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GOP lawmakers accuse Federal Reserve chief of political bias

...especially because like her predecessors, Yellen meets weekly with the Treasury secretary.Yellen said she does not discuss interest rate policies in her weekly meetings with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew. Rather, they often focus on issues they will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-25/gop-lawmakers-accuse-feder
Health care Web site sends out wrong tax information

...subsidies in 2014.An estimated 50,000 people who have already filed their taxes will receive special instructions from the Treasury Department, he said. All corrected forms should be available by early March.Slavitt said the error involved a "benchmark...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-02-21/health-care-web-site-sends-out-wron
Stocks up on earnings reports, Greece news

...1.52, or 4.2 percent, to $37.52.U.S. government bond prices were little changed. The yield on the benchmark Treasury note was flat at 1.98 percent.The dollar strengthened to 119.43 yen from 118.58 yen Monday. The euro declined to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-10/stocks-earnings-reports-gr
RadioShack files for bankruptcy protection, to sell stores

...business.RadioShack worked hard on its turnaround efforts, hiring Walgreen Co. executive Joe Magnacca as its CEO and former Treasury Department adviser Harry J. Wilson as chief revitalization officer. It also developed relationships with popular brands like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-05/radioshack-files-bankruptc
State program helps homeowners avoid foreclosure

...in the Augusta area, Chubb said. The state has until the end of 2017 to use the allocation from the U.S. Department of Treasury's Hardest Hit Fund, a program that provides funds to the states hit hardest by the national housing crisis that began in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2015-02-12/state-program-help
Nation sees increase in jobs, pay in January

...Treasurys, sending yields up, a sign that many think a Fed rate increase might be more imminent. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.94 percent from 1.81 percent before the jobs report was released.The unemployment rate rose last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-06/nation-sees-increase-jobs-
US Treasury still approving 'excessive' pay raises for top executives at GM, Ally Financial, report says

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Treasury Department continued to approve...oversees the $475 billion bailout said Treasury approved cash salaries exceeding...Motors Corp. and Ally Financial Inc. Treasury allowed total pay packages of at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-24/us-treasury-still-approvin
US stocks fall on dismal retail report and a slow growth outlook; Investors flee to bonds

...S. government bonds. The yield on the 30-year U.S. Treasury fell to its lowest on record."We haven't seen volatility...the World Bank's downgrade.Investors buying up 10-year Treasury notes sent its yield, a benchmark for home loans and corporate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-14/us-stocks-fall-dismal-reta
Business news

...services, helping ease congested networks.The auction, which ended Thursday, will raise $41.3 billion for the U.S. Treasury and various federal programs. AT&T Inc. bid $18.2 billion and Verizon Wireless $10.4 billion. T-Mobile US Inc...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-30/business-news
MetLife to challenge 'too-big-to-fail' tag

...York company is one of only four non-bank corporations on the list and received the designation in December. At that time Treasury Secretary Jacob said that the council had spent a year and a half conducting an "extensive and in-depth analysis" that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-13/metlife-challenge-too-big-