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Financial Regulation 2017 Headlines

Top U.S. regulators confident watchdogs can ease Volcker Rule

Two top U.S. financial regulators told a Reuters Summit on Tuesday they were confident that watchdogs would reach an agreement to significantly reduce the burden of the so-called Volcker Rule banning banks from speculating with their own money.

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Trump administration weighs tighter vetting for women, children refugees: sources

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration is considering tightening the vetting process for women and children seeking to enter the United States as refugees, a proposal that if adopted would bring security checks closer to those for adult men, three sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters.