Financial Reform News
How Fed Rate Hikes Will Impact Borrowers Next Year
The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Dec. 14 for only the second time in a decade. You probably saw some headlines about mortgage rates or credit card costs and then went back to furious holiday preparation or clicked on another story about Donald Trump . After all, what’s a quarter point?
IMF Boosts Growth Forecast for US, Cites Trump Impact
The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for the U.S. economy over the next two years, saying President-elect Donald Trump's policies should boost economic growth, particularly in 2018
Chris Pratt Talks Holiday Shopping, His New Movie, 'Passengers'
The "Passengers" actor talks about his new role and answers a question from co-star Jennifer Lawrence.
Book Excerpt: Bernie Sanders' 'Our Revolution'
From OUR REVOLUTION: A Future to Believe In by Bernie Sanders . Copyright © 2016 by the author and reprinted with permission of Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin’s Press, LLC. INTRODUCTION When we began our race for the presidency in April 2015, we were considered by the political
5 Things You Should Know About Dodd-Frank
ABC News' Rebecca Jarvis explains the law that regulates the financial industry.
Fed Chair Defends Dodd-Frank Act, Pledges to Serve Full Term
In an appearance before a top congressional economic committee today, Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen defended the Dodd-Frank Act and pledged to serve out her term despite criticism from Donald Trump during his presidential campaign.
How Bernie Sanders Is Trying to Be a Kingmaker in Key Congressional Races
Bernie Sanders is thanking House Speaker Paul Ryan these days. Earlier this month, while speaking in his home state of Wisconsin, Ryan warned, "If we lose the Senate , do you know who becomes chairman of the Senate budget committee? A guy named Bernie Sanders." Sanders did not miss a beat. He
Clinton's Apparent Call for 'Open Borders' on Trade Draws Scrutiny from Right and Left
Hillary Clinton is facing new scrutiny from both the political left and right this weekend after leaked emails from her campaign appear to reveal some of what she said behind closed doors to Wall Street firms. In one of more than 2,000 emails posted Friday night on the hacking website Wikileaks,
Congressman Asks Fed Chairwoman if Wells Fargo Should Be Broken Up
California representative Brad Sherman asks Janet Yellen if she will use powers granted to her to break up the bank following the resent fake accounts scandal.