Fed policymakers call for fiscal support to save U.S. economy

(Reuters) – The U.S. economy, battered by a resurgence in the spread of COVID-19, needs increased government spending to tide over households and businesses and broader use of masks to better control the virus, U.S. central bankers said on Monday.

Attorney General Barr faces House scrutiny on handling of protests, cases involving Trump allies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr faces tough questioning on Tuesday by a Democratic-controlled House of Representative committee whose members believe he abused his power to bolster President Donald Trump’s allies and silence his political enemies. The hearing

U.S. Republicans offer coronavirus aid plan, face bipartisan opposition

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday announced a $1 trillion coronavirus aid package hammered out with the White House, paving the way for negotiations with Democrats on a plan to help Americans as expanded unemployment benefits for millions

TREASURIES-Yields bounce back after strong demand for notes at auction

(Recasts based on auction results, updates with market activity, gold prices, TIPS, graphics) By Ross Kerber July 27 (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury yields rose back after declines on Monday as investors showed continued demand for notes at auction and prepared