Donald Trump

FHA price cut officially halted moments after Trump sworn in

01/20/17

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Friday that the reduction in mortgage insurance premiums “has been suspended indefinitely.”

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As Trump takes power, fiduciary advocates renew defense of rule

01/20/17

"There is an added sense of urgency now," says Barbara Roper, director of investor protection at the Consumer Federation of America.

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Bankers count ways Trump will boost financial services

01/20/17

On earnings calls this week CEOs expressed optimism for increased loan demand, a softer tone from regulators, a higher SIFI threshold and, potentially, a surge of interest in health savings accounts.

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Four takeaways from Mnuchin's Capitol Hill grilling

01/19/17

Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin struck a pro-banking industry tone during testimony on Capitol Hill Thursday while tangling with lawmakers over foreclosures, offshore accounts and other issues.

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Dems will jab at Mnuchin, but will they land any punches?

01/18/17

Steven Mnuchin's time as OneWest CEO is expected to draw ample attention at his nomination hearing, but it will not be the only issue to come up as senators try to gauge how he would lead President-elect Trump's financial policies.

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Will Trump give banks a break on BSA? Don't bet on it

01/18/17

While the Trump administration could relax other bank regulations, it is unlikely that it would ease up when it comes to money-laundering compliance.

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Dems: CFPB's Cordray would sue if forced out

01/17/17

Top Democrats vowed Tuesday to defend the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, predicting Director Richard Cordray will file a lawsuit if he were fired by Donald Trump after he is sworn in as president.

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Trump team signals it will oust CFPB's Cordray

01/12/17

A top Trump administration official said Thursday that the president-elect is considering former Rep. Randy Neugebauer to run the CFPB, the first clear sign that he intends to dismiss Richard Cordray.

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Prospect of tax reform upends affordable housing finance

01/12/17

Banks have started reconsidering how much they are willing to pay for low-income housing tax credits.

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Mnuchin to divest; Bank charters for fintech firms?

01/12/17

Mnuchin to divest; fintech firms may be able to get bank charters

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