US Treasury Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for US Treasury. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 11,255 in US Treasury

  1. US, European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Stars and Stripes

    In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses. The Western governments took steps to cut the flow of capital to these enterprises and to deprive the Russian energy sector, the foundation of the country's economy, of Western know-how and technology it needs to develop new energy fields.

    Comment?

  2. Businesses can't collect on terrorism insurance for Marathon bombing lossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    The Boston Marathon bombing forced businesses to shut down for weeks and suffer thousands of dollars of losses, but nearly a year and half later, it appears that the federal government is unlikely to label the explosions as an act of terrorism for insurance claims. To qualify for a terrorism designation under the federal law adopted after the 9/11 attacks, an event has to cause losses of $5 million or more.

    Comment?

  3. Global Bonds Post Biggest Decline Since 2013 on Fed ViewRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Bloomberg

    Global government bonds posted the biggest two-week drop in 14 months on concern the Federal Reserve will alter the language of next week's policy statement to indicate officials are closer to lifting interest rates. The Bloomberg Global Developed Sovereign Bond Index has fallen 2.2 percent since Aug. 29, the worst 10-day performance since June 2013.

    Comment?

  4. MomentumLOVE is All AroundRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | American Reporter

    As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are. They want change.

    Comment?

  5. Make My DaySTUDENT Denied Diploma for Blowing Mom KissRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | American Reporter

    Oil inventories are near record highs and demand has hovered around a 10-year low. The normal rules of supply and demand would dictate a lower price.

    Comment?

  6. Legislature averts disasterRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | The Detroit News

    When the Legislature passed the latest version of the Michigan Business Tax, it failed to close a loophole that allowed out-of-state companies to file their taxes using a formula included in a law the MBT replaced.

    Comment?

  7. Labor group complains about New Jersey investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Philly.com

    A labor group filed an ethics complaint Friday claiming it was improper that the man who oversees investments of New Jersey's pension funds also was involved in Gov. Christie's reelection campaign. The New Jersey AFL-CIO is asking the state Ethics Commission to look into State Investment Council chairman Robert Grady, who holds that unpaid position in addition to serving as managing director at Denver-based Cheyenne Capital, a private equity fund.

    Comment?

  8. An Ar EssayRADIO Needed in a Discordant LandRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2011 | American Reporter

    I believe in government, and I believe government ought to do all it reasonably can to make its citizens prosperous. Right now, we have an economy that is trillions in debt, and while it may be improving slowly, it is far from healthy, and the American people - excluding corporations, which are enjoying record profits and record reserves - are anything but prosperous.

    Comment?

  9. Threatening scammers claim to be from IRSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service, here's what you should do: a If you do owe taxes or think you might, call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 and IRS employees can help you with a payment issue, if there is one. a If the call is bogus, contact the Treasury inspector general for tax administration at 1-800-366-4484 or the Ohio attorney general's office at www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov or 1-800-282-0515.

    Comment?

  10. Blast from the PastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Kos

    Over the last twelve months, nearly six million more Americans lost their health coverage - that's 17,000 men and women every single day. We're not just talking about Americans in poverty, either - we're talking about middle-class Americans.

    Comment?

  11. Glitch allows substandard health insurance plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Sun Journal

    A flaw in the federal calculator for certifying that insurance meets the health law's toughest standard is leading dozens of large employers to offer plans that lack basic benefits such as hospitalization coverage, according to brokers and consultants. The calculator appears to allow companies enrolling workers for 2015 to offer inexpensive, substandard medical insurance while avoiding the Affordable Care Act's penalties, consumer advocates say.

    Comment?

  12. Shocker: HHS Obamacare Technology Has Yet Another GlitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Daily Caller

    There's yet another problem with technology the Obama administration is using to approve health insurance plans for Obamacare regulations, The Washington Post reports . Flaws in a calculator the Obama administration created to approve group health coverage is causing the federal government to okay health plans that don't cover hospitalization costs and other benefits supposed to be required by the Affordable Care Act.

    Comment?

  13. New U.S., European sanctions target energy in RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | TwinCities

    The United States and the European Union dealt a blow Friday to Russian efforts to develop future oil sources in the Arctic and elsewhere, broadening and deepening the range of sanctions imposed on Moscow in retaliation for its intervention in Ukraine despite the potential cost to Western firms such as Exxon Mobil and BP. The new measures also placed further limits on access to American and European capital markets, making it harder for Russian banks to obtain any credit in foreign capitals beyond short-term loans.

    Comment?

  14. US, European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctionsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Anchorage Daily News

    In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses. The Western governments took steps to cut the flow of capital to these enterprises and to deprive the Russian energy sector, the foundation of the country's economy, of Western know-how and technology it needs to develop new energy fields.

    Comment?

  15. Gov't Financial Surveillance Hit All-Time High in 2013, Reports on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Irregular Times

    It is a time of fear in the face of freedom, a time of an emptying country and swelling cities, a time for the widening of previous roads and the opening of new paths, yet a time when these paths are mined by knowing algorithms of the all-seeing eye. It is the time of the warrior's peace and the miser's charity, when the planting of a seed is an act of conscientious objection.

    Comment?

  16. U.S., European Union target Russian energy sector with new sanctionsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Los Angeles Times

    A Ukrainian fighter jumps from a tank in a military camp near the eastern Ukrainian city of Pervomaysk. In a marked escalation of their sanctions campaign against Russia, the United States and the European Union hit the Kremlin on Friday with new penalties for its actions in Ukraine, targeting favored financial, energy and defense businesses.

    Comment?

  17. Judicial Deference to Retroactive Interpretative Treasury RegulationsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | CiteULike

    In a series of recent cases, most prominently Intermountain Insurance Service of Vail, LLC v. Commissioner, the IRS has argued that it can overturn recently decided cases by issuing retroactive regulations under I.R.C. A 7805 and asserting that these regulations warrant controlling deference under established administrative law principles.

    Comment?

  18. Consultants: Flaw In Feds Software Lets Employers Offer Plans Minus Hospital BenefitsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | GantDaily.com

    Washington, DC, United States - A flaw in the federal calculator for certifying that insurance meets the health law's toughest standard is leading dozens of large employers to offer plans that lack basic benefits such as hospitalization coverage, according to brokers and consultants. The calculator appears to allow companies enrolling workers for 2015 to offer inexpensive, substandard medical insurance while avoiding the Affordable Care Act's penalties, consumer advocates say.

    Comment?

  19. Your Official Guide to Binge Watching The Good WifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Gawker

    Whether you're here because of the nonstop critical praise, the endless lavishing of awards, or to shut up a friend or loved one by finally giving it a try, you still have a decent shot at getting caught up in time to join the conversation next Sunday . TGW rarely has what you'd call filler episodes, so we can't really angle here toward eliminating the unnecessary; what you have are choices about focusing on what's going to be of immediate importance when the show returns for Season 6. establishes the premise, characters, conflicts, and world of a show.

    Comment?

  20. U.S. expands sanctions on Russia over UkraineRead the original story

    Friday Sep 12 | Xinhuanet

    The United States on Friday slapped tougher sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, targeting Russia's largest bank and leading energy and defense technology firms. The United States added Russia's largest bank, Sberbank of Russia, to the existing prohibitions on U.S. persons providing equity or certain long-term debt financing and tightened the debt financing restrictions on six Russian banks, the Treasury Department said in a statement.

    Comment?