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Trump Metal Tariffs Will Raise Vehicle Prices, Automakers Say

Trump Metal Tariffs Will Raise Vehicle Prices, Automakers Say

The Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from the European Union, Canada and Mexico will make cars more expensive, threaten jobs and slow the adoption of technologies that
Trump's Tariffs Anger U.S. Manufacturers, Business Groups

Trump's Tariffs Anger U.S. Manufacturers, Business Groups

Manufacturers and business groups slammed President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada and Mexico.
Trump May Pardon Martha Stewart, Commute Blagojevich Sentence

Trump May Pardon Martha Stewart, Commute Blagojevich Sentence

Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc., center, arrives at State Supreme court in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Italy’s Populists Surge to Power in Challenge to Europe

Italy’s Populists Surge to Power in Challenge to Europe

Italy’s populist Five Star Movement and League parties prepared to sweep to power with a program for fiscal expansion that poses a challenge to European rules.
U.S. Allies Hit Back as Trump Revokes Steel Tariff Reprieve

U.S. Allies Hit Back as Trump Revokes Steel Tariff Reprieve

America’s closest allies plan to slap billions of dollars in tit-for-tat tariffs on U.S. goods after the Trump administration announced it’s imposing steel and aluminum duties on them.
EPA Said to Seek End of California's Authority Over Car Rule

EPA Said to Seek End of California's Authority Over Car Rule

Regulators have sent proposals to roll back automobile efficiency standards to the White House for review.
Modi Government to Review Air India Deal After Sale Plan Flops

Modi Government to Review Air India Deal After Sale Plan Flops

Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s offer to sell flag carrier Air India attracted zero interest from investors.
What a Trump-Kim Deal May Look Like, From Good to Bad to Worse

What a Trump-Kim Deal May Look Like, From Good to Bad to Worse

The on-again, off-again summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un now appears increasingly likely to take place - but it’s not yet clear what kind of agreement, if
Mexican Businesses Can Pitch Employees on Candidates, Agency Says

Mexican Businesses Can Pitch Employees on Candidates, Agency Says

Mexican businesspeople aren’t breaking any laws when they ask their employees to not vote for a certain candidate, according to Lorenzo Cordova, head of Mexico’s electoral regulator.
Kim Kardashian Visits Trump White House to Advocate for Prisoner

Kim Kardashian Visits Trump White House to Advocate for Prisoner

Reality television personality Kim Kardashian visited the White House on Wednesday to discuss her campaign to help a 63-year-old woman serving a life sentence without parole for a drug offense.
Giuliani Says Mueller Must Wrap by Sept. 1 to Avoid Influencing Election Like Comey

Giuliani Says Mueller Must Wrap by Sept. 1 to Avoid Influencing Election Like Comey

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should complete his investigation by September to avoid influencing midterm congressional elections.
Federal Workers Sue Trump Over Order Capping Union Time

Federal Workers Sue Trump Over Order Capping Union Time

Government workers are taking President Donald Trump to court over an executive order limiting the amount of time public employees can spend on union activities.
EU Braces for Trump Broadside as Deadline for Steel Tariff Looms

EU Braces for Trump Broadside as Deadline for Steel Tariff Looms

The European Union is bracing for a trade offensive from President Donald Trump, amid a report the U.S. is poised to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum from the bloc.
Merkel Makes Big Sell for Euro as ‘Best Guarantee’ for Peace

Merkel Makes Big Sell for Euro as ‘Best Guarantee’ for Peace

Angela Merkel made a broad plea to hold the euro area together, calling the common currency Europe’s “best guarantee” to preserve the peace it’s held since World War II.
Mexico Candidate Anaya Adviser on Economy, Election

Mexico Candidate Anaya Adviser on Economy, Election

Salomon Chertorivski, Mexican presidential candidate Ricardo Anaya's top economic adviser, discusses the country's economy, relations with the U.S., and July's election with Bloomberg's Mike McKee.
Trump Awaits Top North Korean Official Carrying Letter From Kim

Trump Awaits Top North Korean Official Carrying Letter From Kim

U.S.-North Korean talks over a possible summit in Singapore shift to the White House on Friday, where President Donald Trump will host a top aide to Kim Jong Un one day after Secretary of State Mike
Big Four Spending Splurge Pushes Kenya to Bet on Tax Increases

Big Four Spending Splurge Pushes Kenya to Bet on Tax Increases

Kenya’s government is betting that a raft of proposed tax increases somehow won’t scare off investors in East Africa’s biggest economy.
Out of Public Eye for Weeks, Melania Trump Tweets She’s ‘Feeling Great’

Out of Public Eye for Weeks, Melania Trump Tweets She’s ‘Feeling Great’

Melania Trump is trying to tamp down speculation about why she's not been seen in public in nearly three weeks.
U.S. Treasury Advisers, Brookings Meet on Debt Strategy Models

U.S. Treasury Advisers, Brookings Meet on Debt Strategy Models

The U.S. Treasury’s external advisory team on structuring debt issuance is meeting privately with academics in Washington to discuss a plan to write a paper explaining the model its recommendations
Fed to Start Rolling Back Volcker Rule

Fed to Start Rolling Back Volcker Rule

Bloomberg's Jesse Westbrook reports on the rollback of the Volcker Rule and how the new rules will impact banks. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)