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  • Treasury plans new unit to monitor muni market: WSJ

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department is forming a new unit to monitor the municipal bond market, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a Treasury official. By boosting the department's monitoring of municipal finance, the Treasury hopes to...
  • Beltran Leyva cartel figure and a Michoacan mayor arrested in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY — Mexico’s drug and corruption crackdown intensified this week with the arrests of the reputed second in command of the Beltran Leyva drug cartel and the mayor of a Michoacan city once controlled by the Knights Templar criminal...
  • After success on Iran, U.S. Treasury's sanctions team faces new challenges

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This is what the modern American war room looks like: the clocks on the wall show the times in Kabul, Tehran and Bogota. The faces around the conference table are mostly young. There is talk of targets, and of middle-of-the-night...
  • Virginia same-sex couples navigate legal issues in a state that doesn't recognize them

    Virginia same-sex couples navigate legal issues in a state that doesn't recognize them
    Virginia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage soon gets another airing in federal court, with the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals hearing oral arguments on the matter in early May. Federal courts in other states are tackling the issue as well....
  • Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

    Obama's health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes
    U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, a White Houseofficial said on Thursday. Her departure removes one lightning rod for critics...
  • Car insurance getting more federal scrutiny

    Next up for Dodd-Frank enforcers: the car insurance industry. Having already influenced how banks and credit card companies deal with consumers, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform & Consumer Protection Act also gives a new federal insurance office the...
  • U.S. March budget shrinks more than expected

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government last month posted a budget deficit of $37 billion, down from $107 billion in the same period last year, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Thursday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a deficit of $78...
  • House panel seeks Justice Department inquiry of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner

    WASHINGTON -- A House committee Wednesday took the rare step of recommending criminal prosecution of Lois Lerner over the alleged targeting of conservative groups by the Internal Revenue Service, the latest bid by Republicans to keep the issue alive ahead...
  • Stern Advice: The benefits of depositing your IRA into your 401(k)

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It may sound like something you would train your dog to do, but the "reverse rollover" is a maneuver that more retirement-minded workers should try. The move - taking personal individual retirement account (IRA) assets and moving...
  • Health secretary resigns after Obamacare launch woes

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning after overseeing the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, a White House official said on Thursday. Her departure removes one...
  • Ally shares down 4 percent in debut; Treasury exit seen by year-end

    (Reuters) - Shares of auto-lender Ally Financial Inc fell as much as 4.1 percent in their market debut on Thursday, taking the shine off the biggest U.S. initial public offering so far this year as investor appetite for big stock offerings shows signs...
  • Microsoft says goodbye to Windows XP operating system

    Microsoft Corp. is finally pulling the plug on a piece of technology that has refused to go away. On Tuesday, the software giant will stop supporting Windows XP, the still ubiquitous computer operating system that's been around for almost 13 years, an...