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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference following day two of the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S., December 14, 2016.

The White House briefly looked into ways to weaken the dollar. But Janet Yellen told us the Fed wouldn’t have to participate in such an interven...

The central bank has traditionally followed through with currency interventions when they occurred, according to Yellen.
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Facebook was just slapped with a record-setting $5 billion fine for mishandling user data, but those users won’t see a penny. Here’s where...

Facebook's record-setting $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission is going straight to the US Treasury Department.

France is Trump’s new target as he broadens the scope of his global trade war once again

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will oppose France's proposed 3% tax on the revenues of tech firms like Facebook, Amazon, and Google.

Bond yields are edging higher, easing stock market’s recession jitters

China stocks continued their slide on Tuesday on economic red flags in the bond market, while US futures signal a slight gain on Wall Street.
President Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing.

Markets recover after swinging sharply on trade turmoil

The Dow Jones industrial average erased a drop of more than 500 points on Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin toasts with attendees after a state awards ceremony for military personnel who served in Syria, at the Kremlin in Moscow

In the shadowy world where finance meets national security, the Russian oligarch list actually does mean something

OPINION: Yes, the US Treasury made its list of Kremlin-linked people under duress. But in the world of finance and national security, lists matter either way.

This influential Tory MP thinks the UK needs to continue its ‘light touch’ approach to fintech to encourage growth: ‘It’s not ...

Adam Afriyie, the head of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fintech, told BI that the UK's fintech advantage is not our "birthright."

Trump appointed a bunch of shadow bankers — now they want to stop being called that

OPINION: Donald Trump's economic team is worried shadow banks like hedge funds and private-equity firms are getting a bad rep. So it wants to ban the term.
Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud welcomes British Prime Minister Theresa May in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 5, 2017.

Former top Treasury official attacks government ‘mercantalism’ over Saudi Aramco loan deal

Nick Macpherson, the former Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, criticised the government's plans to guarantee a $2 billion loan to the Saudi oil company.
A trader reacting to the wacky, wild September jobs report.

Here’s how traders are reacting to the shocking September jobs report

Investors reacted to a wild jobs report by selling stocks and buying the US dollar.