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Treasury Keeps Up Rhetoric on Tax Inversions
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says he is close to a decision on how to prevent firms from "effectively renouncing their citizenship."
Detroit’s Biggest Liability: Obsolete IT Systems
The bankrupt city's CFO and CIO testify that Detroit's information systems infrastructure is "fundamentally broken."
Credit Markets Need An Alternative to Libor — Fast
Federal Reserve Governor Powell says a "horrible mess" could ensue if a substitute to the London Interbank Offered Rate isn't found.
Activists Urge SEC to Require Disclosure of Political Spending
By not forcing companies to reveal their political contributions, the Securities and Exchange Commission is caving into partisan pressure, say activists.
Jobs Growth Cooled in August
After weeks of relatively strong economic reports and employment gains, hiring by U.S. businesses slowed last month.
Only the Wealthy Gained During the Economic Recovery
A new Federal Reserve report reveals that the income disparities between the rich and the average American only increased during the economic recovery.
Hospira-Danone Tax Inversion Deal Stalls
The $5 billion cross-border deal involving the French company's medical nutrition business is apparently on hold.
Swaps Collateral Rule Eases Impact on Nonfinancials
Federal regulators propose to ease up on margin requirements for end-users of swaps and permit more kinds of assets to be used as collateral.
Amazon CFO Szkutak to Retire Next Year
The change comes as CEO Jeff Bezos fields accusations that he's too focused on areas outside the company's core online retail business.
Are China’s Antitrust Probes Unfairly Targeting U.S. Firms?
A new paper by the U.S.-China Business Council accuses China of violating due process in its zeal to shore up local businesses and markets.
Fed Passes Revised Liquidity Rule for Big Banks
After a long wait, federal regulators vote to require banks to hold enough liquid assets to cover their net cash outflows for one month.
JPMorgan’s Balance Sheet Reflects Operating Risk Worries
After recent legal settlements and a cyber-attack, JPMorgan Chase is forced by regulators to hold more capital as a buffer against operational hazards.
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