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Iran Oil Exports Face Insurance Snag No Matter What Europe Wants

Iran Oil Exports Face Insurance Snag No Matter What Europe Wants

If European powers are to succeed in holding together a nuclear deal with Iran that the U.S. abandoned a week ago, then one issue they’ll need to consider is the insurance of oil tankers hauling the
Erdogan's Economic Plan? More Erdogan: Balance of Power

Erdogan's Economic Plan? More Erdogan: Balance of Power

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The Doctors Who Hate Insurance So Much They Go Without It

The Doctors Who Hate Insurance So Much They Go Without It

As an E.R. doctor in New Orleans, Brian Falkner attends to the kind of gruesome medical cases that would seem to underscore the importance of health insurance.
Dreamers Face Crucial Test as Trump Urges Court to Undo Policy

Dreamers Face Crucial Test as Trump Urges Court to Undo Policy

The future of kids brought into the U.S. by their undocumented parents faces a crucial test in a federal appeals court in California.
Apple CEO Says He Told Trump Tariffs Are Wrong Approach to China

Apple CEO Says He Told Trump Tariffs Are Wrong Approach to China

Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said he criticized Donald Trump’s approach to trade with China in a recent White House meeting, while urging the president to address the legal status of
U.K. Workers Get Real Pay Increase as Labor Market Tightens

U.K. Workers Get Real Pay Increase as Labor Market Tightens

Britons got their first real pay increase in more than a year in the first quarter as wage growth overtook the rate of inflation.
It’s a Great Time to Be a Wealthy Heir After Trump Tax Overhaul

It’s a Great Time to Be a Wealthy Heir After Trump Tax Overhaul

New law doubles the estate-tax exemption to $22 million a couple, spurring interest in dynasty trusts.
U.S. Business Groups Bash Trump’s China Tariffs Plan

U.S. Business Groups Bash Trump’s China Tariffs Plan

U.S. companies and business groups are lining up to oppose the Trump administration’s plan to slap tariffs on Chinese imports.
Brazil's Pro-Business Candidate Won't Win Alone, Protege Says

Brazil's Pro-Business Candidate Won't Win Alone, Protege Says

The most promising of the market-friendly candidates in Brazil’s presidential race won’t win without the support of a wider coalition of centrist parties, his protege said.
Contentious Farm Bill Sparks Bipartisan Demands for Revisions

Contentious Farm Bill Sparks Bipartisan Demands for Revisions

Farm legislation usually has enough incentives to satisfy everyone across the partisan divide in Congress. Not this year.
Volcker Rule Rewrite to Drop Trading Burden on Banks, Sources Say

Volcker Rule Rewrite to Drop Trading Burden on Banks, Sources Say

Wall Street is poised to get a big reprieve from the Volcker Rule, as U.S. agencies prepare to scrap a restrictive presumption that most short-term trades violate the post-crisis regulation, three
Bharara Weighs Independent Bid for New York Attorney General

Bharara Weighs Independent Bid for New York Attorney General

His name was floated almost instantly after Eric Schneiderman quit.
Pennsylvania Voters May Hold Key to Democrats’ Hopes in November

Pennsylvania Voters May Hold Key to Democrats’ Hopes in November

If November delivers the wave election that Democrats hope will give them control of the U.S. House, it’s almost certain to wash through Pennsylvania.
Lira Falls to New Record as Erdogan Plan Spooks Investors

Lira Falls to New Record as Erdogan Plan Spooks Investors

The Turkish lira and bonds plunged to a new record and credit risk surged after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he plans to take more responsibility for monetary policy if he wins an election next
Brexit Bulletin: Intensive Engagement Needed

Brexit Bulletin: Intensive Engagement Needed

Today in Brexit: Michel Barnier and team bemoan a lack of progress, while Theresa May chooses to pick her battles.
Soros's NGO Decamps for Berlin After Hungarian Crackdown

Soros's NGO Decamps for Berlin After Hungarian Crackdown

George Soros’s Open Society Foundations, one of the world’s biggest funders of non-governmental organizations, will leave Budapest in response to a crackdown by Hungary’s government.
The Latest: Israeli Military Sends Aid to Gaza

The Latest: Israeli Military Sends Aid to Gaza

Jerusalem (AP) -- The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):
What Analysts Say About Erdogan's Plan to Tighten Grip on Policy

What Analysts Say About Erdogan's Plan to Tighten Grip on Policy

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s intention to tighten his grip on the economy and take more responsibility for monetary policy if he wins an election next month has fueled concern about the
Erdogan on Parliamentary Elections, Iran, Geopolitics

Erdogan on Parliamentary Elections, Iran, Geopolitics

Turkey's President Says fresh U.S. Sanctions on Iran are not good for stability or peace in the region. Recep Tayyip Erdogan spoke exclusively to Bloomberg's Guy Johnson during a visit to London on