Peter Barnes Archive
Published May 13, 2013
The Obama Administration declined to comment on whether Bloomberg News reporters may have snooped on White House officials who use the financial terminals and services.
Published March 28, 2013
The top House Republican on energy policy criticized a new IMF proposal to raise gas taxes in an effort to reduce carbon emissions and fix problems like budget deficits.
Published February 26, 2013
General Motors said Tuesday it does not plan to increase its CEO’s pay in 2013, contradicting sources claiming it did.
Published February 25, 2013
General Motors and its former finance company, Ally Financial, are again seeking large pay packages for top executives, though the companies have not fully repaid their taxpayer bailouts, according to documents obtained by FOX Business.
Published February 20, 2013
In a potential new line of attack on the Fed’s easy money policies, a House oversight subcommittee is demanding the central bank turn over documents and studies relating to the eventual sales of debt securities in its $3 trillion portfolio.
Published February 14, 2013
The Government Accountability Office has added two big government operations to its latest "high risk list" for being vulnerable for waste, fraud, abuse, inefficiency and mismanagement.
Published January 15, 2013
Rep. John Campbell, the new Republican chairman of the House subcommittee that oversees the Federal Reserve said Tuesday he “couldn’t disagree more” with the Fed chief Ben Bernanke’s desire to eliminate the debt ceiling.
Published December 03, 2012
A Senate probe of $5.8 billion trading losses at J.P. Morgan Chase could become a headache in Washington for the bank as evidenced by the more than 80 people questioned to this point.
Published November 26, 2012
A group of small business owners will meet with White House economic aides this afternoon to discuss the fiscal cliff and the economy, FOX Business has learned.
Published October 11, 2012
The chairman of a top oversight committee in Congress said late Wednesday he is interested in holding hearings on last Friday’s September jobs report, which showed an unexpected sharp drop in the unemployment rate.