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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 ...

Fed's Powell Says Facebook's Libra Raises 'Serious Concerns'

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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 o...
18:00, 07/11/2019

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 Secreta...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed: Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to "act ...
22:32, 07/10/2019

Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, global growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to 'act ...
22:32, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed -Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
17:32, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook currency project 'cannot go forward' until concerns addressed -Powell U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as...
18:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 4-Fed's Powell bolsters rate cut view on trade, global growth concerns Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday set the stage for the first U.S. interest rate cut in a decade later this month, pledging to 'act ...
19:00, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Fed's Powell says trade, global growth concerns continue to weigh on U.S. economy Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital cu...
18:48, 07/15/2019

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 view...
22:48, 07/16/2019

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 payment...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces privacy concerns and political backlash Facebook announced a new global cryptocurrency called Libra, part of an effort to expand into digital payments that immediately raised privacy concern...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Fed chief calls for Facebook to halt Libra project until concerns addressed U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until...
22:32, 07/10/2019

Halt Libra Project Until Concerns Addressed: Federal Chief To Facebook US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until se...
00:48, 07/11/2019

Facebook's Libra Project Is Getting Hammered From All Sides, With Fed Chair Raising 'Serious Concerns' Facebook’s already-troubled Libra cryptocurrency project, which has already run into significant opposition among the U.S. House Committee on Financia...
07:32, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook official says regulatory concerns to be addressed before Libra launch Facebook Inc's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company will not launch the digital cur...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Facebook's Marcus says regulatory concerns to be "fully addressed" before Libra launch Facebook's top official overseeing the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency plans to tell U.S. lawmakers the company does not plan to launch the digital...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Team Trump raises concerns of fundraising war A fight has broken out over two new Republican fundraising sites built to take advantage of GOP support for President Trump and down-ticket candidates...
02:00, 07/10/2019

International community raises concerns over possible U.S.-Iran escalation International worries flared into the open Tuesday that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Tehran amid skepticism about its claims th...
05:32, 05/15/2019

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit The U.S. ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the ...
13:48, 05/25/2019

Far-right sticker in German police car raises racism concerns Police in the city of Duisburg have received complaints over an Identitarian movement sticker seen in one of their cars. The extremist group espouses ...
22:32, 05/02/2019

Facebook digital currency plan raises 'serious concerns' -Fed chief U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra raises "serious concerns" ...
17:32, 07/10/2019

Government Raises Concerns Over Rising Oil Prices With Saudi Arabia Mr Pradhan told Khalid al-Falih by telephone that he wanted Saudi Arabia to play an active role within OPEC and OPEC+ to keep oil prices at a reasonab...
15:16, 06/22/2019

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raise...
10:00, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 3-Fed chief says Facebook currency project raises 'serious concerns' U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Wednesday that Facebook's plan to build a digital currency called Libra "cannot go forward" until ...
21:00, 07/10/2019

Japan 'pet cafe' boom raises concerns about animal welfare A love of "cute" creatures, a need to release stress and a shortage of space for pets at home mean that Japan's pet cafes are doing a roaring trade – ...
17:16, 05/21/2019

Congress Raises Concerns Over Handling Of EVMs In North East Delhi The Congress has expressed concern over the way electronic voting machines (EVMs) were transported to strongroom in Nand Nagari in the North East Delh...
00:48, 05/14/2019

Italy hits back after EU raises concerns over Rome's growing deficit The spat between Italy and the European Commission has resurfaced after the Italian government slammed the Brussels-based institution's economic ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Consumer Reports says Tesla's latest autopilot fix raises 'serious safety concerns' Tesla's latest version of its Navigate on Autopilot feature could be a potential safety risk for drivers as it requires substantial human interve...
19:32, 05/22/2019

Transfer of U.S.-Canada border agents raises concerns of delayed crossings U.S. Customs and Border Protection says 731 northern border agents from land, sea and airports are in the process of being sent to the U.S.-Mexico bor...
20:16, 05/12/2019

Saudi Arabia says 'terrorist attack' on oil tankers raises new security concerns Saudi Arabia's cabinet called the "terrorist attack" against two Saudi oil tankers near the United Arab Emirates' territorial waters a threat to marit...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competi...
03:32, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Australia's antitrust regulator raises concerns over Landmark-Ruralco deal Australia's competition regulator said on Thursday it was examining whether a proposed takeover of Ruralco Holdings Ltd could reduce wholesale competi...
03:32, 06/13/2019

FaceApp adds decades to your age for fun, but the popular Russian-owned app raises privacy concerns Drake, LeBron James and other celebrities have helped extend the future-self craze on social media. But even if you delete content from the app, FaceA...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Sarepta surges after Pfizer gene therapy data raises safety concerns Shares of Sarepta Therapeutics Inc surged 15% on Friday after some safety concerns were raised in a small, early-stage study of a competing gene ther...
19:48, 06/28/2019

What Happens When the Feds Can't Be Wrong? When you write the rules, you’re never the bad guy. That’s been the U.S. government’s guiding mantra since its inception when it comes to exploiting n...
06:00, 06/05/2019

Trump on Fed's Powell: 'You can't win 'em all' U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday kept up the pressure on Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to cut interest rates, a day after U.S. central...
23:48, 06/20/2019

Nxivm was all about sex — why else was there a sex toy dungeon?: feds If the Nxivm cult wasn’t about sex, then why was its leader building a dungeon featuring cages, rubber-spiked paddles and “puppy trainer’’ dog collars...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Trump on demoting Fed's Powell: 'Let's see what he does' President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up the pressure on the head of the Federal Reserve following a report that lawyers at the White House earlier t...
21:16, 06/19/2019

Roads Flooded In Powell Co. POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The National Weather Service is reporting that multiple spots on Highway 11 in Slade have about 6 inches of water g...
02:48, 06/07/2019

Feds: Immigration top US crime, one-third of all sentencings Immigration crime, virtually all involving illegal male, Hispanic immigrants, was the top offense in federal courts last year, according to the United...
14:48, 05/13/2019

Feds: Ex-CIA employee waged ‘information war’ against US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors say an ex-CIA employee must be kept isolated in prison after claiming he is waging an “information war”...
00:16, 06/19/2019

Powell signals that rate cut could be coming soon Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates late this month for the first time in a decade in l...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Trump Slams Fed's Powell, Saying 'We Should Have Draghi Instead' President Trump criticized the Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell, comparing him unfavorably with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and saying...
17:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Treasurys Slide After Powell Remarks U.S. government-bond prices fell, as investors reassessed the balance of risks to the economy after Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said policy makers “wil...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Powell: unemployment, inflation relationship gone Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday before the Senate Banking Committee that very low unemployment rates no longer necessarily push ...
07:32, 07/12/2019

Powell Co. Road Reopens After Mudslide POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– An early morning mudslide destroyed a Powell County woman’s home Monday. The mudslide collapsed on her Northb...
02:32, 06/22/2019

For Fed's Powell, a gap with markets and Trump may need explaining Bond investors expect an aggressive set of U.S. interest rate cuts this year, and a voluble president pines for the “old days” when his predecessors b...
07:32, 06/19/2019

Dollar Choppy After Powell Remarks The dollar was little changed in choppy trading Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank was monitoring trade develo...
19:48, 06/04/2019

Mobster’s son behind dad’s murder at McDonald’s drive-thru: feds A wiseguy’s son had him whacked in a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx — and was behind the botched hit on his own brother, federal autho...
22:48, 06/18/2019

Feds seize $3.8M worth of drugs at border TUCSON – Federal authorities say they seized nearly 268 pounds of narcotics in three recent seizures at the U.S.-Mexico border. Last Thursday morning,...
15:16, 05/02/2019

R. Kelly Ex-Staffers Hand Over 20 Sex Tapes to Feds It appears that R. Kelly’s enablers are having a call of conscious as ex-employees reportedly turned over more that 20 sex tapes to federal authoritie...
19:00, 07/13/2019

Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors The Department of Labor says workers for one company are sufficiently independent to be considered contractors, in a move that could ripple across the...
04:48, 04/30/2019

Would-be ‘hit-plot’ victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead NEW YORK (AP) — The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot ...
17:16, 05/22/2019

Feds say they have ‘devastating evidence’ against Jeffrey Epstein The feds have “devastating evidence” against Jeffrey Epstein that includes notes and messages seized from his Manhattan townhouse that cor...
20:16, 07/08/2019

Feds say Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman owes U.S. $12B No more planes, personal zoos, or tiny trains for convicted cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman if the feds have their way. Federal p...
01:48, 07/06/2019

Feds: Vietnamese brothers can come to US to save brother SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal officials who barred two Vietnamese brothers from coming to the U.S. to provide bone-marrow transplants that could save a...
04:48, 06/19/2019

Would-be 'hit-plot' victim: Feds had me pretend to be dead The estranged husband of a New York City police officer accused of trying to have him killed says he found out about the alleged plot from federal aut...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Feds revive proposal for new oil, gas drilling in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government wants to reopen over 1.7 million acres (690,000 hectares) in California to oil and gas drilling that include...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Trump says did not threaten to demote Fed's Powell: NBC interview U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday on NBC's 'Meet the Press' news program that he has the power to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powe...
00:16, 06/24/2019

Fed's Powell, in Trump's crosshairs, gets backing from Congress Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell came to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with two goals: cementing the case for an interest rate cut at the end of thi...
19:32, 07/10/2019

Powell says economy facing growing uncertainties WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over...
19:48, 06/25/2019

Powell says Fed is wrestling with whether to cut rates, insulated from politics Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," as policymakers wrest...
20:32, 06/25/2019

Trump says he never threatened to demote Fed Chairman Powell "I'd be able to do that if I wanted, but I haven't suggested that," Trump said in an interview with NBC's "Meet The Press" that aired S...
16:32, 06/23/2019

Stocks Jump as Fed’s Powell Suggests Rates Could Come Down Jerome H. Powell, the Federal Reserve chairman, said the central bank was “closely monitoring” trade and “as always, we will act as appropriate” to su...
23:48, 06/04/2019

Trump criticises Fed chairman Powell for trying to be ‘tough’ US president adds to his attacks on central bank, accusing it of ‘insane’ policyDonald Trump has launched an extraordinary attack on the Federal Reser...
03:16, 06/27/2019

Our Forecast Anticipated the S&P 500 Rally: The "Powell Effect" Came LATER The "Powell Effect" supposedly led to the S&P 500 rally that began on June 4th. Yet a simple timeline shows you the facts about what came first. This ...
20:16, 06/06/2019

Fed chair Jerome Powell is just saying what Trump wants to hear You have to admire Donald Trump. Not only did he win the presidency of the US against long odds, but also now he’s moonlighting as the unofficial chai...
07:16, 07/11/2019

Fed is prepared to act to save U.S. economy from trade war, Powell says Calls have escalated in recent days for the central bank to cut interest rates to help boost the economy and counter the negative impacts from trade b...
19:32, 06/04/2019

Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany Looking at the state of British politics, where politicians are branded “traitors” and judges called “enemies of the people”, with Tony Blair's former...
02:00, 07/13/2019

Powell Says Fed Must Pay Greater Attention to Global Developments Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell highlighted the growing importance of global developments in monetary policy—a reflection of how slowing growth...
00:48, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump says he can fire Fed's Powell; it's not that simple U.S. President Donald Trump accused Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday of doing a "bad job" and "out to prove how tough he is," but a...
22:32, 06/26/2019

European shares lower after comments from Fed's Powell; VW up 2.5% European stocks followed their U.S. counterparts lower on Thursday morning after the Federal Reserve chairman hinted that lower rates may not be in th...
09:48, 05/02/2019

Feds seize 17 tons of coke at Philadelphia port Federal officials showed off thousands of pounds of cocaine — which amounted to only a fraction of the drug seized from a ship at a Philadelphia port ...
04:48, 06/22/2019

APNewsBreak: Feds limited in prosecution of juvenile terror WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department’s ability to charge minors for supporting terrorist groups has been hampered by a 2018 Supreme Court de...
07:32, 05/07/2019

Feds seek to end retaliation settlement involving Arpaio PHOENIX (AP) – The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking to end a settlement in a lawsuit that alleged then-Sheriff Joe Arpaio had a pattern of ...
01:32, 05/11/2019

Feds: US Supreme Court should turn down ‘Bridgegate’ appeal NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. solicitor general’s office has recommended that the U.S. Supreme Court not hear the appeal of two convicted defenda...
16:16, 05/16/2019

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Feds allocate $10M to combat violence in rural Alaska WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska, clearing the way for the Justice Department to awa...
19:16, 06/28/2019

Trial begins for man feds say was Hezbollah ‘sleeper’ agent A Bronx man who is accused of working as a deep-cover “sleeper” agent for Hezbollah — appearing to lead an otherwise normal life while secretly conduc...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Feds sue WV governor’s coal companies over safety violations CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. government sued nearly two dozen of West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s coal companies Tuesday to get them to pay...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Feds want stolen Alexander Hamilton letter returned BOSTON (AP) — A 1780 letter from Alexander Hamilton to the Marquis de Lafayette stolen from the Massachusetts Archives decades ago has been found and ...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Feds offer $5,000 reward for information in mosque arson NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A $5,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever set fire to a Connecticut m...
21:16, 05/20/2019

Feds: Man threatened to kill athletes over gambling losses BOSTON (AP) — A former college soccer player in Massachusetts has agreed to plead guilty to sending death threats to dozens of professional and colleg...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Feds slap sanctions on son of Venezuela’s Nicolás Maduro The US on Friday slapped sanctions on Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s son to ratchet up pressure on relatives of top officials backing the socia...
05:16, 06/29/2019

Feds: Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign cash for affairs LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California illegally used campaign funds to finance romantic flings with a serie...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Feds apprehend over 1,000 asylum seekers at Texas border More than 1,000 migrants were taken into custody after illegally crossing the border near El Paso, Texas, early Wednesday, according to a new report. ...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Feds confirm ‘Ice Bae’ is a CBP officer, is free to use social media The US Customs and Border Protection agency has confirmed #IceBae’s status as a CBP officer, telling The Post in an email that it has no problem...
08:32, 07/17/2019

New York City prosecutors ask feds to send Manafort NEW YORK (AP) — New York prosecutors have asked federal prison officials to transfer Paul Manafort to New York City so he can be arraigned on state fr...
21:00, 06/04/2019

New Jersey drug ring had a ‘drive-through window’: feds Authorities have busted 25 people — several connected to the Bloods — for running a massive drug ring in New Jersey where they allegedly pedaled heroi...
20:48, 06/18/2019

Feds: Nearly 1,700 arrested in child porn, abuse crackdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says nearly 1,700 people have been arrested following a two-month crackdown aimed at targeting suspected chil...
19:48, 06/11/2019

Trump’s lavish inauguration spending eyeballed by the feds Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are poring over tens of thousands of documents related to President Trump’s inauguration in a sign that the investiga...
02:32, 05/21/2019

Feds look to clamp down on guns ‘designed to hunt people’ A statement from Bill Blair's office says no options have been ruled out as the government weighs new measures against assault-style rifles and handgu...
22:16, 05/30/2019

Feds commit $2.8M to project tackling workplace harassment The money will go to fund Roadmap to Future Workplaces, a project that will provide training on legal rights and help create plans to reform company p...
02:16, 07/06/2019

Feds: 97% of illegal immigrants ordered out in February are in hiding Fed up with thousands of illegal immigrants thumbing their noses at court orders to leave the country, the Trump administration is ramping up warnings...
00:16, 06/22/2019

Powell testimony, Fed meeting highlight case for 'insurance' A confidence shock driven partly by the U.S. trade war is at the center of an increasingly persuasive argument for Federal Reserve policymakers seriou...
06:16, 07/11/2019

Fed to hold Facebook's crypto coin to 'high' bar: Powell The U.S. Federal Reserve is looking carefully at Facebook's planned cryptocurrency Libra, and will hold it to high standards regarding protecting cons...
23:00, 06/25/2019

Powell says Fed won’t buckle to pressure from Trump on rate cuts The Federal Reserve won’t be handing President Trump his rate cuts on a silver platter. Fed officials acknowledged on Tuesday that weakening economic ...
01:00, 06/26/2019

Sources: Mavs expect to sign Powell to $33M deal The Dallas Mavericks expect to agree to a three-year, $33 million contract extension with center Dwight Powell in the opening stages of free agency Su...
18:48, 06/30/2019

Fed's Powell Faces Senators Amid Rate-Cut Signal Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell strongly signaled again that the central bank could cut interest rates later this month to bolster the U.S. eco...
22:16, 07/11/2019

Trump believes he has authority to demote Fed's Powell: Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, b...
05:16, 06/20/2019

Fed's Powell affirms rate cut view; others see U.S. economy humming As Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell kept the focus Thursday on global risks that could trigger a Fed rate cut in coming weeks, his colleagues from ...
02:32, 07/12/2019

Man Accidentally Shoots Self Inside Of Powell County Restaurant POWELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Stanton Police are investigating an accidental shooting inside of a restaurant on Sunday afternoon. Officers were ...
22:00, 06/30/2019

Powell Says Fed Is Closely Monitoring Trade Fight Escalation Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said the central bank is closely monitoring the recent escalation in trade tensions and that it would respond i...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Powell says Fed stands ready to respond to trade conflicts WASHINGTON (AP) — Chairman Jerome Powell says the Federal Reserve is prepared to respond to the Trump administration’s trade conflicts to protec...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Bilal Powell gets chance to impress Jets in workout A very different Jets backfield could be welcoming back a familiar face. The Jets are working out running back Bilal Powell on Friday, a source told T...
00:48, 06/08/2019

Trump Dealt the Fed a Losing Hand. Now It’s Powell’s Play. The Fed may create political waves no matter what it does with rates at its meeting this month. The central bank’s thinking will be clearer this week....
21:16, 07/09/2019

Powell May Face More Questions on Fed's Approach to Climate Change Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s views on interest rates and the economy should be the main focus as he testifies before Congress this week, but he also m...
14:32, 07/10/2019

S&P 500 hits 3,000 as Powell's comments raise rate cut bets The benchmark S&P 500 briefly crossed the 3,000 points mark for the first time on Wednesday, as bets for a sharp interest rate cut later this month we...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Wall Street touches new highs after comments by Fed's Powell U.S. stocks ended higher and the S&P 500 index briefly crossed the 3,000-point mark for the first time on Wednesday as remarks by Federal Reserve Chai...
06:16, 07/11/2019

Trump denies he threatened to demote Fed chairman Powell President Trump denied​ that he threatened to demote Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell even though he says he has the right to do so. ​​”I ...
05:00, 06/24/2019

Jerome Powell signals that interest rate cut could be coming soon Chairman Jerome Powell signaled Wednesday that the Federal Reserve is likely to cut interest rates late this month for the first time in a decade in l...
23:48, 07/10/2019

White House considered demoting Fed's Powell: report Lawyers at the White House earlier this year explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of his Federal Reserve chairmanship and demoting him to ...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most powerf...
10:48, 07/10/2019

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 curr...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Feds to finally examine 2016 NC poll books for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after voter check-in software failed on Election Day in a North Carolina county, federal authorities will con...
20:00, 06/06/2019

Betsy DeVos used personal email for government business: Feds In total, investigators said they identified six emails sent by DeVos on private accounts, including five that involved official agency business. The ...
02:00, 05/21/2019

DeVos used personal emails for work in 'limited' cases, say Feds An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not al...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Trump: Feds working on holiday to add census citizenship question President Trump on Thursday said his administration is working “very hard” on Independence Day to try to find a way to include a US citizenship questi...
18:48, 07/04/2019

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equip...
20:16, 06/05/2019

Carpenters union bigs took bribes in membership scheme: feds Top union brass for the Brooklyn and Manhattan chapters of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters were hauled into court Wednesday on charges that they ...
23:00, 07/10/2019

Feds looking to talk to Jeffrey Epstein victims before plea deal Federal prosecutors are looking to talk to victims of billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein before deciding whether to toss his 2008 plea deal. The Ju...
16:00, 05/11/2019

Judge blasts feds for delays on Jamal Khashoggi documents A federal judge in Manhattan on Tuesday scolded government attorneys for persistent delays in handing over documents related to the December killing o...
04:48, 06/05/2019

Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters Federal authorities say a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to "shoot everybody" at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in...
20:32, 05/22/2019

Feds block SALT workarounds that high-tax states favored The feds blocked a move by blue states to craft a workaround to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limiting state and local tax deductions, saying receipt of a...
19:48, 06/12/2019

Feds insist Epstein won’t dodge prosecution over alleged sex trafficking The feds insist there’s nothing to prevent their prosecution of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Esptein — even though he cut a sweetheart deal over simila...
05:32, 07/09/2019

Feds say New Jersey man posted that he wanted to 'bomb Trump Tower' A man facing charges for supporting Hamas and making threats online said he wanted to "bomb Trump Tower" after visiting President Donald Trump's signa...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Feds list Paul Manafort’s SoHo ‘Airbnb’ loft for $3.66M While former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort rests his head in a federal prison in Pennsylvania — or, possibly within the next few weeks, t...
00:00, 06/07/2019

Feds: African ring smuggled rhinoceros horns, ivory into US NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors in New York have charged four African men with trafficking millions of dollars’ worth of rhinoceros horns an...
03:16, 06/14/2019

Michael Smerconish calls out ‘the feds’ for damaging Epstein’s door Radio host Michael Smerconish went on a bizarre tangent on his SiriusXM show Tuesday as he sparred with callers over whether the door of Jeffrey Epste...
20:16, 07/09/2019

Feds: DeVos used personal emails for work in ‘limited’ cases An internal Education Department watchdog says Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used personal email accounts for government business and did not al...
21:16, 05/20/2019

Eric Garner’s family to meet with feds before deadline for charges Several of Eric Garner’s family members will meet with federal prosecutors from the Eastern District of New York on Tuesday — a day before the d...
04:48, 07/16/2019

Feds probe ‘quality’ of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash HONOLULU (AP) — Officials remain at the scene of Friday’s deadly skydiving plane crash in Hawaii. Federal investigators will review repair and i...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Feds asking Quebec, New Brunswick to send proposals to get money for flood help So far, the government has committed almost $792.7 million for 18 projects, all aimed at dealing with flooding, although none are in Quebec or New Bru...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Cartels thrive in New Mexico county after feds shut down checkpoints ALAMOGORDO, NM — In this sprawling desert city in the shadow of the Sacramento Mountains, local officials are fed up with the border crisis — and have...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s...
20:16, 07/15/2019

‘This is a real problem’: Feds probing bogus Grubhub fees Grubhub may soon be getting an unwelcome order — from the federal government. The Small Business Administration, a US agency that guarantees loans to ...
02:32, 06/27/2019

WRAPUP 2-Powell testimony, Fed meeting highlight case for 'insurance' A confidence shock driven partly by the U.S. trade war is at the center of an increasingly persuasive argument for Federal Reserve policymakers seriou...
01:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Powell says Fed insulated from politics, wrestling with rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," and that its policyma...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Fed's Powell Warns of Economic Risks From Rising Business Debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said financial regulators must take seriously potential dangers that rising levels of business debt pose to the...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Trump denies 'ever threatening to demote’ Fed chairman Jerome Powell President says ‘I’d be able to do that if I wanted but I haven’t suggested that’ when asked if he had considered such a moveDonald Trump has denied th...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Wall St. set to open higher after rally on Powell's dovish remarks U.S. stocks were set to open higher on Thursday, with healthcare shares in focus, a day after Wall Street's main indexes touched new highs as comments...
15:32, 07/11/2019

Fed Chair Powell's job is safe 'at the present time,' Larry Kudlow says The Trump administration is making "no effort" to remove the Fed's Jerome Powell, top White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday....
15:32, 07/09/2019

W Series leaders Chadwick and Powell troubled by gearbox issue W Series race winner Jamie Chadwick and runner-up Alice Powell both say they struggled with a gearbox problem when downshifting in the opening race of...
20:48, 05/05/2019

Asia markets rise as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia edged up on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting i...
05:16, 07/11/2019

Powell Says Outlook Hasn't Improved, Setting Stage for Rate Cut Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell sent a strong signal the central bank could cut interest rates this month by highlighting how the economic outl...
03:00, 07/11/2019

‘Siren’ star Eline Powell dishes on all things mermaid Freeform show “Siren,” which follows a small coastal town beset by dangerous mermaids, is now in its second season (Thursdays at 8 p.m.) Star Eline Po...
07:00, 06/22/2019

W Series Zolder: Chadwick beats Visser and Powell to take pole Jamie Chadwick secured her second consecutive W Series pole by finishing ahead of Beitske Visser and Alice Powell with a time of 1m28.681 seconds in q...
14:00, 05/18/2019

Fed Chair Powell Signals Rate Cut as Economic Risks Loom Jerome H. Powell sent stock markets higher with comments that trade tensions and global economic issues continue to weigh on the United States economy...
00:48, 07/11/2019

Powell assails gold standard supported by Trump Fed nominee Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday rejected the idea of returning the United States to the gold standard even as he asserted that his...
22:32, 07/10/2019

Fed chief Jerome Powell hints at possible rate cut at next policy meeting Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday began the first of two days of testimony in Congress, where he hinted the Fed is eyeing an interes...
20:16, 07/10/2019

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the c...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Myles Powell will be back, setting up Seton Hall dream Go ahead, Seton Hall fans. Dream of a monster season — Myles Powell is returning for his senior year. The Pirates now have the pieces for a throwback ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Fed's Powell Says Stress Tests Must Evolve to Avoid Bank Complacency Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said stress tests of the nation’s largest banks must adapt and keep firms on their toes, or the annual exam cou...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Report: Dallas, Powell to agree to three-year, $33 million deal The Dallas Mavericks are expected to come to terms with big man Dwight Powell on a three-year, $33 million contract extension soon after free agency b...
19:32, 06/30/2019

Fed’s Powell says trade, slow growth ‘weigh’ on US economic outlook Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy “continue to weigh on the US economic outlook” and the Federal Reserve stands ready to “act as a...
17:16, 07/10/2019

World stocks fall, dollar gains on Powell comments Global equities lost ground on Wednesday, snapping a three-day winning streak after the U.S. Federal Reserve held rates steady as expected but comment...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Instant view: Powell - Fed stands ready to act "as appropriate" to sustain expansion Concerns about trade policy and a weak global economy "continue to weigh on the U.S. economic outlook" and the Federal Reserve stands ready to "act as...
18:00, 07/10/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Commi...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Asia stocks set to slide as Fed's Powell temper rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were set to open lower on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cu...
02:00, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker ...
03:00, 07/10/2019

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 ...
07:48, 07/16/2019

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 gi...
04:48, 06/14/2019

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 ...
19:16, 06/24/2019

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.Rea...
07:32, 07/05/2019

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 c...
17:48, 06/18/2019

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 fu...
14:48, 07/13/2019

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...
00:00, 07/17/2019

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 ...
22:48, 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 l...
18:32, 06/19/2019

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 ins...
05:00, 06/21/2019

Feds send subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago as part of campaign donation probe Federal prosecutors sent subpoenas to Mar-a-Lago and a President Trump fundraising committee as part of their probe into Florida GOP donor Cindy Yang ...
06:00, 05/30/2019

Feds tour Fort Benning as option to house immigrant children COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Federal officials are considering using Fort Benning to temporarily house up to 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children who are in...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Updates to the Privacy Act coming as feds announce promised digital charter Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains says the federal government will look to update the Privacy Act as part of an effort to build greater trust in the d...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Feds bust cheating ring that took English test for Chinese nationals William Singer wasn’t running the only college admissions scam in town. The same day his bribery scandal was broken wide open on March 12, the feds al...
05:00, 05/03/2019

NYC man who wanted to carry out Times Square terrorist attack arrested, feds say The feds arrested Friday a 22-year-old man who they say wanted to carry out a lone wolf terrorist attack in New York City’s fabled tourist destination...
22:48, 06/07/2019

Feds probe MTA overtime king Thomas Caputo and other LIRR workers Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed pay records for a recently retired Long Island Rail Road official who has emerged as the MTA reigning...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Feds’ ID verification letters frighten eateries, hotels that hire immigrants The hospitality industry is rattled over a fresh wave of letters from the feds demanding the verification of employees’ Social Security numbers, The P...
18:16, 05/16/2019

New York man put SpaceX rockets in jeopardy by forging inspection reports, feds say James Smalley, 41, is accused of forging signatures on inspection reports for parts used by SpaceX.        ...
05:32, 05/23/2019

Feds say Jeffrey Epstein's suspicious passport — his photo, different name — was used multiple times "The passport contains numerous ingress and egress stamps [from] France, Spain, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia in the 1980s," prosecutors wrote....
02:00, 07/18/2019

Betsy DeVos Used Personal Emails for Work in ‘Limited’ Cases, Feds Say Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has sometimes used her personal email accounts for government business and has not always properly saved the messages,...
02:00, 05/21/2019

Jeffrey Epstein spent $350K to ‘influence’ potential witnesses: feds Millionaire convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has already tried to buy the silence of two potential witnesses against him, Manhattan prosecutors cha...
04:16, 07/13/2019

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to ...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal w...
03:32, 06/13/2019

Medicare-for-all proposal is 'stunning', will end private insurance with feds taking over: GOP Congressman Texas GOP Congressman Michael Burgess says the Medicare-for-all policy proposed by Democrats is “absolutely stunning” and will mean the end of private...
16:32, 04/30/2019

New Jersey man tried aiding Hamas, threatened to bomb Trump Tower, feds say A New Jersey man allegedly sought to help the terror group Hamas and threatened to bomb Trump Tower in New York City as well as "shoot everybody" at a...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Chicago bank CEO bribed Manafort for a Trump cabinet post: feds The CEO of the Federal Savings Bank of Chicago, who served as a Trump 2016 campaign economic adviser, abused his power to issue $16 million in loans e...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Calgary announcement sees feds pledge $24.5M to fund cannabis use research Minister Bill Blair announced funding for Canada-based research into cannabis use, research into the impact of legalized cannabis on public health and...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff wi...
23:32, 07/10/2019

Feds plan to deport 1 million illegal immigrants: Trump official The Trump ​administration is ready to deport about a million illegal immigrants, said acting director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken ...
22:32, 07/07/2019

Feds move to seize Paul Manafort’s Trump Tower condo The U.S. government is about to take a new piece of New York real estate – just a few floors below President Trump’s private home. The Department of J...
20:16, 05/25/2019

Feds accuse Jho Low, Pras of funneling cash to Obama re-election campaign The feds have slapped new charges against fugitive Malaysian playboy Jho Low — this time for alleged campaign-finance violations connected to Pr...
03:16, 05/11/2019

Russia probe critic Gaetz accuses feds of shrugging off threat against him Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz is questioning whether federal prosecutors are applying a double standard by not bringing charges in connection with a grap...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Feds to investigate spike in gray whale deaths on West Coast SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. scientists will investigate why an unusual number of gray whales are washing up dead on West Coast beaches. About 70 whales have b...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Trump ‘dossier’ author Christopher Steele was grilled by feds: report Federal investigators exploring the start of the Russia probe grilled the author of a controversial “dossier” that alleged election meddling and possi...
02:16, 07/10/2019

Trump Believes He Has Authority To Demote Fed Chair Jerome Powell: Report US President Donald Trump believes that he has the authority to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and demote him to be a board governor, but...
06:16, 06/20/2019

Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech Gold soared to an almost six-year high on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, while equity markets slid on disappointing economic data and uncer...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker ...
06:32, 07/10/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints th...
03:32, 05/02/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Futures turn positive after Fed chief Powell's remarks U.S. stock index futures turned positive on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank was ready to "act as appropriate...
16:00, 07/10/2019

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 monet...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Dow drops more than 100 points after Fed Chief Powell fails to signal rate cut is ahead Stocks fell on Tuesday after comments from the top Federal Reserve official raised questions about whether the central bank will cut interest rates ne...
19:16, 06/25/2019

Jerome Powell should tread cautiously with real-time payments proposal Facebook’s proposed digital currency Libra got most of the attention during Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell's appearances before Congress...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Instant view: Powell - Fed is 'insulated' from short-term political pressure Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday said the U.S. central bank is "insulated from short-term political pressures," as policymakers faced...
20:32, 06/25/2019

Powell: W Series title hopes now slim after airborne Misano crash Alice Powell believes that her chances of winning the inaugural W Series title are now slim, after crashing out on the first lap of the third round at...
13:32, 06/09/2019

European shares break 4-day losing streak on Fed Powell's dovish remarks European shares rose on Thursday, breaking a four-day losing streak, after U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell cemented hopes of an interest rate...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Dow set to rise 100 points after Powell hints at cutting rates in testimony to Congress Stocks are set to open higher Wednesday as Fed Chair Powell said the central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain expansion as "crosscurrents" ar...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Wall Street drops on trade worries, Fed Chair Powell's speech Wall Street lost ground on Tuesday as simmering trade concerns, combined with disappointing economic data, sent buyers to the sidelines, where they re...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Pledging 'appropriate' action on trade risk, Fed's Powell seen opening door to rate cut U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said on Tuesday the central bank will "act as appropriate" in response to risks posed by a trade war, rema...
20:48, 06/04/2019

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...
21:32, 07/15/2019

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 lea...
22:00, 06/18/2019

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 inter...
17:00, 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 mo...
16:32, 07/08/2019

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 abou...
20:48, 06/23/2019

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 heari...
19:32, 07/15/2019

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, ...
22:48, 07/17/2019

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 ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

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 ...
14:48, 06/18/2019

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 n...
05:16, 07/18/2019

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 g...
17:16, 06/18/2019

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...
07:16, 07/12/2019

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 recogni...
23:32, 06/28/2019

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 ...
13:32, 07/17/2019

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 networkin...
12:32, 06/18/2019

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. ...
04:48, 07/04/2019

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....
20:16, 06/18/2019

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 ...
19:00, 07/05/2019

Feds bust Texas family for Masters ticket scam that used stolen identities This year’s Masters golf tournament turned out to be one for the ages, with the venerable Tiger Woods completing a historic return to form and b...
13:32, 05/02/2019

Feds charge suspect in Poway synagogue killing with 109 counts of hate crimes The 19-year-old suspect in a deadly shooting spree at a Poway synagogue has been charged by federal officials with 109 counts of hate crimes.  &...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Feds expand beef recall as salmonella outbreak broadens to 246 cases in 26 states More than 5 million more pounds of raw beef products have been added to a national recall over concerns about possible salmonella contamination, and t...
21:16, 05/01/2019

Portland mayor should be investigated by feds over Antifa attack on conservative writer, Sen. Cruz says Sen. Ted Cruz is calling for federal law enforcement to investigate Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler following criticism of his handling of protests this we...
20:32, 07/01/2019

‘Ottawa stands between us,’ Pallister says after feds delay Manitoba-Minnesota hydro project Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says the federal government is standing in the way of a hydroelectric project that would help move states in the U.S....
22:16, 06/02/2019

Congrats to the Feds, Now the Proud Owners of Paul Manafort's Trump Tower Condo Paul Manafort used to live in a multimillion-dollar condo in Trump Tower, but now he lives in prison. That multimillion-dollar condo, meanwhile, is in...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Senate committee recommends feds don’t proceed with tanker ban bill: Alberta senator The Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communications has recommended not to proceed with a controversial bill aimed at limiting tanker traffi...
03:32, 05/16/2019

Feds charge Chinese national in 2015 breach of health insurer Anthem Enlarge (credit: FBI.gov) Federal prosecutors have indicted a Chinese national they say carried out sophisticated network intrusions on four US comp...
03:16, 05/10/2019

Feds: Kushner’s criminal justice reform working, blacks benefit overwhelmingly The first report of the impact on the bipartisan criminal justice reform package pushed by top Trump aide Jared Kushner shows that it is working to cu...
22:16, 06/07/2019

Feds found ‘vast trove’ of nude photos in Jeffrey Epstein’s safe Convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein kept a stash of lewd photos locked in a safe in his $77 million Upper East Side mansion, where authorities also fo...
07:48, 07/09/2019

Feds probing Harvard coach who sold home to family of soon-to-be-admitted student A longtime Harvard University fencing coach is under federal investigation for allegedly selling his Massachusetts home to a businessman whose son wan...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Syrian refugee arrested in plot to bomb Pittsburgh church for ISIS, feds say The FBI foiled an attempted bomb plot and arrested a Syrian refugee on Wednesday who allegedly planned to bomb a church in Pittsburgh in the name of t...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Ex-college soccer player threatened to kill 45 athletes over gambling losses: feds A former Massachusetts college soccer player who was a prolific gambler sent death threats to 45 professional and amateur athletes he blamed for his l...
21:16, 05/30/2019

Border Agent Discussed ‘Frying’ Migrants Before Hitting One With His Truck, Feds Charge A U.S. Border Patrol agent accused of deliberately hitting a Guatemalan migrant with his truck and then lying about it conveyed numerous racial slurs ...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Feds seize over 16 tons of cocaine worth $1 billion in Philadelphia shipping port One of the largest drug busts happened in a Philadelphia shipping yard where federal officials captured roughly $1 billion worth of cocaine.  &#...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Analysts doubt feds will go 'nuclear' on big tech, but see the increased scrutiny as a growing risk Analysts say the likelihood of a "nuclear option" from regulators — like a break-up of tech conglomerates forcing them to expose search algorithms — i...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Trump has no plans to fire Fed Chair Powell ‘at the present time,’ Larry Kudlow says The president has been saying for months that the Fed should cut interest rates, a move that probably would boost the economy and the stock market ahe...
06:48, 07/10/2019

The Fed is preparing the American financial system to withstand climate change, Jerome Powell says Powell wrote that the Federal Reserve viewed climate risks through the lens of potential "shocks to the system" in the form of severe weather events, ...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Dow futures turn positive ahead of open as investors monitor Powell's comments U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Wednesday morning, after Fed Chairman Powell downplayed chances of a rate cut and argued that any decisi...
09:48, 06/26/2019

Trump reportedly discussed firing Fed chair Jerome Powell over rate hikes President said he was ‘not happy’ with decision to raise ratesNot clear whether Trump has authority to force Powell outDonald Trump has reportedly dis...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump recently has made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, as Mr. Trump continues to press the central b...
04:48, 07/06/2019

Jerome Powell takes stand for Fed independence against 'short-term political interests' Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday hailed the independence of central banks, a signature of the financial system established more than ...
21:16, 06/25/2019

Powell signals Fed prepared to cut rates this month despite improved jobs, trade backdrop Fed chief Powell plans to tell Congress today officials are prepared to cut interest rates in late July despite an improved jobs and trade picture &#...
17:00, 07/10/2019

Powell says the strong June jobs report did not change the Federal Reserve outlook Fed Chairman Jerome Powell was asked by Congress on Wednesday whether the recent strong U.S. jobs report changed his perspective on cutting interest r...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Fed's Powell treads carefully as Trump's central bank pick faces trouble Conservative commentator Stephen Moore's sexist comments about women have put in jeopardy his path to the Federal Reserve, with the No. 2 Republican i...
11:00, 05/02/2019

The Details Surrounding Susan Cox Powell's Unsolved Disappearance and the Death of Her Sons Don't Get More Chilling Than This "If I die, it may not be an accident, even if it looks like one. Take care of my boys." So Susan Cox Powell wrote in what she labeled her last will a...
20:32, 05/04/2019

NBA Finals: Ranking Raptors and Warriors players, from Kevin Durant to Norman Powell LeBron James isn't playing in the NBA Finals for the first time in eight years, but fear not: there's still an overwhelming amount of talent...
15:00, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures gain ground after U.S. Fed chief Powell's remarks Futures in Canada's main stock index reversed course to trade higher on Wednesday as hopes of an interest rate cut rose after U.S. Federal Reserve Cha...
16:00, 07/10/2019

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 Auth...
15:32, 06/25/2019

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 currenc...
04:16, 07/18/2019

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 Wednesd...
16:32, 07/17/2019

'I don't think you should launch Libra': US lawmakers hammer Facebook over currency House members challenge company over its plans to protect data and question its goals in latest clash on Capitol HillFacebook once again faced intense...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook's Libra launch will extend its global domination Cryptocurrency could wipe out many businesses and further concentrate corporate powerEvery week, dozens of people walk into the Sunshine convenience s...
12:32, 06/18/2019

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 Wednesd...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Facebook will launch its Libra digital currency in 2020 Facebook has finally revealed plans to launch its new digital currency Libra next year. The tech giant said users would be able to use the coin throug...
13:16, 06/18/2019

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 b...
16:32, 07/17/2019

France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered...
16:32, 07/17/2019

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...
15:48, 06/18/2019

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 re...
14:00, 07/04/2019

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 intention...
17:32, 06/25/2019

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 "frighteni...
14:16, 06/22/2019

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 ...
05:16, 07/18/2019

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 aisl...
18:16, 07/16/2019

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 partie...
19:32, 07/17/2019

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 intention...
18:32, 06/25/2019

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 gia...
22:16, 07/17/2019

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...
12:48, 06/28/2019

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 Li...
15:16, 07/03/2019

Is Facebook’s new Libra currency a play to become the world’s banker? The social-media giant says it wants to provide financial services to billions of people around the world, including those who lack access to banking....
04:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. 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 int...
13:32, 07/16/2019

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 regar...
07:16, 07/11/2019

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 int...
14:16, 07/16/2019

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 med...
23:32, 07/03/2019

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 expect...
12:48, 06/19/2019

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 Mon...
04:48, 07/16/2019

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...
17:00, 06/26/2019

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 Fi...
14:32, 07/03/2019

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 nation...
19:32, 07/15/2019

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 regulat...
01:32, 07/17/2019

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 ...
00:32, 06/19/2019

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 techn...
13:48, 06/26/2019

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 i...
18:32, 06/18/2019

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 al...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Facebook reveals Libra cryptocurrency, with lofty goals Facebook Inc plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce ...
18:32, 06/18/2019

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 b...
00:48, 07/17/2019

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 t...
19:00, 07/12/2019

Bitcoin Fans Spy Opportunity in Facebook Libra Launch Bitcoin’s backers are adamant that Facebook’s coming digital currency, Libra, won’t spell the demise of other cryptocurrencies. To the contrary, many ...
18:32, 06/18/2019

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 clos...
12:32, 07/03/2019

Feds prepare investigations of Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook for anti-competitive activities The Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission are preparing to crack down on any anti-competitive activities by tech giants Apple, Google, A...
03:16, 06/04/2019

Nestlé is still taking national forest water for its Arrowhead label, with feds' help Review shows affected streams and springs are drying up. State enforcers say it will take at least six months to finish their probe.   ...
16:32, 06/16/2019

Nude photos of underage girls found at Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home: feds The feds found naked photos of young girls while searching Jeffrey Epstein’s Manhattan home, prosecutors alleged Monday. At a press conference, ...
19:00, 07/08/2019

Feds Charge Ex-Fugees Pras of Campaign Finance Fraud in the 2012 US Presidential Election Pras, aka the “other” Fugee, is facing federal charges of campaign finance fraud in the 2012 U.S. presidential election in a case involving an interna...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Feds make electronic logs mandatory for truck drivers on recommendation of Humboldt report The federal department says it will make the tamper-resistant devices mandatory on June 12, 2021, to ensure truck and bus drivers are not on the road ...
22:16, 06/13/2019

Feds end probe of hush money that Michael Cohen directed to Trump's alleged sex partners Federal Judge William Pauley wrote in a court filing made public Wednesday that materials related to Cohen's campaign-finance probe should be uns...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Embattled Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July Powell says trade tensions and weak global growth "continue to weigh" on the U.S. economy, a strong signal that the Fed is likely to lower the benchma...
16:16, 07/10/2019

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who co...
17:48, 07/09/2019

Bitcoin near two-week highs, fueled by hopes for Facebook's Libra Bitcoin held on Tuesday near its highest for two weeks after surging as much as 9% overnight, a move analysts said was probably driven by hopes that c...
15:16, 07/09/2019

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 l...
11:16, 07/02/2019

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...
23:00, 07/08/2019

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 fi...
18:48, 07/02/2019

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 it...
22:48, 07/17/2019

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  ...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces questions from international regulators Chair of Financial Stability Board says company’s plans could spark closer scrutiny of cryptocurrenciesFacebook’s Libra cryptocurrency is facing incre...
02:16, 06/26/2019

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 inves...
18:16, 06/18/2019

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 ...
17:16, 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 pros...
00:32, 06/27/2019

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.  ...
19:48, 06/18/2019

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 n...
13:48, 06/18/2019

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 T...
18:00, 07/11/2019

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 co...
20:48, 06/18/2019

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 risk...
19:16, 06/23/2019

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 f...
15:48, 07/16/2019

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 ...
05:48, 06/19/2019

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 marke...
22:48, 06/28/2019

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 pri...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Libra: Facebook launches cryptocurrency in bid to shake up global finance Digital currency will let billions of users make transactions but is raising privacy concernsFacebook has announced a digital currency called Libra th...
11:16, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-France says Facebook's Libra not yet viable as G7 minister meet France said on Wednesday the conditions were not ripe for Facebook to go ahead with plans for its Libra digital coin, as G7 finance ministers gathered...
13:48, 07/17/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency gets backing from MasterCard, Visa, PayPal and more Today, Facebook finally announced its long-rumored cryptocurrency platform, Calibra. Some speculated that the company would rely on outside firms and ...
12:32, 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 cryptocurrenc...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Facebook’s Libra ‘cryptocurrency’ is missing one thing: monetary policy Facebook has outlined the economics of its new Libra cryptocurrency, revealing it will create a secondary token intended specifically to pay dividends...
13:16, 06/18/2019

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 cu...
13:16, 07/12/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens higher after Powell's remarks boost rate cut hopes U.S. stocks opened higher on Wednesday as hopes of an interest rate cut later this month were boosted by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's comm...
16:00, 07/10/2019

Watch live: Fed chief Jerome Powell appears in Senate amid hints of interest rate cut One day after he signaled the Federal Reserve will consider an interest rate cut at its policy meeting this month, Chairman Jerome Powell will answer ...
15:32, 07/11/2019

Central banks will want oversight of Facebook's Libra: Bank of England'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 no...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Britain won't try to stop Facebook's new Libra digital coin, says UK finance minister Regulators, not lawmakers, should decide whether Facebook needs a banking license to launch Libra, says outgoing U.K. Finance Minister Philip Hammond....
18:32, 07/15/2019

Japan sets up working group on impact of Facebook's Libra ahead of G7 Japanese authorities have set up a working group to discuss the impact Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin could have on monetary policy and financ...
02:32, 07/13/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies - FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-f...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Facebook's cryptocoin Libra could become a worldwide currency, says CEO of fintech start-up Tally "It literally threatens the governments that issue currency, the banks that store it and the actual transmission network," Tally's Jason Brown sa...
07:32, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-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 T...
18:00, 07/11/2019

'Facebook is already too big and too powerful': Senate to dig into Libra, the tech giant's new crypto project (FB) The US Senate Banking Committee plans to hold a hearing on Facebook's newly-announced Libra cryptocurrency project on July 16th, Reuters reports. On ...
02:48, 06/20/2019

Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency could raise regulatory issues: BoE deputy governor Plans by Facebook Inc to launch a new global cryptocurrency called Libra could raise regulatory issues, Bank of England Deputy Governor Sam Woods said...
10:48, 06/20/2019

Trump bashes Bitcoin and calls for regulation of Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Facebook a few weeks ago unveiled its Libra digital coin and blockchain endeavor, a product meant to significantly reducing the remittance fees and wa...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
04:00, 07/16/2019

Unruly social media no model for Facebook's Libra currency: BoE's Carney Facebook cannot expect its new Libra currency to benefit from the same unregulated free-for-all that helped the company achieve a dominant position in...
00:16, 06/21/2019

Trump Blasts Facebook's Libra, Demands It Face Banking Regulations Donald Trump on Thursday criticised Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra digital coin, and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that companies seek a banking char...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Smaller cryptocurrencies feel pain as criticism of Facebook's Libra grows Bitcoin hasn't been the only casualty of the backlash by the world's major economic powers against Facebook's plans for a cryptocurrency, with smaller...
22:48, 07/17/2019

Rep. Maxine Waters asks Facebook to pause work on cryptocurrency Libra Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters on Tuesday requested that Facebook pause its development of Libra, an upcoming cryptocurrency that the company plans to ...
02:16, 06/19/2019

Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies: FT Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company's co-f...
15:32, 06/21/2019

German finance minister: 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 Scho...
16:32, 07/17/2019

Bitcoin reaches 18-month high as Facebook's Libra spurs interest Bitcoin jumped to an 18-month high on Wednesday, a surge analysts said was caused by nervous traders looking for safety in alternative investments and...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Libra cryptocurrency: dare you trust Facebook with your money? | John Naughton The social media giant’s foray into bitcoin territory – with some financial big hitters on board – should prompt suspicionWe’ve known for ages that so...
12:32, 06/23/2019

Facebook co-founder: Libra currency could give firms excess power Chris Hughes says involvement of private companies is threat to autonomy of nation statesOne of Facebook’s co-founders has warned the social network’s...
19:48, 06/21/2019

Whodunit? As Feds Scan DMV Records Using Facial Recognition Software and More Cities Use the Technology, Racial Bias Could Be a Problem When you go to your local DMV office and stand in front of the camera to take as decent a photo as possible, you probably aren’t thinking about the po...
22:48, 07/09/2019

Feds: 81-year-old bank robbery suspect wanted to return to prison because of small Social Security payments An 81-year-old man who has spent most of his adult life behind bars for a series of bank heists said he robbed an Arizona credit union months after be...
01:32, 06/13/2019

Watch Fed Chair Jerome Powell speak live as market awaits hints on future rate cuts Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell was scheduled to deliver a speech Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, followed by a questi...
19:16, 06/25/2019

Facebook’s Libra partners remain cautious amid growing scrutiny from regulators Facebook‘s Libra partners have reportedly signed non-binding agreements, meaning they’re not obliged to promote or use the digital token and can aband...
10:32, 06/26/2019

‘Crypto Twitter’ anxiously awaits white paper for Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency Tomorrow, Facebook is expected to release full details of its new “cryptocurrency” project Libra — as always, Twitter has lots to say. Few concrete fa...
18:32, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 2-Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Trea...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Watch live: Facebook Libra chief testifies in Congress to explain cryptocurrency The head of Facebook's blockchain division will appear in Congress Tuesday for the first of two hearings about the social media network's plans to rol...
19:00, 07/16/2019

The tech industry is starting to doubt Facebook will be able to launch its Libra currency by 2020 "I think two years from now we're going to be like do you remember that Facebook thing? Libra?" said Bismarck Lepe, CEO of product development co...
22:00, 07/10/2019

Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Swiss group that's supposed to oversee privacy for Libra says it hasn't heard from Facebook at all The Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner said on Tuesday it had not yet been contacted by Facebook about overseeing privacy prot...
20:00, 07/16/2019

France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from m...
15:32, 06/21/2019

Facebook is joining the crypto game. It's launching a Bitcoin-like currency called Libra Facebook unveiled a plan to create a new digital currency similar to Bitcoin, one that could drive more e-commerce and boost ads on its platforms. &#...
14:00, 06/18/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules - French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licences if it offers banking...
12:32, 06/25/2019

Facebook's Libra must obey anti-money laundering rules: French central banker Facebook's planned global 'Libra' cryptocurrency must respect anti-money laundering regulations and it must seek banking licenses if it offers banking...
15:32, 06/25/2019

Bitcoin takes a tumble as US lawmakers grill Facebook on plans to introduce its own Libra cryptocurrency Reuters The cryptocurrency market took a beating on Tuesday with bitcoin losing over 10% in value. The devaluation comes after US lawmakers grilled ...
12:32, 07/17/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump blasts Bitcoin, Facebook's Libra, demands they face banking regulations U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized Bitcoin, Facebook's proposed Libra digital coin and other cryptocurrencies and demanded that compan...
05:16, 07/12/2019

Facebook crypto chief defends Libra project amid claims the company has too much power The need to reiterate these points after only two weeks suggests Facebook will have an uphill battle getting people to trust the company with their fi...
20:00, 07/03/2019

A Michigan congressperson said Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency reminded him of a 'platypus' but then decided it was more like a traveler's check (FB) Bill Clark/Getty Images David Marcus, head of Facebook's cryptocurrency efforts, testified at a House of Representatives Committee on Financial Servi...
00:48, 07/18/2019

Facebook says cryptocurrency Libra won't happen without 'full government approval' amid broad resistance Amid growing bipartisan resistance to its proposed digital coin, Facebook will tell lawmakers that it won't move forward with its Libra cryptocurrency...
18:00, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-France creates G7 cryptocurrency task force as Facebook's Libra unsettles governments France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra are governed by regulations ranging from m...
13:16, 06/21/2019

France to create a joint G7 cryptocurrency task force amid Facebook’s Libra woes France is putting together a Group of Seven Nations (G7) task force to explore how central banks can make sure cryptocurrencies adhere to money-launde...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a secu...
17:32, 06/19/2019

Daily on Energy: Feds invite fight with states over energy storage SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexamin...
00:16, 05/18/2019

Federal Reserve Chairman Powell: 'Moderate' risk from corporate debt Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Monday that the central bank is closely monitoring a sharp rise in corporate debt.    ...
03:16, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed's Powell resists pressure for hefty rate cut, sends global stocks down Global stocks fell while the dollar rose on Wednesday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve dampened excitement about an aggressive rate cut as early ...
12:32, 06/26/2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on election interference: Feds have 'tools to apply pressure to Russia, not us' Breaking up Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday, wouldn't solve issues of misinformation, privacy or election interference.   ...
05:48, 06/27/2019

CVS Eases Concerns About Aetna Deal CVS Health delivered stronger-than-expected results in its first quarter as a combined health-care company, taking a step toward selling skeptical inv...
17:00, 05/01/2019

At least four more die on Everest amid overcrowding concerns Latest deaths, including an Irish climber, come as others report ‘insane’ delays at the peakFour more deaths have been reported on Everest as concerns...
20:00, 05/24/2019

As the far-right culture war escalates, concerns grow Consolidating its major party status in recent European elections, the AfD succeeded in part through the use of the arts in its campaigning. Critics s...
20:32, 05/31/2019

UK says 5G roll out could be delayed by security concerns The roll-out of 5G networks in Britain could be delayed, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright said, adding that he would not trade off the economic benefit...
19:32, 05/08/2019

Grindr and the 'new cold war': why US concerns over the app are dangerous The Chinese-owned app does pose data risks – but wrongly framing such fears can fuel racism and homophobiaFor years, American leaders claimed that the...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Meat Producers Hit on Flooding Concerns U.S. meat producers’ pain worsened Monday, as their shares were hurt by fears about how persistent flooding is affecting crops they rely on for feed....
06:32, 06/18/2019

Bonds Raise Recession Concerns A rally in U.S. Treasuries, with prices rising and yields dropping, has reignited concerns over the health of the economy. What's driving the bond mar...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Facebook Unveils Cryptocurrency Despite Privacy Concerns As it continues to explore new business models that may work in a world focused on privacy rather than broadly sharing data online, Facebook on Tuesda...
00:16, 06/19/2019

Over 62,000 pounds of raw beef recalled over E. coli concerns An Illinois company issued a recall for over 62,000 pounds of beef ahead of what’s largely considered the kick-off to grilling season over concerns ab...
17:32, 05/23/2019

Exchanges Shy Away From Mini-IPOs After Fraud Concerns Nasdaq Inc. and the New York Stock Exchange are pulling back from a fast-track IPO process for small companies known as Reg A+, following a spate of e...
01:00, 06/11/2019

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the ...
17:16, 06/19/2019

Congress has not yet asked Boeing CEO to testify about 737 Max concerns As the questions about the developments of the 737 Max continue to mount, some are wondering why Boeing executives haven't been called in front o...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Oil prices down on swelling U.S. stockpiles, demand concerns Oil prices fell on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. crude inventories and on demand concerns linked to a protracted trade war ...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Sixers face major concerns this offseason SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Jeff Zillgitt details the big decisions facing the 76ers this offseason after their heartbreaking Game 7 loss. &#...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Local shop changes name over offensive language concerns TUCSON – A local Tucson shop recently had to change names because the language could be considered offensive. The name was Creative Tribe. It wa...
16:00, 07/03/2019

Community can voice concerns over I-11 at public meetings TUCSON – The Arizona Department of Transportation is holding a public meeting to get input on the proposed Interstate 11. Wednesday’s even...
03:00, 05/09/2019

WeWork to Buy CEO's Properties That Spurred Conflict Concerns Chief Executive Adam Neumann plans to sell the properties he owns and leases to the office-space company, a move to eliminate a potential conflict of ...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Lebanon health minister says no concerns over sanctions Lebanon's health minister, who was appointed by the country's Hezbollah group, says he has "overcome" U.S. concerns that his ministry's funds could go...
21:16, 05/18/2019

Texas barge collision: no air quality concerns Officials monitor health concerns while cleanup continues following a collision at a busy commercial waterway near Houston involving four vessels. &#...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Dow loses more than 500 points as trade concerns intensify for a second day The Dow extended its losses into a second day on Tuesday after President Donald Trump’s threat to escalate a trade war moved closer to reality. ...
21:32, 05/07/2019

Merkel Is Seen Shaking Again, Renewing Health Concerns It was the third time in less than a month that Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany had been seen trembling, but her office has insisted that her heal...
13:48, 07/10/2019

Crude Rises But Growth Concerns Remain Oil prices rose a day after U.S. crude futures fell into a bear market by declining more than 20% from their recent highs amid growing worries over gl...
01:48, 06/07/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them mo...
16:16, 04/30/2019

FaceApp security concerns: Russians now own all your old photos The eerie FaceApp photo filter, which uses AI to digitally age your face, has gone viral, with millions on social media sharing their sagging simulacr...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces envi...
14:48, 07/04/2019

All the RJ Barrett concerns have been on display in summer league LAS VEGAS — When it was over Sunday night, Suns players basked in their overtime victory over the Knicks. They privately made comments about how much ...
20:48, 07/09/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war betw...
21:32, 06/09/2019

The U.S. is pouring millions into Somalia despite concerns over dependency on aid The United States has been the East African country’s largest donor for decades, propping up a succession of weak governments that have struggled to d...
03:16, 06/18/2019

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. T...
22:00, 06/23/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy manage...
04:48, 06/15/2019

New York raises smoking age to 21 NEW YORK (WNBC) – New York will raise its smoking age from 18 to 21 under a legislation signed into law Tuesday by the state’s governor. T...
11:48, 07/17/2019

Hungary suspends court reform that had raised EU concerns Hungary unexpectedly announced an indefinite suspension of a new administrative court system on Thursday, backtracking on a reform that had raised con...
13:32, 05/30/2019

British Pound Tumbles, Reflecting Economic Concerns in U.K. The currency fell against the dollar to its lowest level in two years, as investors grew worried about the country’s prospects and the specter of a no...
14:48, 07/09/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern abou...
17:03, 05/15/2019

Facebook’s COO Sandberg goes silent over Zuckerberg privacy concerns MENLO PARK, Calif. — Sheryl Sandberg isn’t worried about the elephant in the room. Facebook’s No. 2 exec made a show of meeting with journalists at th...
04:32, 06/13/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue w...
02:16, 05/17/2019

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has...
17:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Gain as Growth Concerns Deepen Yields on government bonds around the world fell to new 20-month lows as a deepening rift between the U.S. and China over trade pushed investors to sa...
04:48, 05/30/2019

Oil drops as trade war concerns outweigh supply disruptions Oil prices declined on Wednesday on concerns the China-U.S. trade war could trigger a global economic downturn, but relatively tight supply amid OPEC ...
10:32, 05/29/2019

France to ban widely used crop fungicide over health concerns France's health and safety regulator has decided to ban a widely used crop fungicide after classifying it as a so-called endocrine disruptor posing ri...
19:16, 05/28/2019

Proposal to hire civilian first responders concerns TFD union TUCSON — Manpower and resources are at a premium inside the Tucson Fire Department. The city is looking to minimize the high call volume firefig...
07:16, 05/20/2019

CBS-Viacom merger talks are about to get serious, but CBS board has concerns about leadership CBS and Viacom are expected to begin seriously discussing a merger after tomorrow's board meeting. The companies must agree on a number of leader...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Dow futures fall more than 150 points as trade war concerns persist U.S. stock index futures were lower Thursday morning, as market participants continue to monitor an intensifying trade war between the world's tw...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Global shares mixed over concerns about oil tankers, trade Global shares were mixed as investors weighed a variety of factors, including alleged attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz and lingering wor...
11:32, 06/14/2019

Newly released documents detail EPA’s concerns over PolyMet MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency documents show that its staffers were critical of how Minnesota regulators drafted a key permit for...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Alphabet shares tank over antitrust probe concerns Alphabet Inc’s shares fell as much as 7 percent on Monday following reports that the US Justice Department may investigate Google for hampering compet...
19:32, 06/03/2019

The Latest: Trump: Ireland shares US concerns about Huawei President Donald Trump says Ireland shares US concerns that allowing China’s Huawei Technologies to help build communications networks poses risks to ...
19:48, 06/05/2019

WestJet profits up despite lingering concerns over 737 Max grounding and Swoop WestJet Airlines Ltd. topped expectations in its latest quarter, but chief executive Ed Sims said Tuesday the airline continues to face challenges fro...
09:16, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces envi...
02:16, 07/04/2019

Oil prices fall on U.S. inventory data, concerns about demand Oil prices fell in thin trade on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles and worries about the gl...
02:32, 07/05/2019

Out-of-trust cases raise concerns of 'bloodbath' for retailers U.S. auto sales are at historically robust levels. Yet concern is rising over the number of dealers accused by their lenders of selling vehicles witho...
09:00, 06/10/2019

England’s refusal to be bullied by Cameroon cannot hide concerns Phil Neville’s players showed their appetite for battle and cool heads but improvements will be needed against NorwayThe good news is that, offering a...
17:32, 06/24/2019

European shares struggle as trade concerns weigh European shares were little changed early on Tuesday with London markets leading losses as investors returned from a long weekend to digest a slew of ...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Tesla seeks to raise $2.3bn after concerns it is running out of money Company announced last week it had lost $702m in the first three months of the year and sold 31% fewer vehicles in the first quarterTesla is seeking t...
17:48, 05/02/2019

Oil prices dip on signs of slowing U.S. demand, economic concerns Oil prices fell on Thursday, weighed down by data showing a smaller-than-expected draw on U.S. crude stockpiles along with worries about the global ec...
14:16, 07/04/2019

Redskins surprised by OT Williams’ training staff concerns ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins left tackle Trent Williams skipped the opening day of the team’s mandatory minicamp reportedly over cont...
05:00, 06/06/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-...
12:48, 05/08/2019

BMW launches UK-produced Mini Electric despite Brexit concerns BMW has driven ahead with plans to produce its first all-electric version of the MIni at its plant outside Oxford, despite threatening to pull out in ...
02:32, 07/10/2019

The huge concerns surrounding the Giants’ linebacker corps Leading into the start of training camp (rookies report July 22, veterans July 24) The Post will provide Giants fans with a position-by-position look ...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental pr...
22:00, 06/19/2019

German exports rise despite global trade concerns German exports rose to over €112 billion in March, catching economists by surprise. Despite concerns about international trade conflicts, Germany's ex...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Return of the jelly shoe sparks concerns for environment Campaigners say PVC used in footwear is made from fossil fuels and is difficult to recycleThe footwear equivalent of Crayola crayons and lunchboxes, t...
11:00, 07/13/2019

Oil Jumps on Supply Concerns, as Stockpiles Fall by Most Since 2016 Oil prices extended their gains Wednesday after U.S. oil inventories had their biggest one-week drop since 2016 and investors shifted their focus to s...
11:48, 06/27/2019