Consumer Financial Protection Bureau News
Asian investors embrace bitcoin, but regulators are wary
The launch of a U.S. futures contract for bitcoin underscores the virtual currency's increasing mainstream acceptance. In Asia, it already has a wide following among speculators and investors, though regulators are wary.
A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a robust 228,000 jobs in November, a sign of the job market's enduring strength in its ninth year of economic recovery. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate remained at a 17-year low of
Trump says fines for Wells Fargo will not be dropped
Trump says government fines and penalties against Wells Fargo will not be dropped, and may be "substantially increased."
Trump warns that Wells Fargo penalties 'will not be dropped'
President Donald Trump says on Twitter that government fines and penalties against Wells Fargo "will not be dropped" and is warning that they could be "substantially increased."
Lawsuit challenges Trump's financial bureau appointment
Credit union sues Trump over his acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, says his pick is 'trying to minimize its existence'
Ex-Obama appointee pledges to run government 'the Ohio way'
Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray says he will focus his governor campaign on improving the lives of Ohio's families. He joins a crowded Democratic primary.
Ex-consumer chief to enter Ohio governor's race as Democrat
Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray plans to launch his bid for Ohio governor on Tuesday.
The Latest: Ex-US treasurer to keep Ohio candidate's books
Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray has tapped a somewhat overqualified person to keep the books for his gubernatorial campaign: the 40th treasurer of the United States.
Liz Weston: Would a bank payday loan be any safer?
Rule changes could shift the source of short-term loans from payday lenders to banks, but that won't help unless repayment terms change, too