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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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Exclusive: Trump vows to campaign intensively for Republicans, may avoid primaries

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he plans to devote much of his time this year to helping Republicans maintain control of the U.S. Congress, but suggested he may stay out of divisive intra-party primary fights.