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  1. Advisers need to bone up on DOL fiduciaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | InvestmentNews

    Independent financial advisers need to get up to speed on the DOL fiduciary rule, as well as other regulations that could affect them, said Skip Schweiss, managing director adviser advocacy and industry affairs for TD Ameritrade Institutional . For those who recommend individual retirement accounts and advise on rollovers, the compliance burden and risk of being sued for not operating in a client's "best interest," expands greatly under the proposed DOL fiduciary rule, Mr. Schweiss said in an interview Thursday at the firm's national adviser conference in Orlando.

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  2. Treasury Department Tries Its Own QE/Operation TwistRead the original story

    Thursday | The Big Picture

    It is usually several months later in the year that I begin my annual lament over the state of the U.S. federal budget. Not so much the deficit - which is too high, but manageable - but rather the foolhardy method we have for funding it.

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  3. IRS warns of top 3 tax scams for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WXYZ

    ... Lemmink got the call last year, and almost fell for it. "He gave me a name and stated that he was from the US Treasury, and said I owed money," Lemmink said. Jenkins says the one thing you need to know is that "the IRS would not be threatening ...

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  4. Obama Visits Hamas-Linked MosqueRead the original story

    Thursday | Middle East Newsline

    WASHINGTON [MENL] -- President Barack Obama has visited a U.S. mosque linked to Hamas. On Feb. 3, Obama visited the Islamic Society of Baltimore, whose former imam was linked to financing to Hamas in the Gaza Strip and Taliban in Afghanistan.

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  5. Dirty money, dirty sales High-end cash buys drawmore government scrutinyRead the original story

    Thursday | The Times-Tribune

    Home ownership always has been a component of the American dream, but being able to pay cash for a house is more in the realm of fantasy. That is, unless you're a foreign drug lord or human trafficker sitting on piles of dirty cash that you need to launder.

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  6. Taking on student debt in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Marshall Independent

    Chelsey Jo Herrig is looking forward to her future as a teacher, but she's approaching that future with trepidation. It's not that Herrig is scared of facing a group of young students every day - she's scared about the mountain of student debt she'll be looking at.

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  7. Second U.S. Solar owner pleads guilty to fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Kansas City Nursing News

    A second owner of a solar energy installation company in St. Joseph pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to his role in a fraud scheme that totaled nearly $1.4 million. Trevor Dryden, 36, of St. Joseph, waived his right to a grand jury and pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips to one count of participating in a conspiracy to fraudulently obtain state and federal solar rebates and four counts of making false statements related to state and federal solar rebate programs.

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  8. Phoenixville Police: 'Dozens' Of Phone Scam Reports LocallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Patch.com

    The caller claims to be with the IRS or the Treasury Department, demanding payment on a past due balance, and threatening arrest if payment is not received. A second type of scam circulating is a pop-up on your computer screen stating "Tech Support is needed," and lists a phone number.

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  9. Market MoverA Financial Prescription for the GlobeRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    Developments in the United Kingdom and Italy may ease some bon and stock market pressures, but on the eve of an emergency G-7 Finance Ministers' meeting Friday, I will provide them with a list from my money prescription pad, which, like my kids, they will likely ignore. First, how we got here, or rather the last few days of how we got here.

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  10. On Native GroundIT'S Time for a New CapitalismRead the original story

    Wednesday | American Reporter

    As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are. They want change.

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  11. No, It's Not The IRS CallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | My Verona NJ

    We are heading into tax season in Verona, but the headaches are more than the usual computational errors this year. Several residents are reporting that they have been called by people claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service who demand immediate payment for a tax obligation.

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  12. Erik Visits an American Grave, Part 14Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    The Gilded Age capitalist's Gilded Age capitalist, J.P. Morgan was born to a wealthy Hartford family in 1837. He became a banker in London in 1857.

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  13. Fed Payment Division Leader to Retire After 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | American Banker

    Roseman has been director of the Fed's division of reserve bank operations and payment systems for the past 17 years, according to a Wednesday news release. She has worked at the Fed since 1985, when she joined the payment systems division as a program leader.

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  14. Terrorist financing in plain sight?aRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | World Magazine

    Trade-based money laundering is an expanding method of financing terrorism, and the United States government is not doing enough to stop it, experts warned Congress on Wednesday. The remarks came during a hearing in the House Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, a sub-panel of the Financial Services Committee.

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  15. Capitol Report: U.S. food chain safety to be scrutinized after ChemChina-Syngenta dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MarketWatch

    U.S. officials are likely to give the proposed takeover of Syngenta by China National Chemical Corp. scrutiny over food-security concerns, experts said Wednesday, after the Swiss seed and pesticide company said it agreed to a takeover offer from the Chinese government-owned firm. has U.S. research and production facilities including in Greensboro, N.C., and the deal is likely to be looked at by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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  16. ChemChina Seen Facing U.S. Security Hurdle to Win SyngentaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Washington Post

    For the Chinese chemical giant planning to absorb a Swiss seed and pesticide company, the toughest scrutiny may come from American officials. A U.S. national security watchdog is likely to look closely at China National Chemical Corp.'s takeover bid of Syngenta AG on two fronts -- whether such a deal would compromise American food security and whether the combined company's locations would be too close to U.S. military bases, said several lawyers who deal with security reviews for such cross-border transactions.

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  17. Treasury tracking secret high cost home buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Examiner.com

    Concerned about illicit money flowing into luxury real estate, the Treasury Department said Wednesday that it would begin identifying and tracking secret buyers of high-end properties. Beware all secret high-end home buyers who think you can hide from the United States Federal Government by paying with cash.

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  18. Integrated Health Reimbursement Accounts, Coordination with Family...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | JD Supra

    Issued at the end of last year, Notice 2015-87 provided detailed guidance on a host of topics. The notice has been referred to colloquially in some quarters as the "pot luck" notice.

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  19. Capitol Report: Treasury says it told Congress about debt-ceiling planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | MarketWatch

    A senior Treasury Department official on Wednesday said the administration had never hid the fact from Congress that the administration had considered "a wide range of options" if lawmakers failed to raise the debt ceiling. A report issued this week by the House Financial Services panel found that Treasury "had not been forthright" about the administration's capabilities and plans in the event the debt ceiling was hit.

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  20. Federal Debt Just Exceeded $19 Trillion: $58,000 for Each Person in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Cybercast News Service

    On Monday the U.S. national debt hit a new record: $19,012,827,698,418 . This is the first time the national debt has ever exceeded $19 trillion.

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