A Senate report shows Caterpillar avoided $2.4 billion in federal taxes between 2000 and 2012, but the heavy-machinery maker says it followed the law.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, in her first press conference, sent stock markets plunging when she said the Fed might start raising interest rates six months after ending...
The Treasury Department and IRS have delayed the employer shared responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act until 2016 for businesses with between 50 and 99 workers.
Ben Bernanke’s tumultuous tenure as chairman of the Federal Reserve effectively concluded Wednesday with the Fed’s policy-making body deciding to continue reducing its monthly...
As the Senate slowly moves to confirm Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve, Republicans are strengthening efforts to subject the central bank to expanded federal audits.
Economy & Policy
Deal breaker? As the debt ceiling deadline looms, House Republicans are offering a short-term extension to the borrowing limit, but with a catch.
Exclusive: Tax reform is a much talked-about problem with few viable solutions. But two senators say they see common ground to fix the ailing system.
Social Security Benefits
The fate of Social Security might be unclear, but some companies are pushing for a change away from the paper cards to a more secure material.
In a private meeting with members of the Senate Finance Committee last week, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew shot down the possibility of attaching tax reform to a debt ceiling...
House Republicans are beginning to formulate their strategy for the upcoming debt ceiling negotiations--so what's going to be on the list for them to agree to lift the debt...