U.S. Policy

Economists at Stanford, University of Southern California, Columbia and Northwestern found that because of rising interest rates hurting the value of certain assets such as bonds, U.S. banks hold $2 trillion less in assets than they appear to have on paper.

American officials have options for targeted financial moves in response to any military support.

An estimated 18 million middle-income baby boomers will not have enough to pay for care for moderate to severe needs, according to one analysis.

The crisis is only going to further concentrate the power of big banks in the United States, the opposite of what many believe is in the country's best interest.

Fifteen years after a financial meltdown sent the country into a recession, policymakers had vast power to probe a failing firm — yet missed signs of a crisis.

Treasury Secretary Janet L. Yellen, meanwhile, defended Washington’s response to Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse last week.

The Chinese state turned against Dr. Jiang when he called for accountability over the 1989 crackdowns in Tiananmen Square.

The world saw one failing bank. Biden aides saw a great unraveling.

Washington’s banking rescue weathered a rocky start on Wall Street Monday, as the government‘s response to the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank failed to quell doubts about the health of some mid-sized banks.

Question and answers about the federal government’s plan to stop bank runs

Officials at the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation discussed the idea to backstop all deposits this weekend, the people said, with only hours to go before financial markets opened in Asia.

Government help for large depositors could ignite a political firestorm — but failing to act could crush some tech start-ups.

Google had sought to move the litigation over its advertising business to New York, where related cases pending against the company have been consolidated.

The second-largest bank failure in U.S. history was sudden, spooking investors and depositors and raising questions about what might happen next.

The House Freedom Caucus insisted on steeper spending cuts than some GOP lawmakers had been considering as the fight over the debt ceiling intensifies.

The White House is aiming for a contrast with Republicans ahead of a standoff over spending and the national debt.

The White House released its 182-page budget on Thursday. Here's what it would do.

The breach occurred at a D.C. health insurance marketplace, but it did not appear that lawmakers were specifically targeted, House administrators said.

The proposal, known as “debt prioritization," comes as the two parties remain at distant odds over how to resolve their fight over the debt ceiling.

A new bill in the House would make the four-day workweek a national reality. The Post spoke with Rep. Takano about why it's the right time to rethink the workweek.

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