Factbox: Yellen to negotiate multilateral tax deals, study SALT deduction

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury nominee Janet Yellen underscored on Thursday the Biden administration’s intent to remake tax and trade policy after making domestic investments on workers and infrastructure in written answers to senators’ questions. The Senate Finance Committee plans

Democrat Wyden wants Thursday vote on Yellen as U.S. Treasury secretary

Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing to examine the expected nomination of Janet Yellen to be Secretary of the Treasury on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERSWASHINGTON (Reuters)

Bets on for Macau's Sands China after U.S. billionaire Adelson's death

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Sands China Ltd’s adjustment to life after the death of billionaire founder Sheldon Adelson, coming a year before the firm’s gaming licence expires, could open up opportunities for Chinese investors to acquire a stake, industry executives

Analysis: Thin Democratic control of Senate offers Biden chance for steps on climate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic control of the Senate offers President-elect Joe Biden an opportunity to advance parts of his climate agenda, but the paper-thin majority likely puts sweeping global warming legislation beyond reach.FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and

Fed extends Main Street loan program as last-minute applications surge

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) questions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin during a hearing on “Examination of Loans to Businesses Critical to Maintaining National Security” before the Congressional Oversight Commission at Dirksen Senate Office Building, in Washington, U.S., December

U.S. SEC says Trump has designated Roisman acting chairman

FILE PHOTO: Commissioner Elad Roisman participates in a U.S Securities and Exchange Commission open meeting to propose changing its decades-old definition of an “accredited investor” in order to allow more Americans to buy shares in private companies, in Washington, U.S.,