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White House taps Raskin for No. 2 Treasury job

President Barack Obama is nominating Sarah Bloom Raskin, a member of the Federal Reserve board, to the second-highest position at the Treasury Department. Full story

Fed funds rate range unchanged

   CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the latest from the Fed, which said it will continue to buy agency mortgage-backed securities at rate of $40 billion per month and longer-term Treasurys at a rate of $45 billion per month. The Fed sees downside risks to e...

Text of the Federal Reserve's statement Wednesday

The statement the Federal Reserve released Wednesday after its two-day policy meeting: Full story

Futures Now: Treasurys

   A look at Treasurys, with CNBC's Josh Lipton, Rich Ilczyszyn at the CME and Anthony Grisanti at the NYMEX.

Rates mixed at weekly US Treasury auction

Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were mixed in Monday's auction with rates on six-month bills unchanged while rates on three-month bills dropped to the lowest point since early 2012. Full story

Bernanke defends Fed's accommodative policy

   Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke answers questions from House committee members Rep. Wm. Lacy Clay (D-MO); Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL); and Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) about jobs, whether Treasurys are flooding the market and impact of keeping intere...

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  How high can yields rise?

Treasury yields have risen more than 50 percent in the last 3 months. Jeff Rosenberg, Blackrock, shares where he sees rates going.

  Who Will Succeed Bernanke?

With Ben Bernanke leaving the Fed, position of chairman is open. The Wall Street Journal has reported former Treasury secretary Larry Summers could land the position. Ed Luce, Financial Times, feels Summers would be an excellent choice for the job, but...

  AIG & GE Capital Subject to Dodd-Frank Supervision

The Treasury has named systemically significant non-bank financial institutions under Dodd-Frank. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details.

  Hedge Fund Sues Treasury

Perry Capital is filing suit over Fannie and Freddie in an effort to stop the Treasury from enforcing the "Third Amendment," reports CNBC's David Faber.

  Faber Report: Perry Capital Sues Treasury Dept.

CNBC's David Faber reports Perry Capital wants to stop the Treasury from enforcing the "Third Amendment" or the way the department deals with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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