the nearly 60 expiring tax breaks are worth extending in the next few weeks, Congress is set to simply pass all of them -- again.

NHL Free Agents Moved To States With Lower Tax Rates In 2014

8:39 PM 11/17/2014

Most National Hockey League free agents moved to teams in states or provinces with lower taxes in the 2014 offseason, which saved them a combined $8 million, according to a new study published jointly by Americans for Tax Reform and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

Millennials Struggling To Save Despite Economic Upturn

6:00 PM 11/10/2014

Savings rates of millennials increased sharply during and after the 2008 financial crisis, from -15 percent to 5 percent, but that number has declined steadily since 2012, despite recent job growth and positive economic indicators.

GOP Unlikely To Compromise With Obama On Tax Reform

10:17 PM 11/09/2014

Even corporate tax reform -- one of the few legislative initiatives President Obama and a new Republican Congress could feasibly work together on -- is considered unlikely under current political conditions by some Capitol Hill observers.

Cotton Defeats Pryor In Key Senate Race

8:46 PM 11/04/2014

GOP rising star and freshman Rep. Tom Cotton will replace Democratic incumbent Sen. Mark Pryor in Arkansas in what was one of the most hotly contested races in the country.