Two officials with starkly different views of the job staked claims Monday to be the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in a dramatic showdown over the leadership of the independent watchdog that spilled into a federal courtroom.
Federal Reserve policymakers are expected to end months of speculation Wednesday and raise a key interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade. But for average Americans hoping for noticeably higher returns on their savings or fearing a sharp increase on credit card, auto loan or mortgage rates, the waiting is likely to continue.
The low headline number was well below analyst expectations for 223,000 net new jobs, and down from July’s strong 245,000 figure.
The possibility of a net neutrality bill heats up as Democrats and Republicans clash over negotiations on online traffic prohibitions on Internet service providers.
73 percent of schools in rural districts do not have any schools that meet FCC guidelines for high-speed Internet access, but FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has a plan to change that shocking statistic.