The oil industry is gearing up for a postelection lobbying push to loosen the four-decade U.S. ban on exports of crude oil, saying that relaxing the prohibition would create jobs and stimulate the economy.
Senator Rand Paul is an independent-minded thinker in the U.S. Senate, even challenging the conventional policy approaches of his own party on issues ranging from Iraq to drug sentencing. This month, Senator Paul sat down in the debut series of the Alpha Pages Interview to discuss the broken tax code, regulation surrounding Bitcoin, and his plans for the 2016 Presidential election.
Most developing-nation currencies declined as Poland said the risk of Russia invading Ukraine has increased in the “last dozen hours or so” after President Vladimir Putin raised the number of troops on his country’s western border.
U.S. House of Representatives passed a $21.3 billion bill in a 228 to 195 vote to reduce funding for Wall Street oversight and to revamp new agencies dedicated to policing fraud against consumers and to keep risks under reins, Reuters reported. The Democrat-controlled Senate is not expected to approve the bill as it is now.