Mnuchin: New sanctions coming for Russia, North Korea

by Kimberly Adams Feb 26, 2018
The treasury secretary also touched on Dodd-Frank, trade agreements and the tax overhaul in a wide-ranging interview with Kai Ryssdal.
Addressing a crowd of both students and visitors, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was joined by Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations in Los Angeles on Feb. 26. 
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What will rising bond yields mean if the economy keeps heating up?

by Scott Tong Feb 13, 2018
The Fed is expected to raise interest rates multiple times this year, which could affect interest rates and yields in the broader bond market. Today a top bond trader at Goldman Sachs forecast the yield on the 10-year Treasury will…

Global economy hazard lights flash as U.S. bond yields fall

by , and Apr 19, 2017
Treasury yields have dropped to the lowest they’ve been since November. What’s driving rates down? And what does that mean for U.S. consumers, U.S. businesses and the chair of the Federal Reserve?  Click the audio player above to hear the…

The Volcker Rule may see some changes

by Marielle Segarra Jan 20, 2017
Treasury secretary nominee Stephen Mnuchin hinted yesterday that he wants to simplify the Volcker Rule.

Advocates for the unbanked worry about the Trump era

by Nancy Marshall-Genzer Jan 13, 2017
The Obama Treasury Department made financial inclusion a priority. Will Trump?
Steven Mnuchin walks into Trump Tower on December 12, 2016 in New York City. He is President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for treasury secretary.

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Outgoing Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talks legacy and economy's future

by David Brancaccio Jan 11, 2017
"The fact there hasn't been a financial crisis is not a reason to unwind what we've done."
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew addresses the media after visiting the Marian Anderson Residence Museum to discuss her inclusion on the $5 bill October 21, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

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Trump's economic vision comes into shape

by Kai Ryssdal and Andrea Seabrook Nov 30, 2016
What will the appointments of Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross mean for a Trump economic plan?
President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence pose for a photo with Wilbur Ross a the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club November 20, 2016 in Bedminster, New Jersey. 

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Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Apple's tax bill and the next financial downturn

by David Brancaccio Sep 13, 2016
The US may be safer financially than it was eight years ago, but is it strong enough to weather weakness from around the world?
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew attends a round table discussion during a visit to Hong Kong in March this year. 

Jack Lew talks inversions, trade and MetLife's too-big-to-fail status

by Kai Ryssdal Apr 11, 2016
The Treasury Secretary also made his case for the U.S. leading the global economy.
 U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew testifies at a hearing before the House Foreign Affairs Committee July 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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Full interview: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

by Kai Ryssdal Apr 11, 2016
We went to the treasury to talk inversions, MetLife, America's place in the global economy and — of course — the $10 bill.
U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew testifies during a hearing before the Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee March 8, 2016 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. 
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