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Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

Treasury: 90% of wage earners will likely see higher take-home pay

The U.S. Treasury and the IRS on Thursday put out new guidance and withholding tables for employers that incorporate changes from the new tax law. Personal finance news – CNNMoney.com

January 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Fear drives 10-year Treasury yield below 1.5%

Fear drives 10-year Treasury yield below 1.5%

Extreme fear gripped investors around the world Friday, sending them fleeing for the safety of U.S., German and U.K. bonds. Inflation and treasury bond news – CNNMoney.com

November 24, 2015 | By | Reply More
10-year Treasury yield slumps to record low

10-year Treasury yield slumps to record low

Concerns about slowing economic growth led more investors to the safety of Treasury bonds. And rates may still have room to fall. Inflation and treasury bond news – CNNMoney.com

September 29, 2015 | By | Reply More
U.S. Treasury official: G20 sees need to ‘double down’ against devaluation

U.S. Treasury official: G20 sees need to ‘double down’ against devaluation

ANKARA (Reuters) – There is a shared belief among the members of the Group of 20 leading economies in the need to “double down” against competitive currency devaluation and avoid it in both policy and language, a senior U.S. Treasury official said on Saturday. Reuters: Business News

September 5, 2015 | By | Reply More
South African Treasury says power constraints getting government attention

South African Treasury says power constraints getting government attention

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa's National Treasury said on Saturday electricity supply constraints were getting government attention at the highest level after rating agency Fitch affirmed its BBB rating but said an unstable power supply had led it to cut growth forecasts. Fitch warned that the negative outlook for Africa's most advanced but ailing economy […]

June 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
China suspends bank tech restrictions: U.S. Treasury official

China suspends bank tech restrictions: U.S. Treasury official

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has agreed to delay implementing new bank technology restrictions that Washington has complained represent unfair regulatory pressure on foreign firms, a senior U.S. Treasury official said in Beijing on Monday. Reuters: Technology News

March 31, 2015 | By | Reply More
US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs

US treasury secretary presses Beijing on technology curbs

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew pressed Chinese leaders on Monday to suspend proposed curbs on foreign security technology and said a Beijing-led regional bank should work in partnership with existing institutions, an American official said. Europe News Headlines – Yahoo! News

March 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
The Party Is Likely Over For U.S. Treasury Bonds.

The Party Is Likely Over For U.S. Treasury Bonds.

In their spike-up popularity of the last year U.S. treasury bonds have become seriously overbought above their long-term 200-day m.a., and global central bank activities also threaten to dislodge them from their favored safe haven status. Forbes Real Time

February 6, 2015 | By | Reply More
Why Treasury yield updates are important for investors

Why Treasury yield updates are important for investors

It’s important that investors are updated on Treasury (TLT) yield movements. Treasury yields are used as benchmarks to determine the required returns on other assets. Bonds News and Information on Yahoo! Finance

November 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
Zambia Treasury says no change in policy, urges markets to stay calm

Zambia Treasury says no change in policy, urges markets to stay calm

LUSAKA (Reuters) – Zambia’s economic policies remain unchanged and there is no need for market panic following the death of President Michael Sata this week, the finance ministry of Africa’s second-biggest copper producer said on Thursday. “I wish to appeal to all economic players, to remain calm as they execute their business activities and to […]

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