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The Department of the Treasury (USDT) is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government. Established by an Act of Congress in 1789 to manage government revenue, the Treasury prints all paper currency and mints all coins in circulation through the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the United States Mint, respectively; collects all federal taxes through the Internal Revenue Service; manages U.S. government debt instruments; licenses and supervises banks and thrift institutions; and advises the legislative and executive branches on matters of fiscal policy.

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Exclusive: Wall Street banks see green light from Fed on reserves - sources

Wall Street banks believe they are getting a green light from supervisors to hold more Treasury debt and less cash after last month's volatility in overnight lending markets, three industry sources..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on two South Sudanese businessmen for fraud, bribery

The United States on Friday imposed sanctions on two South Sudanese businessmen, Ashraf Seed Ahmed Al-Cardinal and Kur Ajing Ater, for their involvement in bribery, kickbacks and procurement fraud with..
Reuters - Published

Videos for United States Department of the Treasury

A 2nd Trump Whistleblower Comes Forward [Video]A 2nd Trump Whistleblower Comes Forward

There is a second individual who has filed a whistleblower complaint against Donald Trump. He works at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), according to Business Insider. The complaint alleges..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

U.S. tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to meddling [Video]U.S. tightens sanctions on Putin ally linked to meddling

The United States tightened sanctions on Monday against an ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin previously accused of trying to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, saying he had also tried to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Mnunchin Has Ties To Epstein [Video]Mnunchin Has Ties To Epstein

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was listed on legal documents for a company owned by an associate of Jeffrey Epstein. The associate, Jean Luc Brunel, has been accused of sexual assault, rape, and of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Trump Admin Pushes Congress To Overhaul Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac [Video]Trump Admin Pushes Congress To Overhaul Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should recapitalize mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It called on Congress for comprehensive housing reform that would allow them to be..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

 

South Africa’s Gupta brothers sanctioned by US over 'corruption'

The Guptas used their influence to "line their pockets with ill-gotten gains", the US Treasury says.
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U.S. senators call for probe of Brazilian meatpacker JBS

Two U.S. senators called on the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday to open an investigation into the world's largest meat processing company, Brazil's JBS S.A. , due to alleged ties with the Venezuelan..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Treasury facing probe over how it handled Congress request for Trump taxes

The U.S. Treasury Department's internal watchdog is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, it said on Friday.
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U.S. Treasury's inspector general investigating request for Trump taxes: NY Times

The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general is investigating how the agency handled a congressional request for President Donald Trump's tax returns, the New York Times reported on Friday.
Reuters - Published

U.S. Treasury says no plans to block Chinese listings 'at this time': Bloomberg

The United States does not currently plan to stop Chinese companies from listing on U.S. exchanges, Bloomberg reported on Saturday, citing a U.S. Treasury official.
Reuters - Published

U.S. targets three people, 16 groups in new Venezuela sanctions

The United States imposed sanctions on Tuesday on three people and 16 groups it says helped Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and his government profit from food aid in the economically struggling..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions former Ugandan police boss for rights violations

The U.S. Treasury has frozen all assets in the United States owned by the former inspector general of Ugandan police, Kale Kayihura, accusing him of engaging in serious human rights abuses in the East..
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on North Korean hacking groups blamed for global attacks

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three North Korean hacking groups it said were involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and hacking of international banks and customer accounts.
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions three North Korean-sponsored hacking groups

The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced sanctions on three hacking groups it said were sponsored by North Korea that were allegedly involved in the "WannaCry" ransomware attacks and had perpetrated cyber..
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Mnuchin says 100-year Treasury bond possible

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday said the United States will issue 50-year bonds if there is "proper demand," a moved aimed at "derisking" the government's $22 trillion of debt and..
Reuters - Published

U.S. budget deficit passes $1 trillion mark for fiscal 2019

The U.S. government posted a $200 billion budget deficit in August, bringing the fiscal year-to-date deficit past $1 trillion, according to data released on Thursday by the Treasury Department.
Reuters - Published

U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran: Treasury's Mnuchin

The United States is still pursuing a campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his..
Reuters - Published

The S&P 500 inches higher; Treasury yields dip after Powell remarks, jobs report

The S&P 500 posted a nominal gain and Treasury yields edged lower on Friday, as remarks from Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell firmed interest rate cut expectations and China announced an economic..
Reuters - Published

Fed chair Powell's remarks, China stimulus help markets look past weak U.S. jobs data

Wall Street advanced on Friday and Treasury yields pared their losses as upbeat remarks from Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell and a Chinese economic stimulus package helped investors shrug off a..
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Trump administration unveils Fannie, Freddie overhaul, urges Congress to act

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while calling on Congress to pen a comprehensive housing..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Treasury calls for recapitalizing Fannie, Freddie in long-awaited overhaul plan

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday said the government should draw up a plan to begin recapitalizing mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while calling on Congress to pen comprehensive housing reform..
Reuters - Published

U.S. Treasury warns anyone fueling Iran tanker risks being blacklisted

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday warned that anyone around the world who helps fuel Iranian vessels blacklisted by Washington runs the risk of being designated as well.
Reuters - Published

Iran's Zarif tweets: U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a 'jail warden'

The U.S. Treasury is nothing more than a "jail warden", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Thursday, a day after Washington imposed fresh sanctions designed to choke off the..
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U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran space agencies

The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's three space agencies on Tuesday, the Treasury Department said, as Washington ramps up pressure over Tehran's nuclear program.
Reuters - Published

U.S. blacklists Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, sanctions captain

The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, and sanctioned its captain.
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on people, firms it says helped North Korea evade sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions on two people and three firms and identified a blocked ship that it says helped North Korea evade sanctions, the Treasury Department said in a statement on..
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U.S. sanctions Lebanon's Jammal Trust Bank for financial ties to Hezbollah

The United States on Thursday sanctioned Lebanon-based Jammal Trust Bank SAL and its subsidiaries for allegedly facilitating the financial activities of Hezbollah, according to the Treasury Department,..
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U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on two networks it says are linked to Iran's government and military organizations, the Treasury Department said on Wednesday.
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on three Chinese accused of fentanyl trafficking

The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges..
Reuters - Published

S&P 500 futures fall after U.S. Treasury calls China currency manipulator

S&P 500 futures dropped 1.2% late on Monday after the U.S. Treasury Department labeled China as a currency manipulator.
Reuters - Published

Explainer - Trump's China tariffs: Paid by U.S. importers, not by China

With U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday of tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese imports, nearly all goods from China will be subject to import taxes, and Trump says they..
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister: Treasury statement

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control said on its website.
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions target food subsidy scam in Venezuela, charges businessman

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on 10 people and 13 groups in a Venezuelan food subsidy scheme the U.S. Treasury said lined the pockets of President Nicolas Maduro, his stepsons and..
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions Maduro stepsons over Venezuela food scam -website

The United States imposed Venezuela-related sanctions on Thursday against 10 individuals, including the stepsons of leader Nicholas Maduro and 13 entities, according to the Treasury Department website.
Reuters - Published

Treasury's Mnuchin says Amazon 'destroyed' U.S. retail sector

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that online giant Amazon.com Inc "destroyed the retail industry across the United States."
Reuters - Published

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit

President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps.
Reuters - Published

U.S. Congress, White House near deal on spending, debt limit: source

U.S. congressional and White House negotiators are close to a deal to extend the Treasury Department's borrowing authority until July 31, 2021 and establish spending caps on a range of federal..
Reuters - Published

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death

The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's military counterintelligence agency, the U.S...
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U.S. sanctions four Venezuelan military officers: U.S. Treasury website

The United States on Friday targeted Venezuela with a new round of sanctions on four Venezuelan military officers, according to a statement on the U.S. Treasury Department website.
Reuters - Published

U.S. Treasury sanctions Hezbollah operative over 1994 Buenos Aires attack

The U.S. Treasury on Friday placed sanctions on a senior Hezbollah operative it said coordinated the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires.
Reuters - Published

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program

The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program.
Reuters - Published

U.S. sanctions five people, seven entities over Iran nuclear program: Treasury

The United States imposed new sanctions on Thursday on five people and seven entities in connection to Iran's nuclear program and non-proliferation matters, the Treasury Department said on its website.
Reuters - Published

U.S. imposes sanctions on four Iraqis over human rights and corruption

The United States imposed sanctions on two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human rights abuses and corruption, the U.S. Treasury Department said on..
Reuters - Published

U.S. retail sales data dents stocks, lifts Treasury yields

A gauge of global equities lost ground on Tuesday and U.S. Treasury yields moved higher as a stronger-than-anticipated report on retail sales raised the possibility the Federal Reserve could adopt a..
Reuters - Published

Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list

The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S...
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Member of Mali affiliate of al Qaeda added to U.S. terrorism list: U.S. Treasury

The United States added a senior member of the al Qaeda affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing him of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the..
Reuters - Published

Facebook vows Libra currency will wait for approval as U.S. airs worries

Facebook Inc said on Monday it would not proceed with the launch of its Libra cryptocurrency until regulatory concerns are addressed, as the U.S. Treasury secretary took the unusual step on of saying..
Reuters - Published

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