Financial industry regulation

FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file photo specialist Peter Mazza, left, and trader Jonathan Corpina, center, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 17, 2019 - 2:27 pm
Major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses Wednesday afternoon as a sharp slide in health care companies outweighed gains elsewhere in the market. Anthem, Cigna and UnitedHealth Group were among the biggest decliners in the health care sector for the second straight day...
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April 16, 2019 - 2:56 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli court ordered the deportation of Human Rights Watch's local director on Tuesday and ordered him to leave the country within two weeks. The Jerusalem District Court rejected an appeal by Omar Shakir to remain in the country, citing his ongoing support of boycotts of...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, United Healthcare correspondence is seen in North Andover, Mass. UnitedHealth Group is reporting strong first-quarter driven by its main insurance business, as well as its pharmacy benefits division. The Minnetonka, Minn., company on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 reported net income of $3.47 billion, or $3.56 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, were $3.73 per share, topping Wall Street estimates by 13 cents, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
April 16, 2019 - 12:27 pm
UnitedHealth Group beat first-quarter expectations and hiked its 2019 forecast, but shares of the nation's largest health insurer continued their slump as investors worry about growing Congressional scrutiny of how the company and its competitors do business. Shares of health insurers and pharmacy...
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FILE - In this June 15, 2018 file photo, United Healthcare correspondence is seen in North Andover, Mass. UnitedHealth Group is reporting strong first-quarter driven by its main insurance business, as well as its pharmacy benefits division. The Minnetonka, Minn., company on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 reported net income of $3.47 billion, or $3.56 per share. Earnings, adjusted for amortization costs, were $3.73 per share, topping Wall Street estimates by 13 cents, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
April 16, 2019 - 7:46 am
UnitedHealth Group beat first-quarter expectations and raised its 2019 forecast, as the nation's largest insurer increased Medicare coverage and received another boost from its growing business outside health insurance. The performance softened, at least temporarily, an unusual stock price slump so...
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Morgan Stanley chairman and CEO James Gorman, from left, Bank of America chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan, State Street Corporation president and CEO Ronald O'Hanley, Bank of New York Mellon chairman and CEO Charles Scharf and Goldman Sachs chairman and CEO David Solomon are sworn in before testifying before the House Financial Services Commitee during a hearing, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 10, 2019 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The heads of seven of the largest banks in the U.S. fielded sometimes contentious questions from a House committee on Wednesday, some dealing with current risks to the financial system and other focused on more politically-charged topics. The appearance by the chief executives of...
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In this July 1, 2016 photo, Bob McDevitt, left, president of Local 54 of the Unite Here casino workers union, speaks to reporters outside the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City N.J. hours after the union went on strike against the casino, which was owned by billionaire investor Carl Icahn. On Wednesday, April 10, 2019, McDevitt's union called on casino regulators in New Jersey, Nevada and Ohio to protect casino workers from hedge fund or private equity firms that own casinos if they seek to quickly extract profits from the properties while hurting workers. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
April 10, 2019 - 2:12 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The nation's largest casino workers union is asking gambling regulators to protect employees from neglect by hedge funds or private equity firms seeking short-term returns from casino ownership. Unite Here approached gambling regulators in three states Wednesday, asking...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 10, 2019 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont unveiled a new version of his "Medicare for All" plan on Wednesday, shaking up the 2020 presidential race by reopening the debate over his call to eliminate private health insurance. "It is not a radical idea to say that in the United States, every...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2012, file photo Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The heads of some of the U.S.’ largest banks including Dimon will appear in front of Congress on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, for a hearing. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 10, 2019 - 11:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The heads of some of the largest banks in the U.S. appeared in front of Congress on Wednesday in the largest gathering of heads of the banking industry in Washington since the financial crisis. The chief executives of JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs, along with the CEOs of five...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2012, file photo Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. The heads of some of the U.S.’ largest banks including Dimon will appear in front of Congress on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, for a hearing. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
April 10, 2019 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The heads of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing in front of Congress Wednesday, for the most significant hearing on the banking industry since Democrats took control of the House. In their prepared testimony, the chief executives of JPMorgan Chase and Goldman Sachs...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers in Las Vegas. Sanders is set to unveil a new version of his “Medicare for All” plan, shaking up the 2020 presidential campaign by reopening the debate over his call to eliminate private health insurance. 1(AP Photo/John Locher)
April 10, 2019 - 8:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont will unveil a new version of his "Medicare for All" plan on Wednesday, shaking up the 2020 presidential election by reopening the debate over his call to eliminate private health insurance. Four of Sanders' fellow senators and rivals for the...
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