Trump offers $12B in aid to farmers hit by tariffs

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Tuesday announced it would offer $12 billion in aid to farmers hindered by retal…

Trump criticizes Fed for rate hikes in break with precedent

President Trump on Thursday criticized the Federal Reserve for raising interest rates and accused Chairman Jerome Powell of hindering the U.S. economy with the bank’s monetary policy.Trump told reporters CNBC that…

Federal court rules consumer bureau structure unconstitutional

A federal district judge ruled Thursday that structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau violates the constitution, countering a January ruling from a fe…

Trump’s economy faces new threats ahead of midterms

While the tax law could power growth through the midterm elections, Trump’s tariffs on U.S. allies loom darkly over the future.

Trump signs Dodd-Frank rollback

President Trump on Thursday signed a bipartisan bill to loosen key portions of the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, cementing the…

Trump doesn’t invite key Dems to signing ceremony on their bill

President Trump did not invite three Senate Democrats who co-authored legislation loosening banking rules to a White House signing ceremony on Thursday, according to aides for the senators. Two o…

House votes to ease regulation of banks, sending bill to Trump

The House on Tuesday passed a bill to loosen federal regulations on the banking sector, securing an election-year legislative accomplishment that is likely to be touted by members of both parties.The 258-159 House…

Trump signs repeal of auto-loan policy that targeted racial bias

His signature on a congressional resolution erases the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2013 guidance targeting “dealer markups.”

House votes to repeal auto-loan guidance, setting new precedent

The House voted Tuesday to repeal a controversial edict on auto lending from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), capping off an unprecedented use of congressional power…

Ryan: GOP has deal on bill easing Dodd-Frank

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Tuesday that the House and Senate have struck a deal to pass the upper chamber’s bipartisan bill to roll back strict financial rules enacted by President Obama.Rya…

SEC subpoenas Jay-Z to testify in probe of clothing brand

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is seeking an order forcing rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter, to comply with a subpoena for testimony, the agency announced Thursday….

Trump hits China for currency devaluation, countering Treasury report

President Trump on Monday criticized China for devaluing its currency days after the Treasury Department sai…

Senate passes bipartisan bill to roll back Dodd-Frank

Senate votes to advance changes to Dodd-Frank rollback

The Senate voted Monday to advance a set of updates to a bipartisan bill to loosen strict banking rules that are part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Senate …

Rubio: GOP tax bill ‘probably went too far’ to help corporations

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said in an interview published Friday that Republicans “probably went too far” cutting corporate taxes in their just-enacted overhaul of the tax code.Rubio said he expec…

Court sides with Trump in consumer agency fight

The ruling clears the way for Mick Mulvaney to run the CFPB.

White House says Trump authority is supreme in agency fight

Senior White House officials insisted Saturday that President Trump is legally allowed to appoint an acting director for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which is an independent agency….

Consumer bureau chief announces resignation

Richard Cordray has told the agency’s employees he is stepping down.

House passes sweeping bill to strip back financial rules

Rep. Jeb Hensarling called the Dodd-Frank law “a grab bag of leftist ideas.”

Trump mulling breakup of Wall Street banks

President Trump said Monday he’s considering breaking up major Wall Street banks and could support bringing back a Depression-era law separating consumer and investment banking.”I’m looking at that right now,” Trum…