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A Federal Reserve President Spoke at an Invite-Only, Off-Record Bank Client Event

James Bullard, who leads the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, appeared at a Citigroup forum last week in Washington. Reporters were not invited. Read More




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Student Loan Subsidies Could Have Dangerous, Unintended Side Effects

The centerpiece of the student debt-relief plan that President Biden announced last month is his decision to cancel up to $20,000 per borrower in federal loans. But the more far-reaching […]




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CNN’s Gollust Discussed Interview Topics With Gov. Cuomo, Probe Found

On a Saturday in March 2020, as Covid-19 was invading the United States, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo went on CNN for a live interview. Among other topics, he was asked […]




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A Fed Official’s 2020 Trade Drew Outcry. It Went Further Than First Disclosed.

Richard H. Clarida, the departing vice chair of the Federal Reserve, failed to initially disclose the extent of a financial transaction he made in early 2020 as the Fed was […]




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Steve Easterbrook, Former McDonald’s C.E.O., Repays Company $105 Million

Mr. Easterbrook initially decided to fight the lawsuit, and his lawyers filed a motion to dismiss, calling it “meritless and misleading.”Updated Dec. 16, 2021, 12:46 p.m. ETBut with his agreement to […]




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CNN Fires Chris Cuomo Over Role in Andrew Cuomo’s Scandal

As the gregarious and sometimes combative host of CNN’s 9 p.m. hour, Mr. Cuomo was at the peak of a broadcast journalism career that he had forged outside of his […]




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Fed Ethics Office Warned Officials to Curb Unnecessary Trading During Rescue

On March 23 last year, as the Federal Reserve was taking extraordinary steps to shore up financial markets at the onset of the pandemic, the central bank’s ethics office in […]




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Fed Chair Jerome Powell Faces Reappointment Amid Tumult

As Jerome H. Powell’s term as the chair of the Federal Reserve nears its expiration, President Biden’s decision over whether to keep him in the job has grown more complicated […]




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Australia’s Costs for Its Harder Line on China

CANBERRA, Australia — Four years after declaring that it would “stand up” to China, Australia is wrestling with the economic and political consequences of a sharp turn in policy and […]




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How Accounting Giants Craft Favorable Tax Rules From Inside Government

This year, Mr. Harter returned to PwC.“I fully complied with Treasury Department conflicts rules by not meeting with PwC representatives” during a two-year “cooling off” period that restricts government officials […]