Financial industry regulation

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with law enforcement officials on the MS-13 street gang and border security, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 07, 2018 - 4:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For generations, as America's authoritarian rivals strutted their tanks, troops and jets through main thoroughfares in dramatic displays of strength, the United States watched from afar, but did not emulate. Widely accepted as the world's mightiest, the U.S. military has no...
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In this Dec. 15, 2017 photo, the HealthCare.gov website is photographed in Washington. A new tally by The Associated Press finds that nearly 11.8 million Americans have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama’s health care law. That’s only about 3 percent less than last year, remarkably stable despite President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to repeal or undercut the program. The Affordable Care Act offers subsidized private health insurance to people who don’t have coverage on the job. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick
February 07, 2018 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the political equivalent of a death-defying escape: former President Barack Obama's health care law pulled in nearly 11.8 million customers for 2018, despite the Republican campaign to erase it from the books. An Associated Press count found that nationwide enrollment was...
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Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak speaks during the World Capital Markets Symposium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. Najib said Malaysia and Singapore will establish a link to connect their stock markets by the end of the year in a bid to cut trading costs and woo cross-border investments. Najib Razak said that the two exchanges are sophisticated and mature enough to set up a market corridor. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
February 06, 2018 - 12:54 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia and Singapore regulators said Tuesday the two countries will establish a link to connect their stock markets by the end of the year to cut trading costs and woo cross-border investments. The 'Malaysia-Singapore Connect' will allow investors to trade and settle...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2014 file picture the Deutsche Bank headquarters are photographed in Frankfurt, Germany. The bank will announce the latest figures Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
February 02, 2018 - 5:43 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan says Germany's largest financial institution is making progress in its drawn-out effort to cut costs and restore profits — despite posting a third straight annual loss. Cryan said Friday that many important steps would take time to show up in...
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February 01, 2018 - 9:07 am
GENEVA (AP) — Switzerland's market regulator said Thursday it has banned the Swiss affiliate of Russia's Gazprombank from taking new private clients over money laundering concerns over a 10-year period that emerged from the Panama Papers leak. The move marks the first and only time that Swiss...
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People attend a vigil at Mike Miller County Park in Benton, Ky., Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Hundreds of people turned out for the vigil that was held for the victims of the Marshall County High School shooting. (Ryan Hermens/The Paducah Sun via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 9:46 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Hours after authorities say a 15-year-old student shot and killed two classmates at a western Kentucky high school, a Republican senator in the state's Capitol rushed to file a bill intended to prevent future tragedies — by putting more guns in schools. The legislation from...
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January 26, 2018 - 2:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — A senior U.S. Treasury official has urged banks and financial regulators to do more to tighten oversight of trading in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Sigal Mandelker, the Treasury undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said Friday that more needs to be done to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2018, file photo, Idaho State Insurance Director Dean Cameron speaks to reporters about a health insurance executive order at the State Capitol in Boise, Idaho. Idaho officials are revealing details of a plan that will allow health insurance companies to ditch some federal coverage requirements of the Affordable Care Act, yet even Idaho's top insurance regulators aren't sure it's legal. Cameron says the move is necessary to make cheaper plans available to more people, but some experts say the state is likely to lose in court. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger, File)
January 24, 2018 - 5:41 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Concerned about soaring health care costs, Idaho on Wednesday revealed a plan that will allow insurance companies to sell cheap policies that ditch key provisions of the Affordable Care Act. It's believed to be the first state to take formal steps without prior federal approval...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 22, 2017, file photo, baristas from Starbucks' specialized coffee shop, Reserve Roastery, demonstrate a siphon brew of individual cups of coffee before the company's annual shareholder meeting in Seattle. Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock bonuses in 2018, citing recent tax reform. The coffee chain is also extending the potential to earn paid sick time off to all employees, and is boosting its parental leave benefits. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
January 24, 2018 - 6:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is giving its U.S. workers pay raises and stock grants this year, citing recent changes to the tax law. All employees will soon be able to earn paid sick time off, and the company's parental leave benefits will include all non-birth parents. Starbucks Corp. said Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Jerome Powell, President Donald Trump's nominee for chairman of the Federal Reserve, testifies during a Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, the Senate Banking Committee voted for a second time to approve Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 23, 2018 - 5:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday approved President Donald Trump's selection of Jerome Powell to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve beginning next month. Senators voted 84-13 to confirm Powell to lead the nation's central bank, a post that is considered the most powerful economic...
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