Tax cheats armed with stolen identification numbers are costing billions of dollars a year.
On The Money
Here come the jobs numbers: The November jobs report could show that employers added 200,000 jobs last month, although there is a broad range of predictions floating around.
Many economists are expecting the figure to come in somewhere between 175,000 and 200,000, while there is some chatter that the figure could do even better than that and reflect a much stronger labor market.
An accountants group is asking the Senate’s top tax writer to reconsider plans to change accounting rules for certain businesses.
“Hopefully, it could be part of the budget, but it doesn't have to be,” she said.
The SEC is the only agency that will consider the matter privately.
CFPB Director Richard Cordray defended the effort on Thursday and promised that the bureau would be “vigilant“ in enforcing the “back to basics” regulations for mortgage lenders and servicers.
A bipartisan pair of senators told Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Thursday that it was too soon to take a “victory lap” on ending “too big to fail.”
Rep. Frank Lucas said it's not yet time for Congress to move to a stopgap extension.
Pelosi said Dems won't back a budget deal without a reauthorization of unemployment benefits.
A top housing regulator is facing a lawsuit over its refusal to allow cities to pursue a controversial idea to relieve struggling homeowners.