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.
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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.
Did Wall Street's whiteness make the 2008 financial crisis more likely? Some academics seems to think so.
After eight years of tax increases, Maryland is facing a $600 million budget shortfall, and newly elected Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has to find a way to close that gap -- and make promised tax cuts.
The way the government evaluates the economic impact of tax reform is "downright dumb" and "intellectually dishonest," Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch said Monday.
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.
If Americans understood how much it costs the IRS to collect taxes, and how much it costs for taxpayers to file them, they might demand change, an economics lawyer said Friday.
Hidden beneath the national and state Republican blowout last week were some candidates who ran on conservative tax policies and won. Here are five of them.
Congress has a moral imperative to use taxpayer dollars efficiently and honestly, Alabama Republican Sen. Jeff Sessions said Wednesday, and it can start by passing a balanced budget.
Liberal activists are fundraising for a new organization dedicated to recouping Democratic losses and pushing a progressive agenda at the state level, following big Republican gains last week.
Over 30 liberal groups frustrated with the economy have formed a coalition to protest the policies of the Federal Reserve and demand it pay more attention to the needs of workers.
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.
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.
Paul Ryan isn't planning to run for president in 2016, and he doesn't want to be a career politician.
Republicans won big at the state level Tuesday, and now control a record 67 chambers across the country.
Democrat Gina Raimondo won a tight victory in Rhode Island Tuesday against her Republican opponent, Allan Fung, and will serve as the state's next governor.
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.
Democratic State Treasurer Gina Raimondo recently championed an aggressive and much needed reform of Rhode Island's public pension fund, and it could cost her a seat in the governor's mansion.
Federal prosecutors are rethinking settlement deals with banks that aren't "behaving" as promised following so-called deferred prosecution agreements.