Tax reform

Partisan gridlock appears intact. Why that's good for banks.


A final Senate breakdown still depends on the outcome in a few key races, but with Republicans closer to keeping power, Democrats' proposals to cap interest rates, create a postal banking system and establish a public credit reporting agency are likely dead on arrival.


Warren won't let banks escape health care debate


If elected president, Sen. Elizabeth Warren would charge large banks a fee to help pay for her Medicare-for-all plan.


U.S. banks won $21 billion tax windfall then cut staff, lent less


Major U.S. banks shaved about $21 billion from their tax bills last year — almost double the IRS’s annual budget — as the industry benefited more than many others from the Republican tax overhaul.


'Can it be that these people take themselves seriously?': Comments of the week


Readers weigh in on calls that regulators consider the financial risks from climate change, respond to Trump administration plans to overhaul the housing finance system, consider GOP strategy on the House Financial Services Committee and more.


Banks set another record — and FDIC hits a milestone


Banks earned $62 billion in the third quarter thanks to tax reform and higher asset yields while the Deposit Insurance Fund crossed a statutory threshold.


ABA ads praise six lawmakers, tell voters to stay engaged on issues


Unlike previous spots produced by the group that just backed candidates, the latest ones reflect a somewhat different approach.