It looks like the expired tax breaks known as extenders are finally on their way to approval. But the deal is only for the 2014 tax year. Further action will be needed in 2015.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells senators the central bank is watching the effects of weather and Bitcoin.
The Senate has passed a bill to tie the student loan rate to the 10-year Treasury note. But critics question how much it will really help students.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Tim Johnson, D-S.D., announced yesterday that he will not be seeking another term as chief.
One might as well forget trying to send to the halls of Congress a last-minute gift of long-stemmed roses, or candy or whatever else might strike one’s romantic fancy.
U.S. Senate Banking Committee considers whether to go forward with Basel III capital requirements for U.S. banks.
Federal banking regulators tell U.S. Senate Banking Committee Basel III capital standards still a work in progress.
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke was on the hot seat today as senators grilled him on Libor, QE3 and the state of the economy.
This week, the SEC chairman went to Congress about the possibility of destabilizing runs on money market funds.
Remember yesterday when I suggested you do all you can to close on your new home by June 30 if you want to claim the first-time homebuyer credit on your 2010 taxes? The Senate made that advice more urgent last night when, for the third time it was unable to sign off on the tax