President Biden called for higher rates for the highest income earners, and ending carried interest and lower tax rates for capital gains.
Alex Oh, who was named head of the SEC's enforcement division last week, abruptly resigned, a setback for new Chairman Gary Gensler.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen is giving the U.S. a leading role in working with G-20 nations to find an appropriate minimum corporate tax.
Even though a bill to help caregivers boost their retirement savings hasn't gotten much buzz, it's still managed to gather fans.
Recent volatile trading in GameStop shares may push lawmakers and regulators to revisit rules on short sale disclosure and order execution.
New guidance on missing participants from the Labor Department is helpful, but for stakeholders it presents concerns of its own.
Gary Gensler, a former head of the main U.S. derivatives regulator, is President-elect Joe Biden's likely pick to lead the SEC.
President-elect Joe Biden chose labor champion Marty Walsh — Boston's mayor — as his pick for labor secretary in his new administration.
President-elect Joe Biden has picked Brian Deese, an executive at BlackRock, to lead his National Economic Council.
The incoming Biden administration is expected to take a less partisan approach as it tackles big problems while navigating a divided Congress.
Members of New York's congressional delegation want the state to investigate whether hedge funds manipulated prices of Puerto Rico bonds.
Sen. Chris Van Hollen wants the SEC to disclose the progress it's made into investigatng ‘fraudulent’ letters cited at a December hearing.
In a startling move, Geoffrey Berman, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, is to be replaced by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.
President Trump vowed to punish China for asserting more power over Hong Kong, by ending the territory's special trade status with the U.S.
Lawmakers are pushing President Trump to get tough on banks and asset managers that restrict financing for oil drilling and coal mining.
Preston Rutledge is to leave his post as assistant secretary of labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration on May 31.
PBGC's single-employer program has been thriving, but the latest virus-related economic crisis could send more troubled companies its way.
Some measure of bipartisanship returned to Washington as policymakers dealt with the coronavirus pandemic.
President Trump announced a set of clemencies and pardons, including for financier Michael Milken who was convicted of securities fraud.
Labor Department ethics attorneys have given Secretary Eugene Scalia approval to participate in rule-making regarding a fiduciary standard.
U.S. regulators joined the Global Financial Innovation Network, an organization fostering cooperation among financial authorities worldwide.
China signaled it would hit back after the Trump administration placed eight of the country's technology giants on a blacklist.
The Senate confirmed Eugene Scalia as the next secretary of Labor on Thursday in a 53-44 vote.
Trump administration officials are discussing ways to limit U.S. investors' portfolio flows into China.
House leaders are looking into private equity firms' use of out-of-network billing at physician-staffing companies that they own.