President Donald Trump has nominated Alexander Acosta for secretary of labor, a day after previous nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew.
February 16, 2017 | 11:23 am
Andrew Puzder withdrew Wednesday as President Donald Trump's labor secretary nominee as controversy deepened over his personal life and private-sector background.
February 15, 2017 | 03:49 pm
The Department of Labor is officially seeking to delay the fiduciary rule’s implementation, according to paperwork filed with the Office of Management and Budget on Thursday.
February 10, 2017 | 02:34 pm
A U.S. district judge in Dallas dismisses a legal challenge to the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, saying the rule is within the Labor Department's authority.
February 08, 2017 | 05:36 pm
The Department of Justice asked the judge overseeing one of several challenges to the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule to stay the proceedings, following President Donald Trump’s...
February 08, 2017 | 03:58 pm
Resolutions to block Department of Labor rules allowing states to set up private-sector retirement savings programs were introduced Wednesday by two members of the House Education and the Workforce...
February 08, 2017 | 03:19 pm
BlackRock, Vanguard Group, TIAA-CREF and 18 other financial firms support implementation of the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., said Tuesday in a letter to...
February 07, 2017 | 12:26 pm
President Donald Trump continued his push to trim federal regulations, signing on Feb. 3 an executive order that federal regulators revisit the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer...
February 06, 2017
President Donald Trump continued his push to trim federal regulations Friday, signing an executive order that federal regulators revisit the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection ...
February 03, 2017 | 01:57 pm
The explosion in ETF assets is evidence of a broad shift in the way investors approach asset allocation, looking for any edge they can find to increase performance and lower volatility.
January 31, 2017 | 11:02 am
Financial industry lobbyists on Friday were expecting quick action by the Trump administration to delay a Labor Department investment advice rule.
January 20, 2017 | 03:50 pm
BlackRock and Vanguard Group were among 33 financial firms Sen. Elizabeth Warren has asked to declare whether they support efforts to delay or roll back the Department of Labor's fiduciary rule.
January 19, 2017 | 04:08 pm
A District Court judge has refused a request by Franklin Resources and its Franklin Templeton 401(k) Retirement Plan to dismiss claims of ERISA violations by a former plan participant.
January 19, 2017 | 03:50 pm
In her eight years serving in the Obama administration, Phyllis Borzi says her proudest accomplishment is the conflict-of-interest rule, which many Republicans in Congress now hope to repeal.
January 18, 2017 | 12:25 pm
The Department of Labor issued guidance on how its fiduciary rule will apply to investment advice provided to participants in 401(k) plans and people who have IRAs, and other retirement savings...