Financial Reform News
How investors might navigate Trump's likely reforms
It has become something of a parlor game to try to project the likely effects on investment markets of President Trump ’s multi-pronged financial initiatives. And even though the GOP now has control of Congress and a president from its own party to push legislation through in concert, the
OPINION: Why the CFPB is in danger of getting 'trumped'
Just beyond the Trump swelter of the hour, lawmakers have been busy concocting plans to dismantle key achievements of the Obama years. Among those accomplishments currently targeted is a concerted effort to destroy, defang, scrap (feel free to select the word) the Consumer Financial Protection
LeBron: The Sequel
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Feb. 27 Entertainment Issue. "When LeBron was playing with the Heat, they went to Cleveland, and he wanted to spend the night. They don't do overnights. Teams just don't. So now [coach Erik] Spoelstra has to text [president Pat] Riley and say, 'What do I do
Analysis: Trump's Dodd-Frank Rollback and the 'Little Guy'
Dear Readers: The ABC News Fixer works for the little guy. When this column helps someone who got overcharged on their cell phone bill or was underpaid on their insurance settlement, politics never enters into it. Having trouble with your mortgage? Bumped from a flight? Movers broke your furniture?
Recap of White House Press Briefing on Foreign Affairs & Jobs Report
It happened. Thank you I worked on the ties Charlie Sheen that she's yesterday. Good afternoon everyone happy Friday. It's another busy day here at the White House and across the top administration. First jobs report on the president's administration was released this morning. It's national Wear
Trump Signs Executive Actions Targeting Wall Street and Banking Reforms
President Donald Trump signed two executive actions Friday related to financial regulations that take aim at Wall Street and banking regulations. One of the actions is an executive order directing the secretary of the Treasury to consult regulatory agencies and report to Trump about what can be
President Trump Addresses GOP Members in Philadelphia
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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?
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