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U.S. Labor Department delays final part of fiduciary rule

The U.S. Department of Labor issued an 18-month-delay on Monday for key parts of its retirement rule, including one that would require brokers to ask clients if they feel that accounts that charge commissions are in their best interests.

Near miss on 401(k) tax grab marks a new low for U.S. retirement policy

U.S. Republican lawmakers came close to staging a damaging raid on retirement savers this week to pay for a massive tax cut for corporations and the wealthy. Their recklessness brings to mind that old saying - "This is no way to run a railroad." But in this case, using that expression would be grossly unfair to incompetent railroad managers.

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Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

WASHINGTON Top U.S. Republicans said on Sunday they expected Congress to pass a tax code overhaul this week, with a Senate vote as early as Tuesday and President Donald Trump aiming to sign the bill by week's end. | Video