US Department of the Treasury

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Name: US Department of the Treasury
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Argentina's second debt default could have been avoided

Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof in New York discussing the country's debt crisis. Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/ Argentina's second debt default in little more than a decade should never have happened. It has been both entirely predictable and ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 13 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Just a Hint of Iran Sanctions Risk Stalls Bank Transactions

Even the discovery of the most tenuous connection to Iran can cause long delays to bank transactions, according to U.S. Department of Treasury records, obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. Sanctions related delays have frozen transactions ... [Published Washington Wire - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Sanctions, Iran, Bank, Risk
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

Investors Shouldn't Be So Nervous About A Sudden Increase In Interest Rates

Recently, as I listen to the growing chorus of investors claiming that U.S. Treasury yields are poised to rise and return to their historical norm, I am reminded of a Keynesian sentiment about the problem with long-term thinking.Last week, for example, ... [Published Business Insider - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Dollar firmer above ¥102.50 on U.S. growth

Jiji Press The dollar was firmer above ¥102.50 in Tokyo trading Thursday, following its overnight gain prompted by upbeat U.S. gross domestic product data.At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥102.85-86, up from ¥102.16-17 at the same time Wednesday.The euro ... [Published The Japan News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Guyana must report US tax evaders

Minister of Finance Dr. Ashni Singh yesterday announced that the Government of Guyana has, in substance, concluded with United States an inter-governmental agreement for implementation of the U.S. Foreign AccountTax Compliance Act (FATCA).As a result ... [Published Kaieteur News - 16 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 3 reports

US sanctions two North Korean shipping companies

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –Washington, July 31 (IANS) The US government has imposed sanctions on two North Korean shipping companies for their attempt to import arms and related material from Cuba last year.The sanctions were imposed ... [Published Yahoo! India - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Profile Of A Sanctioned Russian Billionaire: Putin's Judo Coach

Via The Moscow Times ,Fortune has smiled on judo coach Arkady Rotenberg, bringing his businesses Google-like growth and a key role in staging the Winter Olympics. It has now brought down on him the wrath of the U.S. government.Rotenberg says his success ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Tax Talk -- Volume 7, No. 2 -- July 2014

In This Issue:- As FATCA Begins, IRS Rolls out Withholding Forms, Increases IGA Count- IRS Issues Final Circular 230 Rules Simplifying Written Tax Advice Requirements- Mortgage CCA Raises More Questions than It Answers- IRS Concludes Change from Treating ... [Published JD Supra - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 3 reports

How Europe Nations Fund Half of al-Qaeda's Budget

(Newser)–Brit Edwin Dyer was kidnapped in 2009 by al-Qaeda in North Africa, along with a German and a Swiss couple. Like the US, Britain doesn’t pay ransoms and didn’t in this case—and Dyer was killed. But his fellow captives were released after their ... [Published Newser - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

US and Europe hit Russia with toughest sanctions yet

(AFP) - The United States and Europe targeted Russia's key financial, arms and energy sectors Tuesday with tough new sanctions in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis.Announcing the measures, US President Barack Obama denied that the ... [Published Kwong Wah eNews - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 9 reports

US expands sanctions on Russia

Now turning to the economic aftermath of the Ukraine crisis.The United States has added another round of sanctions on Russia, trying to push the Kremlin to engage more actively on solving the months-long Ukraine issue.Washington slapped more sanctions ... [Published CNC World - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 2 reports

Fin24.com | US stocks rise on strong GDP report

New York - Wall Street stocks on Wednesday moved higher in early trade following a surprisingly strong report on second-quarter US growth and earnings results from Twitter that sent the social network's shares soaring.About 25 minutes into trade, the ... [Published Finance 24 - Jul 30 2014]

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"California's most vulnerable citizens deserve leaders who will fight for them. It's a fight that Republicans should lead."
"This is a very particular default, there is no solvency problem, so everything depends on how quickly it is solved" said analyst Mauro Roca of Goldman Sachs
"My bottom line is that this loophole hurts taxpayers and kids, and it needs to be closed" says Wyden
Hunter said the company should be investigated. In a letter to the U S Treasury secretary, he writes, "It is critical that we determine whether a terminal operation agreement with Gulftainer presents any risk or impact to U S national security."

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