Donald Trump

Jerome Powell’s narrow path to second term as Fed chair


Unlike previous central bank chiefs, Powell’s chances of being renominated by either the current president or many of the Democratic contenders are slim.


Pressure grows on administration to fill Fed, FDIC seats


Senate leaders say they're ready to consider appointees to fill vacancies at the two regulatory agencies, if only the White House would send over their names.


Sherrod Brown slams NCUA chairman's pro-Trump posts


A letter from the Ohio Democrat claims Rodney Hood, chairman of the National Credit Union Administration, is using social media to "inappropriately curry favor with the president, seriously compromising the independence of the agency."


Fed eases rules on big regionals; Deutsche denies it has Trump tax returns


Large banks will have less onerous capital rules and stress test requirements; the president’s main lender said it has other returns, but not the president’s.


The next presidential debate should include banking


Certain topics have dominated in the Democrats’ prior face-offs, but issues like regulatory relief have the potential to highlight crucial differences between the candidates.


NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood praises Trump in new White House video


Hood's comments mark an unusual turn for an industry famous for its bipartisanship.


Impeachment fight derailing banking bills? Think again


Democrats’ investigation of President Trump has darkened the horizon for legislative activity in Washington, but prospects for a pair of bipartisan measures backed by the industry are surprisingly bright.


Are Trump’s Fed tweets working?; repo turmoil may be here to stay


A research paper says the president’s constant criticisms are driving Fed policy, directly or indirectly; the huge demand by banks for cash may be the result of tougher regulations.


Fed's Powell: Don't expect changes to bank liquidity rule


Despite concerns over how regulatory requirements affect short-term funding markets, the central bank is not considering a reduction in the liquidity coverage ratio, Jerome Powell said.


Ginnie Mae punished his firm. Now, Trump may put him in charge.


A mortgage industry executive with ties to a firm penalized in a U.S. predatory lending crackdown is being considered by the Trump administration to run Ginnie Mae, according to people familiar with the matter.