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Banks Planning Brexit Move May Get More Time to Build EU Units

Banks Planning Brexit Move May Get More Time to Build EU Units

Banks planning to set up units in the euro area for life after Brexit got some welcoming words from their future supervisor.
U.K. Supreme Court Considers Government Spying for First Time

U.K. Supreme Court Considers Government Spying for First Time

The U.K. Supreme Court will hear arguments about U.K. government hacking for the first time, as a public-interest group seeks to challenge a decision permitting the government to collect large amounts
Specter of Qaddafi Haunts North Korea Talks

Specter of Qaddafi Haunts North Korea Talks

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Traders (Secretly) Love the Most Offensive Candidate in Brazil

Traders (Secretly) Love the Most Offensive Candidate in Brazil

The laughter and the applause could be heard all the way down the hall, where the press had been instructed to stay. Loud, spontaneous outbursts of glee that came in waves -- one after another -- over
Britain's Hiring Problems Are Widening as EU Workers Stay Away

Britain's Hiring Problems Are Widening as EU Workers Stay Away

The Bank of England cited the loss of European Union workers as it warned that British companies are facing a mounting labor shortage.
Merkel Pushes Euro Reform Saying ECB Policy Won't Be Forever

Merkel Pushes Euro Reform Saying ECB Policy Won't Be Forever

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said governments must step up efforts to integrate the euro area because the European Central Bank’s expansive monetary policy won’t last forever.
Now Volvo Says It Will Ditch Diesel in Europe

Now Volvo Says It Will Ditch Diesel in Europe

Diesel’s demise in Europe, the main market for the engine type, is accelerating with Volvo Cars saying it won’t be offered for the upcoming S60 sedan as the shift to electrified cars takes shape.
Italy Bonds Roiled as Populists Debate $300 Billion Write-Down

Italy Bonds Roiled as Populists Debate $300 Billion Write-Down

Italian bonds slumped as populist parties struggling to form a government discussed a potential government debt write-down worth billions of euros.
The Kochs Helped Slash State Taxes. Now Teachers Are in the Streets

The Kochs Helped Slash State Taxes. Now Teachers Are in the Streets

The wave of strikes in the past three months is just the latest sign that Tea Party-style austerity is losing favor.
Mulvaney's CFPB Rebranding Influenced by Democrat, Emails Reveal

Mulvaney's CFPB Rebranding Influenced by Democrat, Emails Reveal

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has accused Mick Mulvaney of waging war on consumers by transforming an aggressive financial regulator into an industry lapdog.
Pennsylvania’s Voters Break Up All-Male Congressional Delegation

Pennsylvania’s Voters Break Up All-Male Congressional Delegation

The days of Pennsylvania’s all-male congressional delegation have come to an end.
Blue State AGs Fight for Their Jobs While Fending Off Trump

Blue State AGs Fight for Their Jobs While Fending Off Trump

Democratic attorneys general spent the past 16 months suing the current administration at a record pace, often thwarting President Donald Trump’s most ambitious policy maneuvers with lawsuits
Senate Intelligence Panel Agrees on Russia Interference Before Unity Put to Test

Senate Intelligence Panel Agrees on Russia Interference Before Unity Put to Test

Unlike just about everyone else on Capitol Hill, the Republican and the Democrat who head the Senate Intelligence Committee have made a determined show of bipartisanship in their Russia probe. Soon
Merkel Says U.S.-European Ties Remain Paramount to Global Order

Merkel Says U.S.-European Ties Remain Paramount to Global Order

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe’s relationship with the U.S. remains fundamental to global security despite mounting differences with President Donald Trump’s administration.
Brexit Bulletin: Calling Time on the Fighting

Brexit Bulletin: Calling Time on the Fighting

Today in Brexit: Theresa May will set out a detailed plan on what she wants from the future relationship next month, in time for a key EU summit.
Novartis General Counsel to Step Down After Cohen Payments

Novartis General Counsel to Step Down After Cohen Payments

Novartis AG’s top lawyer became the first executive to take the fall for the controversial $1.2 million in payments he helped arrange to Donald Trump’s attorney, as the drugmaker tries to contain the
Not Every Investor Is Buying Into the Cult of Emmanuel Macron

Not Every Investor Is Buying Into the Cult of Emmanuel Macron

As anti-establishment parties gain ground across Europe, French President Emmanuel Macron is seen by many investors as a beacon of hope in the region.
Malaysia Premier Says 1MDB Fund Wrongdoing Larger Than Thought

Malaysia Premier Says 1MDB Fund Wrongdoing Larger Than Thought

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said more wrongdoing occurred at state fund 1MDB than was publicly known, as he accelerates efforts to reopen a probe into the scandal-plagued company and the
Canada Backstops Kinder Morgan for Trans Mountain Delays

Canada Backstops Kinder Morgan for Trans Mountain Delays

Justin Trudeau’s government is prepared to reimburse Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. for any financial losses incurred by “politically motivated” delays in its proposed pipeline expansion to the Pacific
Italy Populists Say Government Talks Entering Final Stretch

Italy Populists Say Government Talks Entering Final Stretch

The leader of the anti-migrant League Matteo Salvini said talks with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement on a populist government for Italy have entered their final lap.