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Warren questions Fed resolve on mergers after BB&T-SunTrust deal


“The board's record of summarily approving mergers raises doubts about whether it will serve as a meaningful check on this consolidation that creates a new too big to fail bank,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren said in a letter to the Fed.


Fed’s Powell, Clarida meet with Trump


Federal Reserve chairman and vice chairman meet the president for dinner, but interest rates aren’t on the menu


Herman Cain buzz signals shift in Trump’s Fed strategy


If Cain is chosen for the Federal Reserve Board, it would be starkly out of step with the administration’s other nominations and may reveal a drastic change in the president’s attitude toward the central bank.


Brown calls on Fed to raise capital buffer for biggest banks


The top Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee is warning that excessive optimism in the banking system could lead to another crisis.


Fed wary of hard Brexit's effect on U.S. banks


Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said a messy breakup between the United Kingdom and European Union could pose risks to the economy and financial system.


Senate Democrats urge bank regulators to assess climate risks


The lawmakers want U.S. banking agencies to join their international peers in ensuring the financial system is resilient to climate-related risks.


Is something missing from the U.S. regulatory toolbox?


The post-Dodd-Frank era is one of rightsizing and tailoring rules, but a key bloc of the regulatory brain trust believes the U.S. still lacks mechanisms that could prove helpful in a crisis.


Santander hires retail chief, Trump v. Powell, future of housing finance: Top stories


Santander taps JPMorgan Chase exec Colleen Canny to lead retail network; can Trump actually fire Fed's Powell?; will 2019 bring long-awaited reform of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac?; and more from the past two week's most-read stories.


Fed's Powell says he will not resign if asked by Trump


The central bank chairman said Friday that he would not step down if asked to do so by the president, adding that he has not received any direct communications from the White House about the agency’s interest rate policy.


Trump voices confidence in Mnuchin, Fed amid drop in market


President Trump expressed confidence in the Treasury secretary, Federal Reserve and U.S. economy on Tuesday.