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Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury

The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Tuesday....

Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards: U.S. Treasury

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Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official sai...
02:00, 09/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Swiss-based Libra will have to meet tough U.S. standards-U.S. Treasury The Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project must meet the highest standards for combating money laundering and terrorism financing if it is to get off the ground, a senior U.S. Treasury official sai...
22:00, 09/10/2019

Stablecoins like Libra must be held to highest standards: G7 Stablecoins like Facebook's Libra can foster financial inclusion but they must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure that they aren't used to launder money and that users are protect...
13:00, 07/18/2019

| Tough new standards have Aussies fine-tuned for worlds Coach Jacco Verhaeren has set brutally difficult qualifying standards to make Australia's team for the FINA World Championships team after a poor showing two years ago....
06:56, 07/16/2019

US Treasury has 'serious concerns' Libra could be used for terrorism The US government views cryptocurrencies, including Facebook-backed Libra, as a national security issue. In a press conference today, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Treasury Department has...
22:28, 07/15/2019

Facebook Needs 'Very High Standard' For Libra Coin: US Treasury Facebook must meet "a very high standard" before it moves ahead with its planned digital currency Libra, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday....
05:14, 07/16/2019

DOE has decided many lightbulbs don’t have to meet efficiency standards Enlarge (credit: Gordon Wrigley / Flickr) Among the stranger subjects that has been caught up in the political wars raging in the United States is the lowly lightbulb. Back in the George W. Bush adm...
20:00, 09/06/2019

G7 urges tough Libra regulation, agrees to tax digital giants Digital currencies such as Facebook's planned Libra raise serious concerns and must be regulated as tightly as possible to ensure they do not upset the world's financial system, Group of Seven finance...
18:28, 07/18/2019

MiMedx Injectables Don't Meet Regulatory Standards Despite Claim to FDA The biomedical company’s injectable wound-care products don’t meet regulatory standards more than two years after MiMedx told the Food and Drug Administration it complied with requirements....
10:42, 05/24/2019

Huawei: 'No doubt' that we will meet German 5G security standards Huawei, the Chinese technology and telecoms group hit by U.S. sanctions, said on Monday it was confident of meeting the security requirements that Germany is setting for its fifth-generation mobile ne...
00:00, 06/25/2019

2 Suspended For Failing To Meet Safety Standards At MTNL Mumbai Office MTNL has suspended two officers for failing to maintain the standard of fire fighting system of the company's building at Bandra West in which a fire broke out on July 22....
22:14, 08/07/2019

Watchdog: Child migrant shelters failed to meet safety, cleanliness standards A Texas-based nonprofit organization contracted by the U.S. government to care and house unaccompanied migrant children failed to meet safety and cleanliness standards, according to a government watch...
14:28, 08/21/2019

Khashoggi murder trials must be public and meet international standards, UN expert urges A United Nations human rights expert said on Thursday that Saudi Arabia’s closed-door trials of those it accuses of assassinating the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, have fallen shor...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Huawei says tough to meet No.1 smartphone vendor goal due to U.S. curbs China's Huawei Technologies said on Friday it would be difficult for the firm to meet its previous goal of becoming the world's biggest smartphone maker by shipments this year due to U.S. curbs impose...
10:42, 08/09/2019

U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough Top U.S. and Chinese trade officials met in Shanghai on Wednesday for talks in a bid to end a year-long trade war, despite low expectations for progress and combative remarks from U.S. President Donal...
05:42, 07/31/2019

From ‘tough on crime’ to tough on cops: Cory Booker recasts his record The former Newark mayor is one of several Democratic presidential contenders struggling to reconcile their crime-fighting past with modern calls for criminal-justice reform....
01:00, 08/05/2019

Kamala Harris: being tough on crime will help me get tough on Trump Senator and former prosecutor speaks to NAACP audienceSeeks to address concerns over record on criminal justiceDemocratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said her experience as a prosecutor h...
20:56, 06/09/2019

The standards for tennis villainy just aren’t what they used to be A tennis antihero was in the house for Friday’s opening U.S. Open men’s semifinal, but his name was James Scott Connors — Jimmy or Jimbo to you — and not Daniil Medvedev, who played the role of the ba...
13:14, 09/07/2019

The Shifting Standards of Mitch McConnell Despite his blockade of an Obama Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year, the Senate majority leader is now definitive that he would push a Trump nominee in 2020....
00:42, 05/30/2019

‘I Waited Eight Years.’ Meet the K-Pop Superfans Who Spent Their Savings to Meet Their Favorite Idols In her room at the AC Hotel in Times Square, Hayley Baye selected her outfit with purpose. For her first time at KCON, the Korean culture convention featuring performances from some of K-pop’s b...
21:00, 07/24/2019

Singapore looks to establish new standards for emerging technologies Country's standards council plans to introduce at least 40 standards to guide the development and adoption of new technologies, including drones, additive manufacturing, and video analytics....
15:42, 07/16/2019

Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document publish...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Tomic fined for playing below standards at Wimbledon Australia's Bernard Tomic was fined 45,000 pounds ($57,000) for not playing to "required professional standards" after he put in minimal effort during a 58-minute, first-round thrashing by Jo-Wilfried...
21:00, 07/04/2019

USB4 standards brings the number of different USB-C to USB-C cables to 8 USB Type C was envisioned as the universal connector, though USB-C cables are far from universal. USB4 cables are limited to a maximum length of 80 cm....
07:28, 09/14/2019

MLB’s netting dilemma: With current standards, danger is just a second away Line drives can reach seats not covered by protective netting in just over a second and impact with a force equivalent to a 10-pound weight striking a person's head from a height of 11 feet....
01:00, 06/06/2019

There's Now a Committee to Develop Standards for Robotic Exoskeletons Advanced technology is just science fiction until some international standards group forms a committee with an anonymously bureaucratic name to make sure every mind-blowing new advancement is nice and...
02:28, 07/02/2019

NHL officials aren’t even trying to enforce rule standards There is no excuse for the NHL’s dereliction of duty in overseeing and supervising the playoffs. The parade of scandalous errors made by on-ice officials has tainted the tournament. And the absence of...
05:56, 06/09/2019

Duchess, Meet Queen? Beyoncé and Meghan Markle May Meet at The Lion King’s London Premiere They’re two of the world’s most famous women (with equally famous husbands), are both working moms, share a few famous friends and both even sport royal titles (albeit one slightly more official than ...
22:42, 07/01/2019

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
18:14, 05/29/2019

New Oregon lab, seed certification bring standards to hemp AURORA, Ore. (AP) — A global hemp research lab in Oregon is part of a larger movement to bring the standardization to hemp that traditional crops like corn and cotton enjoy. It’s a critical step...
16:42, 06/14/2019

Google’s new privacy standards want to save us from creepy ad practices This might strike you at first blush as a bit ironic, coming from one of the most data-hungry tech giants out there. Nevertheless, Google has rolled out the sketches of a plan that it presents as an a...
04:00, 08/23/2019

Tomic fined £45,000 for 'not meeting required professional standards' "Australia\u0027s Bernard Tomic was fined £45,000 for not playing up to the required standards at Wimbledon in his first-round loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, tournament organisers said on Thursday."...
12:42, 07/04/2019

Top EU court backs environmentalists on stricter air quality standards The European Court of Justice has ruled that results from different areas cannot be averaged to assess air quality standards. The judgement could compel local and national authorities to tighten air p...
13:42, 06/26/2019

Juul introduces new POS standards to restrict sales to minors Juul Labs, the e-cigarette behemoth partially owned by Altria, has today announced a new POS age-verification system that it will require all Juul retailers to comply with by May 2021. The Retail Acce...
16:42, 08/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Poland proposes tightening 5G security standards Poland has proposed tightening its cyber security standards and could ban certain products or suppliers from key parts of a future 5G network, the country's digital ministry said in a document publish...
17:28, 07/17/2019

FEC chief urges Congress to set standards for online platforms during elections The head of the Federal Election Commission called on Congress to set standards for online platforms to fight election interference, but executives at Twitter, Facebook and Google defended their effor...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Huawei must raise 'shoddy' standards, says senior UK cybersecurity official GCHQ technical director says he hasn’t seen anything that reassures him company is taking necessary security steps China’s Huawei Technologies needs to raise its “shoddy” security standards which fall...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Waymo Calls On NHTSA To Scrap Standards For Autonomous Vehicles Waymo is tired of impossible standards, the trade war might kill the planet, and Toyota is making global moves. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, August 30, 2019....
17:56, 08/30/2019

England’s Phil Neville: ‘We must drive standards higher and be more ruthless’ • Manager feels better to get nervy World Cup opener over• Neville: ‘I loved every minute of it. I’m really proud’Phil Neville said his England side have “nothing to fear” as they began their World Cu...
00:14, 06/10/2019

Xbox enshrines wholesome ‘trash talk’ in its community standards Microsoft changed the wording of its standards, explicitly banning offensive trash talk on its services and offering less crass alternatives. It sounds hokey at first — the examples of player banter s...
00:56, 05/03/2019

Google proposes new privacy standards to protect web browsing data Google is stepping up its efforts to limit web fingerprinting and otherwise protect your privacy while keeping its ad business intact. The internet giant is developing a set of open standards, nickna...
20:00, 08/22/2019

Tomic fined £45,000 for 'not meeting required professional standards' at Wimbledon "Australia\u0027s Bernard Tomic was fined £45,000 for not playing up to the required standards at Wimbledon in his first-round loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, tournament organisers said on Thursday."...
11:42, 07/04/2019

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners....
05:28, 06/10/2019

Angry Schwarzenegger condemns Trump for wrecking clean-air standards Ex-California governor: administration ‘downright hypocritical’Officials move to revoke California’s car emissions waiverArnold Schwarznegger has condemned Donald Trump over his unprecedented rollback...
17:28, 09/09/2019

Sex toy companies unite to protest double standards of Facebook’s ad policy Last month, Dame, a female-founded sex toy company, announced it was suing the MTA (Metropolitan Transportation Authority) for censoring its campaign on NYC’s subway. On the subway today, you’ll proba...
10:28, 07/31/2019

'Men grab their sacks': Morgan says celebration criticism is double standards USA striker mimed sipping tea after goal against EnglandMorgan says team still to decide on White House visitAlex Morgan has said that criticism of her goal celebration during USA’s defeat of England ...
19:56, 07/05/2019

ChargePoint sounds alarm on electric vehicle charging standards A leading operator of charging stations has sounded the alarm on a proposed technical standard that it says could hamper mass adoption of electric vehicles by making it harder to charge them at home o...
19:14, 05/14/2019

4 automakers, California agree to new emissions, fuel economy standards Four major automakers have reached an environmental agreement with the state of California, to raise gas mileage and emissions standards -- a move that bypasses the Trump administration's effort to ro...
00:28, 07/26/2019

'Unwell' Tomic to appeal against Wimbledon fine for playing below standards Australian Bernard Tomic said he planned to appeal against his fine for not playing to "required professional standards" during his 58-minute, first-round thrashing by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon,...
14:42, 07/07/2019

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards in a bid to comply with a recent US government ruli...
17:56, 06/10/2019

Poland plans tighter 5G security standards, may curtail Huawei Having already allowed Huawei gear into its early 5G networks, Poland is now mulling tightened security rules that could block the company in some areas.Read More...
18:28, 07/17/2019

Sex tech companies and advocates protest unfair ad standards outside Facebook’s NY HQ A group of sex tech startup founders, employees and supporters gathered outside of Facebook’s NY office in Manhattan to protest its advertising policies with respect to what it classifies as sex...
22:28, 07/31/2019

Qatar 2022: FIFA admits violation of workers' standards FIFA have for the first time admitted a violation in workers' standards as Qatar prepares for the 2022 World Cup. The revelation comes following an investigative report by German broadcaster WDR....
12:00, 06/06/2019

High standards of females inspire lifelong learning in male songbirds Some male songbirds have evolved the ability to learn longer, more complex songs, evolving their song as they get older. New research suggests their adaptive learning was inspired by the high standard...
00:42, 09/06/2019

Tennis Player Fined $56,500 For Lacking ‘Required Professional Standards’ at Wimbledon (WIMBLEDON, England) — Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic was fined his full prize money of 45,000 pounds ($56,500) at Wimbledon on Thursday for not meeting “the required professional ...
22:28, 07/04/2019

Critics cry ‘grade inflation’ at NYC schools as students pass without meeting standards At the Science School for Exploration and Discovery, MS 244 in the Bronx, an impressive 94 percent of students in grades 6-8 passed their math classes in the 2017-18 school year. But how much math the...
09:14, 06/30/2019

Trump executive order spurs call for opinions on federal AI standards The Department of Commerce wants the artifical intelligence community's opinion to help form technical AI standards for the federal government.Read More...
13:42, 05/02/2019

Lois Lane addresses sexist double standards in this exclusive preview Lois Lane is one of the most popular characters in the superhero canon, a journalist who may not have superpowers, but is a hero in her own right. Lois had her own series back in the Silver Age, and a...
20:42, 07/01/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari...
10:56, 05/18/2019

Societe Generale Wealth & Asset Management activities: Setting new standards in SRI and ESG "Our primary mission is to protect our clients’ wealth. How they can as well invest in a positive and sustainable way is more and more at the centre of our dialogue with them.”...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Will there ever be another 300-game winner? Baseball Hall of Fame's standards have changed The bar for a pitcher getting elected into the Hall of Fame has changed over time. Mike Mussina and Roy Halladay have proven that and are both worthy.       ...
16:14, 07/19/2019

Common agricultural standards only part of Brexit border conundrum, Ireland says Recognising common agricultural standards across the island of Ireland is just one element in seeking any new solution over how to keep the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland open after Brexi...
01:56, 09/04/2019

"Double Standards Of Congress": Piyush Goyal On Rae Bareli Coach Factory Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today hit back at the Congress over the issue of corporatisation of the Rae Bareli rail coach factory, saying the party only made announcements and not a single coach was...
10:42, 07/03/2019

Australia could cut emissions halfway to Paris target under global energy standards Report says Australia missing opportunity to ‘easily’ meet emissions targets and fight climate crisisAustralia could cut greenhouse gas emissions halfway to its Paris agreement target, and save $7.7bn...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Four Automakers Ignore Trump and Reach a Compromise with California Over Emissions Standards The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto emissions standards is heating up once again, with the state and four automakers ignoring threats to scal...
17:14, 07/25/2019

Auto Makers Agree to Stricter California Tailpipe-Emissions Standards Four major auto makers say they have agreed with California to voluntarily meet stricter tailpipe-emissions standards than are being proposed by the Trump administration, a move that could pressure th...
23:14, 07/25/2019

Major banks set new lending standards for shipping industry in order to cut CO2 emissions Eleven banks that lend to shipping lines on Monday said climate impact will be integrated into the criteria that determines how much they can borrow....
01:28, 06/18/2019

Homeland Security Committee head seeks greater U.S. role in 5G standards A leading Republican congressman wants the U.S. to take a larger role in international standards organizations as a means to combat Chinese influence.Read More...
04:14, 07/16/2019

Trump's Attempt To Rollback Fuel Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report The Trump Administration’s attempts to scale back Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions regulations isn’t going smoothly lately, with much of the auto industry rejecting the proposal, the State of C...
00:28, 08/21/2019

Scheer promises to scrap clean fuel standards alongside carbon tax if elected In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Scheer surmises the new standards could increase the cost of gas by at least four cents a litre over and above the government's carbon tax....
01:42, 07/09/2019

NHTSA Boss Who Helped Lead Rollback Of Fuel-Economy Standards Resigns The top boss of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resigns, car sales in India are bad, Uber and Lyft get called out for having drivers with car recalls on the road, the NHTSA looks in...
11:14, 08/14/2019

Midwest farmers continue to struggle as bankers tighten credit standards, report says The slump in the farm economy continued to cause financial stress in the first quarter, resulting in a further deterioration of agricultural credit conditions, according to a report released Thursday....
22:14, 05/09/2019

Governors urge Trump to reconsider rolling back vehicle emission standards President Donald Trump's plan to reduce vehicle efficiency standards has come under fire from governors and automakers who want to keep Obama-era clean car rules....
17:28, 07/09/2019

EU to push Australia to clean up petrol standards as part of free trade deal The European Union wants Australia’s Paris climate commitments enshrined in new FTAThe European Union will push Australia to clean up its petrol standards – which currently allow for dirtier fuel than...
22:00, 09/01/2019

Trump's Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of California, economists, and, now, governors represent...
02:14, 07/10/2019

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
17:42, 07/17/2019

Maurizio Sarri hails English standards after Chelsea reach Europa League final • Chelsea manager calls Premier League ‘best in the world’• Four English teams in the two European finalsChelsea will play Arsenal in the Europa League final on 29 May with both of Uefa’s major showpi...
05:14, 05/10/2019

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in court....
15:14, 06/08/2019

Wyden Blasts Senate Russia Report for Failing to Back 'Mandatory' Election Security Standards Citing what he called the “ongoing crisis,” one of the U.S. Senate’s staunchest proponents of sweeping election-security reforms renewed a call Thursday for Congress to immediately intervene and impos...
02:42, 07/26/2019

A 50-year bond?The US Treasury is seriously considering it Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday floated the idea of the US government issuing an ultra-long government bond next year, if there's demand....
20:42, 09/13/2019

Mets Ninth-Inning Bullpen Implosion Special Even By Mets Standards My God, the Mets. Phew. The hell they entered Tuesday night is a special, Mets-only hell. There are excruciating losses, and then there’s watching in horror as a sure-fire victory leaps out of the bag...
18:42, 09/04/2019

Tomic fined for not meeting 'professional standards' in loss Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic has been fined his full prize money of $56,500 at Wimbledon for not meeting 'the required professional standards' in his first-round loss   ...
14:14, 07/04/2019

Mnuchin says 100-year Treasury bond possible U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said the United States will issue 50-year bonds if there is "proper demand," a moved aimed at "derisking" the government's $22 trillion of debt and l...
03:00, 09/13/2019

No, China Can't Sink the U.S. Treasury Market China owns U.S. Treasurys worth $1.1 trillion, but threats that it could dump them and upend the bond market ring hollow. Potshots at corporate America have a better chance of getting through to Presi...
11:42, 05/14/2019

Treasury to Sell $109 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $109 billion in securities, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $47 billion in previously sold debt....
19:56, 05/16/2019

Two Top Treasury Officials Promoted to New Posts President Trump intends to promote the Treasury Department’s top lawyer, Brent McIntosh, to the position of its top financial diplomat, the White House said Monday....
01:42, 05/22/2019

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold debt....
20:56, 07/11/2019

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sold debt....
01:14, 08/02/2019

'Lego Batman' producer, then Treasury sec? Treasury secretary pick Steven Mnuchin is an executive producer on Warner Bros.' "The Lego Batman Movie," which pulled in an estimated $55.6 million from U.S. audiences during its opening weekend....
19:28, 04/28/2019

What Do Treasury Bonds Have to Do With Interest Rates? After sending interest rates climbing over the past few years, the Federal Reserve cut the federal funds rate last week for the first time since 2008. The move has financial analysts atwitter–but what...
22:14, 08/05/2019

Treasury to Sell $159 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $159 billion in securities, comprising $84 billion in new debt and $75 billion in previously sold debt....
20:42, 05/02/2019

A 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 2% Is Something Almost Nobody Saw Coming Yields that have hit multiyear lows reflect the difficulties central bankers face in normalizing monetary policy after a decade of unusually easy money....
15:56, 06/20/2019

Treasury Yields Fall After Fed Decision U.S. government bond yields dropped Wednesday after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady but hinted it would cut rates in the months ahead if the economic outlook weakens....
20:42, 06/19/2019

|ANALYSIS:Fromspectrumtoenergy,Treasury'sgrowthplanseesabiggerrolefortheprivatesector It also says banks should be made to ensure switching is not punitive and that big retailers should lose the right to exclusive leases, says Ferial Haffajee....
01:56, 08/29/2019

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold debt....
01:42, 06/14/2019

Hammond: No 'pot of money' sitting in the Treasury Chancellor Philip Hammond has said the spending promises set out by Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson "exceed" the "fiscal headroom" available to the government....
21:56, 07/01/2019

Government Could Run Out of Cash in Second Half, Treasury Says The government risks not being able to pay its bills on time later this summer or fall unless Congress acts to raise the federal borrowing limit, the Treasury Department said....
18:28, 05/01/2019

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sold debt....
20:56, 05/23/2019

Treasury to Sell $99 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $99 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 10-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
21:14, 09/12/2019

The Before and After of the Big Move in 10-year Treasury Notes Who was prepared for the big bullish move in Treasury Notes on May 22-23 ... before it happened? See the answer for yourself onscreen right now, in Chart of the Day....
21:56, 05/24/2019

Treasury to review Tubman $20 delay The Treasury Department’s inspector general told Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer it will look for “indications of employee misconduct” in the decision to delay a new $20 bill that features Harrie...
02:42, 06/25/2019

Treasury Yields Decline for Third Quarter in a Row U.S. government-bond yields fell for a third consecutive quarter, reflecting how worries over slowing growth and global trade have boosted investor demand for haven assets....
00:42, 06/29/2019

Treasury to Sell $94 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $94 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 30-year Treasury inflation-protected securities....
13:56, 08/16/2019

Ebony Memories: A Photo Treasury The most significant collection of photographs depicting African-American life in the 20th century is being auctioned. Historians fear the archive could end up hidden away....
12:14, 07/16/2019

What is Libra? All you need to know about Facebook's new cryptocurrency Facebook claims it wants to reach people without access to a bank account, and that Libra is the best wayOn Tuesday, Facebook announced a digital currency called Libra that will roll out for use in 20...
14:14, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its u...
13:42, 07/30/2019

RBS hands Treasury £1bn in dividends as profits surge Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), still majority-owned by the taxpayer after its 2008 bailout, is handing the Treasury around £1bn in dividend payouts following a surge in profits....
09:42, 08/02/2019

US Treasury yields rise ahead of GDP data U.S. government debt yields rose Friday morning, as traders looked ahead to fresh data and weighed the possibility of a less dovish tone from the Federal Reserve next week....
10:56, 07/26/2019

Global Stocks, Treasury Yields Slip European stocks followed Asian indexes lower, while haven assets gained, as investors turned cautious a day after the recent rally in global markets paused....
12:14, 06/25/2019

Companies Win---Somewhat---as Treasury Trims Reach of Minimum Tax Businesses are getting help—but not everything they wanted—as the Treasury Department addresses one of the biggest corporate frustrations with the 2017 tax law....
14:56, 06/25/2019

MarketAxess Breaks Into Treasury Trading With Acquisition MarketAxess Holdings, the dominant online bond-trading marketplace, is expanding into the $16 trillion market for U.S. government bonds with the acquisition of LiquidityEdge....
15:15, 08/13/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trade Hopes U.S. government-bond yields rebounded from a recent slide, boosted by bets that a potential trade agreement between Beijing and Washington could lift the outlook for the world economy....
17:14, 06/26/2019

Treasury limits state and local tax cap workarounds The Treasury Department has issued final rules that would clamp down on taxpayers trying to circumvent a new cap on state and local tax deductions. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act, promoted by the Trump admi...
03:00, 06/12/2019

China will not use its Treasury holdings as a weapon against the US, says expert China has other "weapons" in its trade battle with U.S. and selling off Treasurys will not be one of them, says Lowy Institute's Richard McGregor....
09:14, 07/18/2019

Since 2009, when the 10-year Treasury yield dips below 2%, the S&P 500 does this next The yield on the 10-year Treasury bond dipped below 2% on June 20 for the first time since 2016, and did that again during Tuesday's trading. In the past decade, the 10-year yield has gone below ...
17:28, 06/26/2019

Monica Crowley, a Fox News Fixture, Is Said to Get a Top Treasury Job The choice of Ms. Crowley for the Treasury’s top communications role comes about two years after she withdrew as a candidate for other administration jobs in the face of plagiarism accusations....
18:14, 04/28/2019

U.S. Treasury Yields Edge Higher After Fed Decision Treasury yields initially fell after the Federal Reserve held rates steady and highlighted slowing inflation, but then moved higher amid comments from Fed Chairman Jerome Powell....
03:00, 05/02/2019

France: We can't allow Facebook's Libra in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency cannot be allowed to operate in Europe while concerns persist about sovereignty, systemic financial risks and the risk of abuses by a dominant market player, France's f...
20:56, 09/12/2019

Want to make $10,000 from Libra? Break its blockchain The supposedly independent group of companies tasked with overseeing the delivery of Facebook‘s “cryptocurrency” Libra has announced a public bug bounty. In a blog post yesterday, the Libra associatio...
17:28, 08/28/2019

Facebook's Libra Needs Scrutiny, BOE's Carney Says Facebook’s Libra project should be carefully vetted by regulators, Bank of England Gov. Mark Carney is expected to say Thursday, offering an early insight into how the U.K. central bank will approach ...
04:56, 06/21/2019

Big bad Libra: Do we really need (or want) Facebook to reinvent money? Facebook's cryptocurrency scheme will undoubtedly generate value and a following. But if the hairs on the back of your neck start to raise up, you're not alone....
23:28, 06/24/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Aid Law Enforcement, Company Says Facebook executive David Marcus told Congress this month that the proposed cryptocurrency could be a valuable tool, partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about its u...
04:28, 07/31/2019

Facebook Libra scams already on the rise Ahead of the launch of Facebook's Libra, a new investigation by The Washington Post has discovered a dozen accounts, pages and groups on both Facebook and Instagram that claim to be official hubs...
19:28, 07/23/2019

Why (Almost) Everybody Hates Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra Facebook Inc. says its mission is to “bring the world closer together.” Its plans to launch a digital currency called Libra have succeeded in uniting central bankers and financial regulators from arou...
08:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra has nothing to do with Bitcoin Facebook's Libra is not a cryptocurrency and won't offer the kinds of protections that Bitcoin does. It's a way for Facebook to track what you buy.Read More...
00:28, 07/05/2019

SEC Weighs Whether to Regulate Facebook's Libra U.S. securities regulators are examining whether Facebook Inc.’s planned cryptocurrency should fall under their oversight, a development that could further complicate the project....
13:56, 07/13/2019

Facebook's New Cryptocurrency, Libra, Gets Big Backers Facebook has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next week....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Facebook set for grilling on Libra cryptocurrency Facebook is set to face further scrutiny on its ambitions to launch a cryptocurrency after "very serious concerns" were raised by senior US government members.The company is set to be questioned by th...
18:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook reveals new Libra cryptocurrency Facebook has finally taken the wraps off its long-awaited cryptocurrency.The social media giant has revealed that it will be launching the new Libra cryptocurrency as part of its blockchain-powered Ca...
18:56, 06/18/2019

UK MP on Libra: Facebook’s almost trying to turn itself into its own country Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency‘ Libra is ruffling feathers among UK politicians amid concerns that the technology giant’s entry into the world of finance would give it too much power. Similarly to their U...
16:42, 07/22/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
21:56, 07/16/2019

U.S. SEC chief says he has not discussed Libra with Facebook A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
20:56, 07/16/2019

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, ...
18:42, 06/19/2019

Iran's Zarif tweets: U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a 'jail warden' The U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a "jail warden", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Thursday, a day after Washington imposed fresh sanctions designed to choke off the smug...
11:28, 09/05/2019

New Zealand Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times, says its chief New Zealand's Treasury chief, Gabriel Makhlouf, said on Wednesday that the Treasury website was attacked 2,000 times in two days by hackers seeking access to budget details....
02:56, 05/29/2019

Treasury Yields Decline Following Weak Economic Data The yield on the 10-year Treasury note dropped below 2% yet again on Tuesday after weak U.S. economic data bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates in coming months....
20:56, 06/25/2019

Treasury Declines to Designate China a Currency Manipulator The Treasury Department passed on a chance to designate China as a currency manipulator but continued to highlight the nation’s currency practices as a source of concern....
13:14, 05/29/2019

Treasury hits Standard Chartered with £10m sanctions fine The Treasury is to slap Standard Chartered, the emerging markets lender, with a multimillion-pound fine for failing to prevent sanctions breaches, dealing a further blow to the FTSE-100 bank's reputat...
21:28, 08/17/2019

Treasury: Federal gov't has spent record $3.7T, widened deficit A new U.S. Treasury Department report says the federal government has spent a record $3.7 trillion so far this year -- the most it's used over the first 10 months of a U.S. fiscal year since the Great...
19:14, 08/14/2019

U.S. Treasury Secretary says U.S.-China trade deal is 90% done: CNBC U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that the trade deal between the United States and China is "about 90%" complete, CNBC reported....
13:56, 06/26/2019

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which the State Departme...
02:42, 06/08/2019

U.S. indexes plummet after key Treasury bond yield sinks to new low All three major U.S. stock indexes fell Wednesday upon rising concerns of an approaching recession, signaled in part by the benchmark 30-year Treasury bond falling to a record low....
19:14, 08/14/2019

House panel subpoenas Treasury, IRS for Trump’s tax returns A House committee on Friday subpoenaed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the head of the Internal Revenue Service over their refusal to hand over President Trump’s tax returns. House Ways an...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Rep. Richard Neal subpoenas IRS, Treasury for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee on Friday sent a subpoena to the International Revenue Service and Treasury Department for copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
02:14, 05/11/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin to give briefing on cryptocurrency on Monday U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will give a briefing on cryptocurrency at 2:00 pm ET (1800 GMT) on Monday from the White House briefing room, a White House official said....
19:56, 07/15/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump tax returns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns on Friday, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress ov...
04:56, 05/18/2019

Treasury Secretary Details Plans for Fannie, Freddie The Trump administration plans to require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin paying a fee for support from the Treasury Department in exchange for a change to the mortgage-finance companies’ status t...
02:56, 09/11/2019

Treasury Official Hired to Fix Fannie and Freddie Is Leaving Craig Phillips, a former Wall Street executive who joined the Treasury Department to try to reshape the country’s mortgage market, will depart next month....
23:28, 05/16/2019

Our maximum pressure campaign on Iran is working: US Treasury Sigal Mandelker says there is "no question" that America's maximum pressure campaign has resulted in "massively decreasing" the amount of oil that Iran has been able to sell....
02:00, 09/11/2019

Treasury yields fall ahead of the Fed's anticipated rate cut Traders are bracing for a potential cut in interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. The U.S. Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and will announce its latest rate decision on Wednesday....
16:28, 07/29/2019

Stronger Inflation Data Lift Treasury Yields U.S. government bonds pulled back after new data showed consumer prices rose more than expected in June. The 10-year note’s yield rose to its highest in four weeks....
01:56, 07/12/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. to hit debt limit in late summer U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday urged Congress to raise the U.S. debt ceiling as soon as possible, saying the U.S. government was expected to exhaust its borrowing authority aroun...
17:56, 05/22/2019

US Treasury Secretary Says Amazon 'Destroyed' Retail Sector US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he supported the Justice Department's efforts to look into Amazon because the tech giant has "destroyed the retail industry."...
15:56, 07/25/2019

Treasury yields edge higher ahead of Fed meeting U.S. government debt yields edged higher on Tuesday morning with traders awaiting a monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve, which is expected to produce a first cut to interest rates for ov...
09:42, 07/30/2019

Treasury yields fractionally lower ahead of Fed meeting U.S. government debt yields edged lower on Tuesday morning with traders awaiting a monetary policy decision from the Federal Reserve, which is expected to produce a first cut to interest rates for ove...
11:42, 07/30/2019

Harriet Tubman Won’t Appear on $20 Bill Next Year, Treasury Secretary Says Steven Mnuchin said plans to feature the abolitionist and civil rights leader would be pushed back several years as the department planned to focus on counterfeiting issues first....
00:56, 05/23/2019

Treasury's Mnuchin says Amazon 'destroyed' U.S. retail sector U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that online giant Amazon.com Inc "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."...
01:28, 07/25/2019

US Treasury yields lower ahead of Powell's speech U.S. government debt prices were higher Tuesday morning, as traders prepare to hear from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell and monitor fresh sanctions on Iran....
08:42, 06/25/2019

Market weighs risk of negative U.S. Treasury yields Traders and analysts are considering whether U.S. bond yields would fall below zero as a record amount around the world sank into negative territory this week....
04:56, 08/10/2019

Treasury Department designates China as a currency manipulator The Treasury Department announced Monday that it would designate China as a currency manipulator, reversing an earlier position by the Trump administration that Beijing's actions didn't meet the techn...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Treasury Yields Rebound on Trump's China Comments U.S. government-bond yields whipsawed, dropping early in the session before recovering after comments by President Trump about a possible easing in trade tensions with China....
05:56, 08/27/2019

House committee sues Treasury, IRS for Trump's tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee sued the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday to get President Donald Trump's federal tax returns....
22:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-...
17:42, 09/12/2019

House Democrats sue US Treasury for Trump’s tax returns – live Trump’s refusal to release returns breaks years of precedentSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.35pm BST More on Vice President Pence’s schedule change from his press secretary: Som...
18:56, 07/02/2019

| US Treasury will not hand over Trump tax returns to Congress - official The US Treasury will not hand President Donald Trump's tax returns over to Democratic lawmakers, defying a demand from Congress, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said....
22:56, 05/07/2019

Treasury Yields Fall to Lowest Since Before 2016 Vote U.S. government bond yields fell to their lowest levels since before the 2016 presidential election, completing a remarkable arc tracking the rise and fall of investors’ economic optimism....
03:42, 08/03/2019

House Panel Sues U.S. Treasury for Trump Tax Returns The House’s tax-writing committee sued the Treasury Department and the IRS for access to President Trump’s tax returns, hoping federal judges will pry loose records that the administration has refused...
19:28, 07/02/2019

NYT: Mnuchin wants Secret Service back under the Treasury Department Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is pushing to move the US Secret Service from the Department of Homeland Security back under his department's control, according to The New York Times....
15:14, 06/27/2019

U.S. Treasury Prices Climb Amid Trade Turmoil U.S. government bond prices surged—pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note to its lowest level since August 2016—as investors flocked to safer assets in response to a further escalation of the ...
01:42, 08/24/2019

House Committee sues Treasury for Trump tax returns The House Ways and Means Committee on Tuesday sued the Treasury Department to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns, a spokesman for a committee member told CNBC on Tuesday. The lawsuit was first r...
19:42, 07/02/2019

Treasury denies Democrats’ request for Trump tax returns WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House o...
02:56, 05/07/2019

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopa...
08:14, 07/02/2019

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan President Maduro's son: U.S. Treasury website The Trump administration on Friday ratcheted up its pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro by targeting his son, also named Nicolas Maduro, with sanctions....
17:56, 06/28/2019

Treasury denies 'unprecedented' request for Trump's tax returns Analysts viewed the flat denial as a direct challenge to Congress’ power to oversee the other two branches of governmentThe Treasury department has denied a request by Congress for copies of Donald Tr...
04:56, 05/07/2019

Here's how the 10-year Treasury note is impacting mortgage rates Douglas Duncan, Fannie Mae chief economist, and Skylar Olsen, Zillow director of economic research, join "The Exchange" to discuss the impact mortgage rates are seeing from the U.S.-China trade war....
22:56, 08/23/2019

House panel sues Treasury, IRS over Trump's tax returns A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives panel on Tuesday filed a long-awaited lawsuit in federal court to demand President Donald Trump's individual and business tax returns....
22:14, 07/02/2019

One ‘tough hop,’ and it was all over the Mets PHILADELPHIA — For a second, it looked like Seth Lugo had done just enough to escape the seventh inning while hanging onto the lead. But Tomas Nido could not do the same for Lugo’s curveball in the di...
10:56, 06/27/2019

It Sure Is Tough To Be A Titanfall Fan Right Now On Thursday morning, Titanfall was trending on Twitter in the U.S.—not because anything remotely Titanfall related actually happened, but because Fortnite’s new season added mechs....
19:14, 08/01/2019

5G Is Still a Tough Call Apple’s surprise decision to settle its long-running legal battle with Qualcomm confirms the importance of 5G technology, but consumer adoption will take years....
18:28, 05/07/2019

Facebook's Libra is a License to Print Money A bunch of big companies have agreed to pony up $10 million each to take part, and it is easy to see why: On some reasonable-sounding assumptions about its take-up, it could be insanely profitable in ...
11:56, 06/23/2019

EU regulators to set high bar to authorise Libra, ECB's Coeure says European Union regulators will set a high bar on regulatory approvals for virtual currency projects in Europe, including Facebook's Libra, European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure said on Frid...
23:28, 09/14/2019

How Facebook's Libra could lead you to clean out your wallet Facebook's upcoming cryptocurrency Libra has some experts concerned about security issues. A possible bigger problem: out-of-control spending by consumers....
19:28, 07/05/2019

Libra Association launches bug bounty program The Libra Association has announced a bug bounty program with up to $10,000 in rewards for identifying security flaws in the blockchain's testnet code.Read More...
01:01, 08/28/2019

U.S. Warns Switzerland on Oversight of Facebook's Libra The U.S. urged Switzerland to ensure its regulations governing cryptocurrencies are strong enough to prevent abuse, as the European banking hub prepares to host Libra, a digital currency proposed by F...
00:56, 09/11/2019

Facebook to Hire Banking Expert to Run 'Libra' David Marcus, Facebook's vice president of messaging products and a key figure behind 'Libra' digital currency project, made the statement in an interview....
16:42, 06/29/2019

India isn’t keen on Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Facebook’s new digital currency Libra has received an early jolt from the Indian government. The authorities in Asia’s third-largest economy are no more keen on the social media giant’s project than a...
16:28, 07/08/2019

IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency Libra could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's ch...
17:28, 07/17/2019

Investors Bet That Visa, Mastercard Can Stand Up to Libra Investors are betting that Facebook’s efforts to create a blockchain-based payments system won’t threaten credit-card companies’ winning streak—at least for now....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook, stop trying to make Libra happen Just when we thought Facebook’s Libra couldn’t be subject to any more scrutiny, it turns out that data protection bosses from all over the world have banded together to share concerns about the ‘crypt...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Facebook's Cryptocurrency "Libra" Will Be Launched In 2020 Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
13:14, 06/18/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
19:56, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in more trouble than we thought Facebook‘s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra may be in even deeper trouble than we thought if a recent report is anything to go by. According to the Financial Times, it seems that some of Facebook‘s early backer...
14:28, 08/23/2019

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. economy as it faces risks from slowing global growth ...
00:28, 07/12/2019

Facebook co-founder warns against Libra cryptocurrency Chris Hughes says firms involved such as Paypal and Mastercard will wield too much powerOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s plans for a digital currency called Libra could al...
18:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. SEC chief says he has not met with Facebook since Libra announcement A top U.S. financial market regulator said on Tuesday he has not discussed with Facebook its Libra currency proposal, nearly a month after the social media giant announced the project....
23:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook takes aim at e-commerce with Libra cryptocurrency Facebook plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments....
16:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook to launch Libra cryptocurrency next year Social media giant Facebook on Tuesday officially announced it will launch its own cryptocurrency, in a move some analysts believe could bring others like bitcoin more in the mainstream....
14:42, 06/18/2019

G7 nations to act against Facebook's 'Libra' cryptocurrency plan Facebook's plan to introduce its own cryptocurrency has come under sharp criticism from many countries. The social media giant announced in June that it would roll out a new digital currency, called L...
02:14, 07/18/2019

Facebook needs to drop Libra and buy Square, Jim Cramer says "It's clearly doing more harm than good," the "Mad Money" host says. Instead Facebook should buy Square for $70 billion and expand the payments network worldwide....
02:42, 07/18/2019

Bitcoin Loses Almost a Third of Its Value as Libra Hype Fades Facebook’s struggle to convince lawmakers it can create a viable cryptocurrency is rubbing off on bitcoin. The company’s ambitious plan to release a digital coin, called Libra, has spoiled bitcoin’s b...
09:56, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra falls into 'big gap' in EU rules: regulator Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency falls into a "big gap" in European Union financial regulation at a time when the bloc's ability to tackle money laundering is already stretched, a top EU regul...
17:00, 09/05/2019

SNB director says 'relaxed' about Facebook’s Libra project The Swiss National Bank's Thomas Moser, an alternate member of the governing board, said on Tuesday at an event in Switzerland that he is "relaxed" about Facebook Inc's Libra project, adding the compa...
11:56, 06/25/2019

France says G7 focused on containing risks of Facebook's Libra Group of Seven finance ministers meeting in France this week will make it one of their priorities to contain the risks posed by new currencies such as Facebook's Libra, the meeting's host, Finance Min...
08:56, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra Bets It Can Bank the Unbanked Facebook has an ambitious goal for its proposed cryptocurrency, Libra: to bring financial services to the hundreds of millions of people world-wide who don’t use banks or other traditional institution...
17:14, 08/22/2019

Facebook won't make Libra available until regulators are happy Facebook is determined to reassure officials that its Libra cryptocurrency is above-board. As part of prepared testimony for a July 16th Senate hearing, Calibra head David Marcus has stressed that the...
20:42, 07/15/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. In fact, it’s hard to tell who is more interested i...
23:28, 07/23/2019

Donald Trump is 'not a fan' of cryptocurrency, Facebook Libra Just hours after a "social media summit," the president's Twitter account posted a thread aimed at, of all things, cryptocurrency. After starting off by claiming he's "not a fan of Bitcoin a...
03:56, 07/12/2019

Libra cryptocurrency will increase financial inclusion The Libra Association, created in part by Facebook to launch a digital currency, is not in tension with regulatory oversight, writes Dante Disparte.       ...
00:56, 07/04/2019

Facebook's real goal with Libra is to become even more of a utility David Marcus, the head of Facebook's digital currency project, said the company expects Libra will drive more advertising revenue for the company....
21:56, 07/15/2019

Facebook to face more scrutiny from Congress on Libra Facebook Inc will face more questioning on Wednesday by U.S. lawmakers over its planned cryptocurrency after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the co...
13:28, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra coin likely to run a regulatory gauntlet Facebook Inc will face unprecedented regulatory scrutiny over a new digital currency that the social media company hopes will become globally recognized legal tender within a year....
00:14, 06/29/2019

Treasury yields move lower as traders look ahead to a Fed meeting Traders are bracing for a potential cut in interest rates for the first time in more than a decade. The U.S. Federal Reserve meets Tuesday and will announce its latest rate decision on Wednesday....
11:42, 07/29/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on further China trade talks: There's nothing planned as of now Mnuchin's comments came shortly after President Donald Trump wrote in a post on Twitter that talks will continue and that his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping remained strong, sendi...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Treasury Dept. Declines to Label China a Currency Manipulator The decision could avoid further escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, which have grown heated after a breakdown in trade negotiations this month....
03:00, 05/29/2019

Treasury yields tick lower as US-China trade war escalates U.S. government debt prices ticked higher Thursday after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against American technology....
10:14, 05/16/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Mexico immigration deal fixes problems U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump's objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S. border, but Tr...
13:00, 06/08/2019

U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday warned that anyone around the world who helps fuel Iranian vessels blacklisted by Washington runs the risk of being designated as well....
01:56, 09/06/2019

US Treasury yields mixed ahead of fresh data, auctions U.S. government debt yields were mixed on Tuesday morning, continuing a pause following last week's rally after better-than-expected inflation data....
11:14, 07/16/2019

U.S. markets plummet; Treasury designates China a currency manipulator All three major U.S. markets plummeted in trading Monday amid warnings about the ongoing trade dispute with China and a sudden loss in the Chinese yuan....
03:56, 08/06/2019

Phillip Hammond, the Treasury and the risk of a no-deal Brexit - podcast Poppy Trowbridge on her work as a special adviser in Hammond’s Treasury as it tried to plan for Brexit and avoid crashing out with no deal. Plus, Carey Gillam on how the biotech company Monsanto tried...
12:00, 08/15/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Is Willing to Eat Trump's Tax Returns to Keep Democrats From Seeing Them On Monday, the Trump administration rejected House Democrats request to turn over the president’s tax returns, which is funny considering that Satan’s favorite orange pair of slippers has stated sever...
20:28, 05/07/2019

Trade concerns dent stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global stocks declined for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as trade concerns again began to bubble and U.S. earnings season picked up steam....
19:14, 07/17/2019

Trump’s tax returns will not be released to Congress, treasury secretary asserts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
01:00, 05/07/2019

USTR, Treasury defend Trump strategy on trade row with China BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Trade Representative and Treasury Department have issued a statement defending Washington’s strategy in its trade dispute with Beijing. The statement seen on the USTRR...
07:56, 06/04/2019

Treasury yield curve inverts to lowest level since 2007 The yield curve between 2-year and 10-year Treasury notes inverted to its deepest level in more than a decade Tuesday, further deepening experts' fears of a recession....
23:00, 08/27/2019

Treasury yields rise ahead of G-20 trade meeting between US and China Treasury yields rose on Friday as investors got ready for a crucial meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit....
18:28, 06/28/2019

Soft Manufacturing Data Pushes Treasury Yields Lower U.S. government bond prices climbed, pushing the 10-year Treasury yield closer to a record low, after weak manufacturing data added to concerns that a slowdown in global growth is catching up to the U...
19:14, 09/03/2019

UK too desperate to secure US trade deal, says Clinton's treasury secretary Britain in weak negotiating position despite Trump’s warm words, says Larry SummersThe former US treasury secretary Larry Summers has said he does not believe that a “desperate” UK would manage to sec...
15:56, 08/06/2019

New Zealand Treasury says 'deliberately hacked' after budget details leak New Zealand's treasury department said on Tuesday it was deliberately hacked after the country's opposition party released what it said were key details of a budget due to be announced on Thursday....
12:42, 05/28/2019

Trump warns Google after Treasury chief says no concerns on China U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the company's work in China....
19:00, 07/26/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin defies House subpoena for Trump's tax returns U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he would not meet a congressional demand for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, all but guaranteeing a federal court battle w...
22:28, 05/17/2019

UK Treasury chief issues stiff no-deal Brexit warning LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Treasury chief is warning that leaving the European Union without a deal would damage the economy and ultimately risk the break-up of the United Kingdom. Philip Hammond i...
11:42, 06/20/2019

Treasury Yield Hits Lowest Level Since 2016 Vote The yield on the 10-year U.S. Treasury note recorded its largest one-day decline in more than a year after President Trump announced new tariffs on Chinese imports....
01:14, 08/02/2019

Treasury yields rise as rates continue September rebound U.S. government debt prices were lower Tuesday morning as traders looked ahead to fresh economic data and monitored developments in the U.S.-China trade war....
20:28, 09/10/2019

Treasury plan to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac allows firms to keep more capital The Trump administration released its first formal recommendations to overhaul the housing finance system, and begin the process of removing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from government conservatorship,...
23:56, 09/05/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin refuses to release Trump's tax returns to Congress U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday denied a leading House Democrat's request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, setting the stage for a lengthy court battle between lawmakers and ...
02:14, 05/07/2019

U.S. Treasury chief to plan for trade meeting in China soon: spokesman U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will plan for another trade meeting in China at some point soon, a Treasury spokesman said on Tuesday, adding to President Donald Trump's earlier statements that...
22:42, 05/14/2019

Trade worries push down shares, oil prices, U.S. Treasury yields Equities and oil futures fell sharply on Tuesday, as investors worried U.S.-China negotiations were floundering and that an escalating trade war could damage global growth....
01:56, 05/08/2019

U.S. Treasury backs away from plan for Harriet Tubman on $20 bill next year The U.S. Treasury will not introduce a redesigned $20 bill picturing escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman next year as planned, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
01:14, 05/23/2019

Treasury Finishes Rules Ending Blue-State Tax-Cap Workarounds The Treasury Department is releasing final rules that shut down a tax-planning strategy for residents of high-tax states, nixing a workaround that could have helped New York, New Jersey and Connecticu...
00:56, 06/12/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Bond Rally Drives 30-Year Treasury Yield to Record Low Another wave of buying in the U.S. government-bond market pushed the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond to a record low, the latest sign of mounting economic anxiety....
04:28, 08/15/2019

U.S. Treasury chief weighing next steps amid French tax spat The United States is meeting with technology and other companies as it considers its options following a row with Paris over France's tax on big internet firms, the U.S. Treasury secretary said on Mon...
15:28, 09/09/2019

Amazon has ‘destroyed’ retail and should be scrutinized, Treasury chief Mnuchin says The comments come one day after the Justice Department announced it was opening a wide-ranging antitrust review of the “market-leading online platforms."...
00:56, 07/25/2019

Treasury Proposes Guidance Clarifying Tax Consequences of Libor Transition The Treasury issued proposed guidance Wednesday clarifying the tax consequences of eliminating the London interbank offered rate, a move that could help ease the transition to a new reference rate....
22:14, 08/29/2019

Treasury Watchdog Looking Into Why the Harriet Tubman $20 Is Taking So Damn Long The Treasury Department’s Office of the Inspector General will look into why a $20 bill with Harriet Tubman’s face on it has been delayed, according to the New York Times. The inquiry was made public ...
14:56, 06/25/2019

Asia stocks edge up as investors watch Treasury yields Stocks in Asia edged up Wednesday morning following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
03:56, 08/28/2019

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia were mixed on Friday as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-China trade front....
09:56, 08/16/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin: No discussion with White House on Trump's taxes U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said he had not discussed releasing President Donald Trump's tax returns with the White House, and disagreed with an IRS memo that reportedly conclu...
19:42, 05/22/2019

Nation’s Treasury Department Is Said to Be a Bastion of White, Male Privilege The Trump administration is well known to be well stocked in rich, white males, but it turns out the Treasury Department, headed by Steve Mnucin, himself a rich, white male, may be the richest, whites...
11:42, 06/12/2019

US Treasury sanctions tanker filled with Iranian oil after Fox News report The Bonita Queen, along with a vast shipping network tied to Iran, was added to the Specially Designated Nationals list by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC....
22:42, 09/04/2019

U.S. markets, Treasury bonds surge after record losses this week Significant market signals this week that warned of a possible recession rebounded from historic lows on Wall Street Friday, as did the sagging major U.S. indices....
23:00, 08/16/2019

Treasury could reach debt limit much sooner than previously thought If lawmakers heed the The Bipartisan Policy Center’s warning that the Treasury Department could run out of money to pay its bills by early September, they could be forced to raise the borrowing limit ...
12:00, 07/09/2019

Schumer: We have to be tough on China Chuck Schumer offered some rare praise for President Trump on Thursday, amidst his decision to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese goods on Sept. 1. “We have to be really tough on China...
01:42, 08/02/2019

A Big-Ass Truck Does Not Make You Tough Yesterday, I shared some thoughts on the Ford Super Duty F-250 Limited with a few of my closest internet friends. Even though I had praise for the massive truck’s capabilities, I found it—not shocking...
01:14, 08/02/2019

Daimler CEO Says His Successor Will Have A Tough Job Daimler's next chief executive will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes-Benz, current boss Dieter Zetsche told Reuters on Wednesday, as Mercedes-Benz launched a new luxury electric car to....
11:14, 05/09/2019

Looking for a job? These cities may be tough for grads Despite the overall strength of the U.S. job market, entry-level jobs for college graduates cannot be found everywhere.       ...
22:42, 09/05/2019

Zetsche says his successor will have tough job Daimler's next CEO will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes, current boss Dieter Zetsche said, as the automaker launched the EQC electric crossover....
19:14, 05/09/2019

Daimler CEO says successor will have tough job Daimler's next chief executive will have a tough job to restore margins at Mercedes-Benz, current boss Dieter Zetsche told Reuters on Wednesday, as Mercedes-Benz launched a new luxury electric car to...
22:56, 05/08/2019

Why Facebook's Libra currency gets the thumbs down | Joseph Stiglitz Only a fool would trust Facebook with their financial wellbeing. But maybe that’s the point of the Libra currencyFacebook and some of its corporate allies have decided that what the world really needs...
17:14, 07/02/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination The cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience store in Charlottesville, Virginia to send money...
11:28, 06/18/2019

Washington Has Doubts About Facebook's Libra Payments Network Cryptocurrency backers found a silver lining in President Trump’s Thursday attacks on bitcoin: The attention from him—and Fed Chairman Jerome Powell the same day—shows the industry’s growing importanc...
16:28, 07/12/2019

Libra launch won't happen until regulators are happy: Coeure Global regulators will not let Facebook launch its Libra currency until all their concerns, ranging from money laundering to financial stability, have been addressed and "a prolonged discussion" may b...
18:28, 07/18/2019

France doesn’t want Facebook to operate Libra in Europe Facebook’s ambitious cryptocurrency project, Libra, has been facing a lot of heat in Europe since its announcement in June. Now, according to Reuters, the French finance minister, Bruno Le Maire, does...
05:28, 09/13/2019

Facebook Unveils Plans For Global Cryptocurrency 'Libra' Facebook and some two dozen partners on Tuesday released a prototype of a cryptocurrency called Libra, whose rollout as global digital money is expected next year....
16:14, 06/19/2019

UK's data watchdog seeks more clarity from Facebook over Libra Britain's data protection watchdog said on Monday that it had joined with its counterparts from around the world in calling for more openness about Facebook's proposed Libra digital currency....
17:56, 08/05/2019

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis....
18:56, 07/04/2019

France, Germany reject Facebook's libra cryptocurrency Facebook announced big plans to revolutionize payments in Europe with the launch of a virtual currency. But EU finance ministers see libra as a risk to monetary stability....
05:56, 09/14/2019

Facebook's Libra puts 'unregulated cryptocurrencies' into focus The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can the...
00:00, 07/20/2019

‘Arrogance,’ ‘a ploy,’ ‘bold’: Here’s what officials are saying about Facebook’s Libra Officials at home and abroad sounded off this week about Facebook's plans to start a cryptocurrency, expressing fears it could destabilize financial markets....
02:56, 07/20/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny Facebook's Libra is reportedly facing scrutiny from the European Union's competition authorities. The cryptocurrency plan has been met with intense skepticism from both data protection activists and r...
09:14, 08/21/2019

Facebook Unveils Libra, Cryptocurrency Rival To Bitcoin Facebook formally announced plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, promising a secure blockchain-based payment system backed by hard assets and designed for mainstream users....
12:14, 06/18/2019

Japan urges G-7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G-7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooke...
09:14, 07/18/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc revealed plans on Tuesday to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra, the latest development in its effort to expand beyond social networking and move into e-commerce and global payments....
12:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook Says Libra Cryptocurrency to Be Regulated by Swiss Authorities Facebook said its Libra cryptocurrency will be regulated by Switzerland’s financial watchdog, adding the digital money would never compete with national currencies or undermine the role of central ban...
19:28, 07/15/2019

Bitcoin fans spy opportunity in Facebook Libra launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook Inc.’s FB 4.24% coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many believe the launch of Libra spells o...
15:42, 06/18/2019

G7 urges strict Libra regime, eyes minimum tax Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra must be held "to the highest regulatory standards" to ensure they are not used to launder money and that users are protected, a Group of Seven taskforce urged ...
13:00, 07/18/2019

US, UK regulators ask Facebook how Libra will protect personal data Facebook knew its Libra cryptocurrency would face a regulatory gauntlet, but it might not have expected a united front. Regulators from the US, UK, EU and four other governments have asked Facebook t...
00:42, 08/06/2019

Senate to grill Facebook over plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and politi...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Why governments around the world are afraid of Libra, Facebook’s cryptocurrency Critics worry Libra would threaten government-backed currencies and consumer privacy, while giving Facebook reign over an unprecedented global financial system....
21:14, 07/12/2019

BoE's Carney says keeping open mind on Facebook's Libra Bank of England governor Mark Carney has said he is keeping an 'open mind' on the potential utility of Facebook's planned cryptocurrency, but warned it may face strict regulation if it takes off....
21:00, 06/18/2019

PayPal Cautious About Future of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency PayPal is cautious about the future of Facebook-backed cryptocurrency Libra, which is slated to debut with the pioneering digital payments firm as part of its oversight association....
09:28, 09/14/2019

Germany against allowing Facebook's Libra in Europe: Der Spiegel The German government is against giving regulatory approval for Facebook's Libra digital currency in the European Union, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Friday, citing a member of Chancellor Angela M...
23:28, 09/14/2019

Facebook’s Libra coin isn’t even out yet, but it’s already facing opposition in Europe Facebook on Tuesday announced the Bitcoin rival it has been developing for the better part of a year: Libra. From the start, Facebook insisted on how secure Libra would be, and on the fact that a subs...
02:00, 06/19/2019

Congress finally catches up to the ‘bitcon’ after Libra controversy As I was saying in a column back on May 22, bitcoin and all the other phony cryptocurrencies need to be investigated. They are “bitcons” — confidence games that are going to eventually cheat anyone fo...
04:28, 07/18/2019

Japan urges G7 to think beyond existing rules in dealing with Libra Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Wednesday urged his G7 counterparts to make a comprehensive assessment of Facebook Inc's Libra digital currency for any fresh challenges that could be overlooked ...
04:42, 07/18/2019

Facebook reveals its new digital currency called Libra As expected, Facebook announced a brand new cryptocurrency coming in 2020 – Libra. Described as a new digital wallet for new digital currency, the new financial service will allow consumers to keep th...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook cryptocurrency Libra skewered on Capitol Hill Facebook has pitched the cryptocurrency as a way to bridge a gap in the financial system for those who lack access to traditional banking. But regulators around the world and U.S. lawmakers have quest...
18:28, 07/16/2019

Facebook’s Libra Association is being investigated by EU antitrust regulators Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is being probed again, this time by European Union antitrust regulators. The European Commission said it is "currently investigating potential anti-competi...
01:14, 08/21/2019

Senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle questioned the social media company on its plans...
17:56, 07/16/2019

China says new digital currency will be similar to Facebook's Libra China's proposed new digital currency would bear some similarities to Facebook's Libra coin and would be able to be used across major payment platforms such as WeChat and Alipay, a senior central bank...
20:28, 09/06/2019

| Privacy watchdogs warn Facebook over Libra currency Global privacy regulators have joined forces to demand guarantees from Facebook on how it will protect users' financial data when it launches its planned cryptocurrency, Libra....
11:56, 08/06/2019

Facebook's Libra faces EU antitrust probe: Bloomberg Facebook Inc's proposed digital currency Libra faces anti-trust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a document seen by the organization....
12:28, 08/21/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra - BoE's Carney Major central banks and regulators will want oversight of Facebook's proposed new currency and payment system, Libra, to ensure it is safe and does not allow money laundering or finance terrorism, Ban...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead: France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
13:28, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF says regulators must address possible risks from Facebook's Libra Facebook Inc's planned cryptocurrency, Libra, could help boost financial inclusion, but also raises concerns about consumer protection, data privacy, and potential "backdoor dollarization," the IMF's ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency - watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss...
08:42, 09/12/2019

France Hardens Position Against Facebook's Libra Currency Europe should block Facebook-backed digital currency Libra and create a public alternative, a senior French official said, staking out a hard line amid broader resistance to the idea from U.S. and int...
23:28, 09/12/2019

Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency: How It Stacks Up to Bitcoin and PayPal In many ways, Libra appears to operate more like existing web-payment systems, such as PayPal, than bitcoin. Here’s how Facebook’s new system compares with systems already out there....
12:00, 06/28/2019

Facebook's Libra coin closely watched by authorities: FSB Facebook's plan to expand into payments is not expected to be on the agenda of this week's G20 summit in Japan, but the social media giant's intentions could lead regulators to take a closer look at c...
19:00, 06/25/2019

UK watchdog wants more detail on Facebook's Libra coin plan There was "insufficient" detail to understand Facebook's plans to expand into payments and launch its own Libra coin, Britain's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said on Tuesday....
14:14, 06/25/2019

Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grip...
14:14, 06/25/2019

France to block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Finance minister says governments’ monetary sovereignty could be at riskFrance has said it will block the development of Facebook’s Libra in Europe, dealing the cryptocurrency a fresh blow. The French...
20:00, 09/12/2019

Facebook Questioned by Lawmakers on Its Libra Digital Currency Facebook was questioned by senators who said they don’t trust the social-media giant to operate a global cryptocurrency, but its main challenge will be overcoming skepticism from global regulators....
03:56, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra Coin Frightening, Company Co-Founder Says Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, who initiated the call to break up the social networking giant, has termed the new digital currency Libra "frightening"....
15:56, 06/22/2019

| Facebook's Libra currency could threaten the euro - official Widespread adoption of Facebook's proposed 'Libra' cryptocurrency could harm the European Central Bank's ability to manage the eurozone economy and threaten the euro itself, a top official said....
01:00, 09/04/2019

Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed....
22:28, 07/17/2019

Facebook Says Libra Can Change the World. It Needs to Convince Users. Facebook has big plans to remake the financial system with its cryptocurrency-based payments network. But persuading people to adopt a brand-new technology could be tough....
12:00, 06/26/2019

Swiss welcome scrutiny in handling Libra cyrptocurrency: watchdog Switzerland welcomes international scrutiny of the way it oversees the Facebook-led Libra cryptocurrency project and is ready to work with other countries to ensure seamless supervision, the top Swiss...
20:56, 09/12/2019

France seeks Facebook Libra cryptocurrency ban in Europe France's economic minsiter intends to block development of Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because of the systematic threats it poses.Read More...
13:00, 09/12/2019

Here are the Senate’s sickest burns dished out to Facebook’s Libra Facebook‘s digital currency, Libra, has been causing a bit of a ruckus lately. Since its plans became public a few weeks ago, headlines have largely been awash with why it’s probably a bad idea. Natio...
17:28, 07/17/2019

Conditions not in place for Facebook's Libra to go ahead - France Facebook's Libra digital coin project cannot go ahead in the form it has been presented so far, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday....
12:28, 07/17/2019

Facebook warned Libra cryptocurrency will come under close scrutiny UK financial regulator highlights concerns over consumer protection and privacy Facebook’s plans for a global cryptocurrency, Libra, will warrant close scrutiny by governments across the world, accord...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Libra: US Congress asks Facebook to pause development Legislators say they need time to investigate cryptocurrency and its potential impactThe US Congress has asked Facebook to pause development on its Libra cryptocurrency until lawmakers have had more t...
13:42, 07/03/2019

US lawmakers tell Facebook to halt the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency US lawmakers have asked Facebook to "immediately cease implementation plans" of its Libra cryptocurrency. Before it proceeds any further, the House Financial Services Committee, led by Democrat Maxine...
11:42, 07/03/2019

Federal Reserve already concerned over Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra hasn’t been launched yet, but it’s already giving the Federal Reserve a headache. “Libra raises serious concerns regarding privacy, money laundering, consumer protectio...
08:42, 07/11/2019

EU looking to see if Facebook's Libra currency poses competition risks EU regulators are examining Facebook's proposed Libra cryptocurrency to see if it harms competition, Europe's antitrust regulator said on Wednesday, the latest watchdog to voice concerns about the so...
20:42, 09/04/2019

| Facebook’s big Libra launch 'only fanned the flames' for critics Congress holding hearings on Facebook’s plan for a possible digital coin suggests that the high-profile debut for Libra was likely a public relations effort gone bad....
19:56, 07/27/2019

Congress Demands Facebook Put Brakes on Libra Cryptocurrency Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is off to a rocky start. After announcing Libra last month, U.S. lawmakers were none too thrilled given the social media giant’s dubious track record with privacy. Now,...
22:42, 07/03/2019

Facebook's Libra Could Give Dollar, Banks Some Welcome Competition Facebook’s new digital currency has the potential to become a true alternative to national currencies by creating a de facto central bank, which other fin-tech startups and cryptocurrencies have faile...
18:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
18:14, 07/17/2019

France says it will block Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency in Europe Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency has run into another stumbling block. Less than a month after the EU opened up an antitrust investigation into the project, officials in France have announced that...
18:28, 09/12/2019

Gold Rallies With Dollar, Treasury Yields Sliding After Jobs Report Gold prices climbed, supported by a falling dollar and lower Treasury yields after April hiring data showed U.S. wages grew less quickly than expected....
23:56, 05/03/2019

Treasury Secretary Finds No Security Concerns With Google Work in China Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national-security concerns about work Google is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire Peter Thiel....
16:56, 07/24/2019

Treasury yields could rise 'really sharply' if China starts selling, strategist says Bond yields could be driven "sharply" higher if China deploys the so-called "nuclear option" in its escalating trade war with the U.S., a senior strategist told CNBC Tuesday....
13:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could adopt a l...
00:56, 07/17/2019

Elizabeth Warren and AOC target Treasury Secretary Mnuchin over Sears bankruptcy In a four-page letter sent Thursday morning, Warren and Ocasio-Cortez asked Mnuchin a series of questions about his advisory role in former Sears CEO Eddie Lampert's decisions....
17:14, 05/23/2019

Treasury's Mnuchin sees positive U.S. growth as China talks loom U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he did not see the threat of a recession as the Trump administration seeks to revive trade negotiations with China, adding that he expected a posi...
15:28, 09/09/2019

Treasury yields move higher after Trump's remarks on China deal U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday after President Trump said that a breakthrough with China, if it happens, will be announced in three to four weeks....
10:00, 05/14/2019

US Treasury yields steady amid renewed trade talk hopes U.S. government debt prices were lower Friday morning, after Chinese officials said the country would be open to calmly resolving its trade war with the world's largest economy....
14:42, 08/30/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face similar action....
20:56, 05/10/2019

US Treasury yields fall after manufacturing data disappoints, Fed meeting in focus U.S. government debt prices rose on Wednesday after the release of weaker-than-expected manufacturing data while investors awaited a monetary-policy announcement from the Federal Reserve....
17:00, 05/01/2019

Treasury Secretary 'Not Comfortable' With Facebook's Cryptocurrency as Bipartisan Hostility Grows Facebook’s plan to launch its Libra cryptocurrency is facing considerable pushback from federal officials who’ve raised concerns about the prospect of it being used to skirt anti-money laundering rule...
02:00, 07/16/2019

Treasury yields move lower as China sets the yuan below expectations U.S. government debt prices were higher Wednesday morning, after China announced a slightly weaker-than-expected midpoint for the yuan, which could spark further criticism from the U.S....
10:42, 08/07/2019

US Treasury yields add to weeklong slide amid weaker economic data U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between the U.S. and Iran....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin: U.S.-China trade deal 90 percent done U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday negotiators are 90 percent of the way to a new trade deal with China, just days before President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet a...
13:56, 06/26/2019

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force....
00:28, 06/13/2019

Treasury yields rise as traders look ahead to central bank decisions U.S. government debt prices fell on Tuesday as traders await monetary policy decisions from the European Central Bank (ECB) this week and the Federal Reserve next week....
12:56, 07/23/2019

The S&P 500 inches higher; Treasury yields dip after Powell remarks, jobs report The S&P 500 posted a nominal gain and Treasury yields edged lower on Friday, as remarks from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell firmed interest rate cut expectations and China announced an economic s...
01:42, 09/07/2019

U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike...
14:28, 06/08/2019

US Treasury yields continue surge following biggest weekly climb in three months U.S. Treasury yields continued to rise Monday after the 10-year note posted its biggest weekly climb since April following better-than-expected inflation data....
11:28, 07/15/2019

Treasury yields tick higher as investors digest Powell comments U.S. government debt prices were lower Wednesday morning, after Federal Reserve policymakers tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing....
10:14, 06/26/2019

Treasury watchdog to review delay of Harriet Tubman $20 bill design The U.S. Treasury's Office of the Inspector General says it will review the delay of the Harriet Tubman $20 bill as part of a security audit.        ...
23:14, 06/25/2019

US Treasury warns shipping industry against Iran business and 'oil-for-terror' networks The Treasury is warning those in the maritime industry to be wary of involvement with regimes or entities that have been deemed terror sponsors by the U.S. — or face steep costs....
08:14, 09/09/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower amid renewed trade concerns U.S. government debt prices were higher on Wednesday morning, after President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is still a "long way to go" on trade talks with China....
11:28, 07/17/2019

Stocks wobble on trade, earnings unease; U.S. Treasury yields fall Asian shares edged lower on Thursday as Wall Street stocks dropped on early signs that the U.S.-China trade war could hurt corporate earnings, which helped underpin solid demand for safe-haven U.S. Tr...
08:42, 07/18/2019

Stocks rally, Treasury yields rise on easing trade fears U.S. stocks followed worldwide equities to one-month highs and Treasury yields rose sharply on Thursday as renewed U.S.-China trade optimism and upbeat U.S. economic data stoked risk appetite and lure...
01:28, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump warns Google after Treasury chief says no concerns on China U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the company's work in China....
19:00, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump warns Google after Treasury chief says no concerns on China U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday kept up his pressure on global tech giant Google days after his Treasury secretary ruled out any national security concerns over the company's work in China....
17:56, 07/26/2019

Fodder Scam: Lalu Yadav Gets Bail In Deoghar Treasury Case The Jharkhand High Court has granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jail as he is also serving sentence in two other......
17:28, 07/12/2019

U.S. Government Bond Yields Rise as Treasury Again Explores Ultralong Bonds The Treasury Department’s latest expression of interest in issuing bonds with 50-year and 100-year maturities weighed on demand for existing Treasurys on Monday....
19:56, 08/19/2019

Stocks rise despite 30-year Treasury bond yield hitting record low Stocks rose on Wednesday, despite the 30-year Treasury bond hitting a new all-time low as traders continue to bet on slow growth and mild inflation in the United States....
02:14, 08/29/2019

Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, th...
17:28, 07/16/2019

US House Panel Sues US Treasury, Revenue Service Over Trump's Tax Returns A House of Representatives panel filed suit on Tuesday against the US Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service, as it wrangled to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns....
22:14, 07/02/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says he has never spoken with Trump about handing over tax returns "I've had no conversations ever with the president or anyone in the White House about delivering the president's tax returns to Congress," Mnuchin said during a hearing before the House Fina...
15:28, 05/22/2019

US-China trade talks are in the 'final laps,' Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says Trade talks between Washington and Beijing are now in the final stages, said U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, according to the New York Times....
07:42, 04/29/2019

Trade, earnings worry drag on stocks; U.S. Treasury yields fall A gauge of global equities retreated for a second straight session and U.S. Treasury yields fell as simmering trade concerns gained steam and the pace of the U.S. corporate earnings season picked up....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Asia stocks struggle for direction as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia traded mixed Wednesday afternoon following an overnight inversion of a closely watched U.S. Treasury yield curve to its worst level in more than a decade....
07:56, 08/28/2019

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin denies House Dem's request for Trump's tax returns Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives....
01:00, 05/07/2019

How tough are Apple's MacBook Pro laptops? This is a question I get asked a lot. As it turns out, I got the opportunity the other day to find out just how tough they are. And the answer is, they're pretty rugged....
14:42, 05/17/2019

Alaphilippe: I gave it my all in 'very tough' Stage 18 "Julian Alaphilippe reflects on his extraordinary effort on Stage 18 of the Tour de France as he kept hold of the yellow jersey. Watch the 2019 Tour de France LIVE on Eurosport 1 and the Eurosport Pla...
21:56, 07/25/2019

Ukraine's next president gets tough with Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin...
11:31, 04/30/2019

Macron's tough message for Johnson Trying to convince Angela Merkel to reopen the Brexit agreement was always going to be a tough one for Boris Johnson. Wooing Emmanuel Macron will be a whole new level....
16:00, 08/22/2019

Biden reverses course: 'We need to get tough with China' Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday plans on reversing his earlier stance on China, acknowledging during remarks in Iowa he is "worried" about the communist nation's economic and military rise....
17:00, 06/11/2019

Jeffries: Trump ‘pretends to be a tough guy’ President Donald Trump is little more than a “studio gangster” who “pretends to be a tough guy,” House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said Sunday morning.“You know, the president didn’t ju...
00:28, 05/27/2019

‘Tough results' tell a tale of 2 Subarus In the U.S., it's a company on a decade-long winning streak. Globally, the latest fiscal year was marred by recalls, quality woes and shrinking profits....
07:28, 05/13/2019

| Tough Day 1 heats in the pool for Team SA The South African swimming team at the 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea endured a tough start to their campaign in Day 1's heats....
10:56, 07/21/2019

The best way to determine how tough Giants’ schedule really is Too many casual bettors overreact each summer when evaluating the schedule strength of their favorite NFL team. Some fear disaster when they see several playoff contenders on the slate, imagining a da...
18:14, 08/05/2019

Formula E Wants Its Cars To Be Less Tough So Drivers Won't Hit Each Other As Often One of the perks of a racing series with entirely electric cars is that they barely make a sound, letting anyone around hear exactly what’s happening on track—including every bit contact, and there’s ...
02:14, 08/07/2019

Tough draw? I've not looked at it, says Barty New world No.1 and Wimbledon top seed Ash Barty says she has not even glanced at the All England Club draw, which considering the obstacles in her quarter, is just as well....
22:00, 06/29/2019

Why Are These Medical Instruments So Tough to Sterilize? Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
22:14, 08/07/2019

Treasury Department Refuses to Fulfill Congressional Request for President Trump’s Tax Returns WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won’t be turning President Donald Trump’s tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

Treasury Yields Fall to Fresh 2019 Lows After Weak Jobs Data U.S. government bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after the Labor Department said the economy added fewer jobs in May than economists had expected....
20:00, 06/07/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
08:14, 06/15/2019

Treasury yields continue comeback on the week after another report shows rising inflation Treasury yields hit a one-month high on Friday, on pace to post its biggest weekly gain since April after recent data showed hotter-than-expected inflation....
16:14, 07/12/2019

Treasury chief Mnuchin won't release Trump's tax returns, says no 'legitimate legislative purpose' Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he will not allow President Donald Trump's tax returns to be released to Congress by the IRS, as a powerful oversight committee has requested....
14:00, 05/07/2019

Treasury Department designates China a ‘currency manipulator,’ a major escalation of the trade war As the trade war intensifies, markets have their worst day of the year and Trump administration formally identifies China as a currency manipulator. A cheaper yuan makes Chinese experts cheaper and U....
01:28, 08/06/2019

Treasury yields off record lows as investors monitor US-China trade developments U.S. government debt prices ticked lower Thursday morning as investors monitored U.S.-China trade developments and looked ahead to fresh economic data....
13:28, 08/29/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a dramatic escalation of the trade conflict between the w...
01:56, 08/06/2019

U.S. Treasury, investment-grade and money funds attract $15 bln in risk-aversion week Investors rushed into their favorite safe-haven assets such as Treasuries, investment-grade corporate bonds and money markets funds in the latest week that was marked by rising tensions due to the U.S...
23:00, 08/15/2019

House Democrat Issues Subpoena to Treasury and IRS for 6 Years of President Trump’s Tax Returns (WASHINGTON) — A top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump’s tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles ...
00:56, 05/11/2019

Treasury could breach debt ceiling in first half of September, much sooner than previously thought The Bipartisan Policy Center, a think tank, said Monday that the Treasury Department has brought in far less tax revenue this year than was projected....
20:14, 07/09/2019

New York AG James sues Trump Treasury and IRS over failure to respond to info request New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Monday against the Treasury Department and IRS following the two agencies' lack of response to her request for information on their guidance red...
22:28, 05/06/2019

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the globa...
21:28, 05/15/2019

Equities advance, U.S. Treasury yield curve steepens on easing geopolitical fears Stocks rebounded worldwide on Wednesday, and the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened as upbeat geopolitical news and positive economic data from China helped revive risk appetite....
03:00, 09/05/2019

Treasury Department watchdog to review delay in Harriet Tubman redesign of $20 bill The Treasury Department inspector general's office said it will look into why the Trump administration delayed the redesign of the $20 bill, which would have replaced the image of President Andrew Jac...
02:28, 06/25/2019

U.S. Treasury calls for recapitalizing Fannie, Freddie in long-awaited overhaul plan The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while calling on Congress to pen comprehensive housing refor...
02:42, 09/06/2019

Mnuchin Expects Treasury, FHFA Pact Soon to Let Fannie, Freddie Retain Their Earnings Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he expects an agreement soon to allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to begin retaining their earnings, one of the first steps in the administration’s plan to return...
15:56, 09/09/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin signals he won't comply with subpoena for Trump tax returns Mnuchin said lawmakers can probably "guess which way we're leaning" on how the administration will respond to a House committee's subpoena....
21:42, 05/15/2019

Treasury yields fall to lowest levels in a month amid trade war threat U.S. government debt prices rose on Tuesday, as investors remain concerned about President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday....
21:14, 05/07/2019

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Commerce Department's Huawei blacklisting....
17:28, 07/11/2019

Treasury watchdog will investigate Trump administration delay of $20 Harriet Tubman bill The Treasury Department inspector general will investigate a controversial decision to delay redesigning the $20 bill to feature a portrait of Harriet Tubman....
02:28, 06/25/2019

FOREX-Euro weakens vs dollar as Treasury yields pick up on stimulus talks The euro hovered around a two-week low versus the dollar as the U.S. currency held strong on Tuesday, boosted by slightly higher Treasury yields, while political uncertainties in Italy also kept the c...
12:42, 08/20/2019

U.S. Treasury chief sees positive year for economy as China talks loom U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he did not see the threat of a recession as the Trump administration seeks to revive trade negotiations with China, adding that he expected a posi...
17:01, 09/09/2019

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin Says Courts Should Settle Fight Over Trump’s Taxes (WASHINGTON) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that it’s up to the courts to referee his dispute with House Democrats demanding access to President Donald Trump’s ta...
19:28, 05/15/2019

Goldman Sachs, Bank of England and Treasury targeted by climate activists in London More than 300 environmental activists sowed chaos through London's financial district on Thursday, gluing themselves to the stock exchange and blocking roads outside the Bank of England and major bank...
04:56, 04/29/2019

US Treasury yields tick lower as investors await economic data, auctions Treasury yields have had a big move lower this month, with the 10-year Treasury yielding at its lowest level since September 2017 in the previous session....
12:14, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says Trump-Xi meeting has parallels to Buenos Aires summit A highly anticipated late June meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has some parallels with their Buenos Aires summit last December that postponed a tariff hike...
14:56, 06/08/2019

Senate opens hearing into Facebook plans for Libra cryptocurrency U.S. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle were set to grill Facebook Inc on its cryptocurrency plans on Tuesday, as the project continues to draw intense scrutiny from financial regulators and polit...
17:28, 07/16/2019

German finmin: Libra cryptocurrency must wait for regulatory clarity Facebook cannot go ahead with its plans to launch its digital coin Libra until all regulatory issues are dealt with, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday as he met with counterparts f...
16:42, 07/17/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency sourc...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Factbox: Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into trouble with skeptical regulators around the world....
23:28, 09/14/2019

Bitcoin price falls below $10,000 as boost from Facebook's Libra fades Cryptocurrency climbed to nearly $14,000 on news social network was launching rivalThe price of bitcoin has fallen back below $10,000, down 30% from last week’s peak of nearly $14,000.Continuing its w...
10:56, 07/02/2019

Germany's Scholz sounds alarm on cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's Libra German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said regulators must ensure that cryptocurrencies such as Facebook's planned digital coin Libra do not threaten financial stability and consumer privacy....
15:42, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. senators grill Facebook on its plans for Libra cryptocurrency Facebook Inc is "delusional" to believe people will trust it with their money, a U.S. senator said on Tuesday as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle grilled the social media company on its plans fo...
18:42, 07/16/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency stirs criticism, privacy concerns US lawmakers have grilled Facebook on its ambitious plan to create a financial ecosystem based on a digital currency called Libra. The project is viewed with skepticism in many countries, including Ge...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Facebook Libra digital currency will carry hidden costs When Facebook announced its intention to get into the money business, we wondered what would be next. Its own court system? An army?: Our view       ...
00:56, 07/04/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
17:56, 07/02/2019

US lawmakers hammer Facebook exec over Libra's threat to privacy House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense questioning from US lawmakers over the future lau...
00:56, 07/18/2019

RPT-Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail - UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
17:56, 07/02/2019

Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra reportedly facing EU competition probe Facebook’s controversial ‘cryptocurrency’ Libra is facing a competition probe by the European Union Commission, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The European Union’s antitrust regulators are...
11:42, 08/21/2019

Facebook faces more scrutiny from Congress over Libra cryptocurrency plan Facebook Inc faces more questioning by U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the compan...
17:14, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. lawmakers challenge Facebook over Libra cryptocurrency plan U.S. lawmakers quizzed Facebook on Wednesday over its planned cryptocurrency, after a bruising first bout a day earlier when senators from both parties condemned the project, saying the company had no...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency needs deep thought and detail: UK regulator Facebook's fledging cryptocurrency will raise questions for both society and government that need close examination, a senior official at Britain's financial watchdog said on Tuesday, in another sign...
17:28, 07/02/2019

Facebook forced to take action against fraudsters peddling fake Libra It’s barely been a month since Facebook unleashed its cryptocurrency Libra into the wild and published its whitepaper. But already, the social media giant has been forced to address a growing number o...
15:56, 07/23/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, sparking new privacy concerns Facebook Inc announced ambitious plans on Tuesday to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concerns....
21:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Central bankers weigh up Facebook's Libra plan A senior member of the Swiss National Bank said he was open-minded about Facebook's cryptocurrency project, while an Italian official looked for more information as central bankers try to get to grips...
14:28, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency 'poses risks to global banking' Move could affect competition and data privacy, warns Bank for International SettlementsFacebook’s plan to operate its own digital currency poses risks to the international banking system that should ...
18:42, 06/23/2019

Facebook's Libra: Why is the world fascinated by a cashless society Facebook’s Libra is joining the cryptocurrency world alongside Bitcoin and Ethereum, but this isn’t the first cashless method on the market. As companies are simplifying consumer transacti...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Singapore wants more details on Facebook Libra before deciding on regulatory response Country's central bank remains in talks with Facebook and wants more details on how the US social media platform plans to implement its cryptocurrency before exploring potential legislation....
21:14, 07/08/2019

Crypto Twitter responds to the reality of Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ Following months of speculation, Facebook finally confirmed the release of Libra next year. The tech giant also unveiled details about Calibra, its corresponding custodial digital wallet, but failed t...
18:28, 06/18/2019

Facebook Libra Digital Currency Raises 'Serious Concerns': US Fed Chief US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until serious concerns are addressed....
10:14, 07/11/2019

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet Facebook has announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. The company also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for...
17:42, 06/18/2019

Switzerland warns Facebook's Libra it will face extra scrutiny Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency suffered another setback on Wednesday when Switzerland said the proposed payments system could face strict rules that typically apply to banks, on top of tough anti-mo...
19:56, 09/11/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concerns•Facebook’s Libra launch will extend its global domination•All you need to know about Facebook’s new crypto...
12:14, 06/18/2019

Fed's Powell expects Facebook's Libra to be topic among G7 finance chiefs Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Thursday said he expects concerns about Facebook Inc.'s proposed new crypto currency Libra to be a main topic of discussion next week when finance ministers and ...
17:28, 07/11/2019

Swiss watchdog expects details on Facebook's Libra by end of month Switzerland's privacy watchdog expects to receive details on Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency by the end of this month, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Tuesday....
18:00, 08/20/2019

Bitcoin price rises past $11,000 following Facebook’s Libra announcement Bitcoin’s price continues to rally surpassing the $11,000 mark over the weekend for the first time in 15 months. At the time of writing, Bitcoin‘s price had decreased by approximately 1.15 percent, wi...
13:56, 06/24/2019

Would you trust Facebook with your money? What Libra cryptocurrency means for users Facebook revealed it will launch a digital currency similar to Bitcoin, called Libra. Here's what that move might means for its users.       ...
21:42, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra seeks Swiss payment system license Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project is seeking a Swiss payment system license, financial watchdog FINMA said on Wednesday, noting the breadth of the planned services would require broad oversight...
12:14, 09/11/2019

Explainer: 'Stablecoins' in the spotlight as Facebook unveils Libra cryptocurrency The original cryptocurrency accounts for over half of the $285 billion global coin trading market. But that dominance is under threat, with a host of alternative digital coins emerging as developers r...
16:28, 06/18/2019

Bitcoin soars past $13,000 as Facebook's Libra fuels demand Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, as investors looked for safety in alternative investments amid geopolitical tension, and cheered prospects that Facebook Inc's Libra token could push c...
22:00, 06/26/2019

ECB's Draghi cites 'substantial' concerns about Facebook's Libra plans European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has added his voice to a chorus of policymakers concerned about Facebook's proposed digital currency Libra....
20:56, 07/25/2019

President Trump takes aim at Facebook’s cryptocurrency, Libra, saying it should be regulated Taking aim at Facebook's plans to launch a virtual currency, known as Libra, and a wallet, named Calibra, Trump said in a series of tweets that the currency would have "little standing or dependabilit...
09:28, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Facebook's new cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra Facebook Inc revealed plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra on Tuesday. It will be run by an association comprised of other corporate investors and non-profit members, with an expected laun...
12:28, 06/18/2019

'Flaky, unstable, bad with money': astrologers on Facebook's Libra currency With Mars in the 12th house at the time of the announcement, the new cryptocurrency should ultimately succeedWhen Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra, which shares its title with an astrologic...
22:56, 06/20/2019

France Warns It Will Block Development Of Facebook's Libra Cryptocurrency France warned on Thursday it will block development of Facebook's planned Libra cryptocurrency in Europe because it threatens the "monetary sovereignty" of governments....
13:57, 09/12/2019

Facebook asked by lawmakers to pause Libra cryptocurrency project Congresswoman Maxine Waters asked Facebook to halt movement of its Libra project until hearings can be held to examine concerns, while French Finance Minister has called for tighter cryptocurrency reg...
03:42, 06/19/2019

Facebook should stop trying to disrupt payments with Libra and focus on repair Facebook has had quite a run operating in the completely unregulated, wild world of social media, finally ending with a mea culpa that it needs government regulation in order to manage the massive soc...
17:28, 08/18/2019

Facebook's Libra must be 'rock solid' before launch warns BoE's Carney Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin must show it is "rock solid" before it can be allowed to launch, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Thursday....
17:28, 07/11/2019