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Mueller Should be 'Left Alone to Do His Job,' Rep. Costello Says

Mueller Should be 'Left Alone to Do His Job,' Rep. Costello Says

Rep. Ryan Costello, a Pennsylvania Republican, discusses the DNC lawsuit, special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, and the 2018 midterms. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli and Shery Ahn on
Nafta Ministers to Meet Again as Elections Put Pressure on Talks

Nafta Ministers to Meet Again as Elections Put Pressure on Talks

Nafta talks will continue through the weekend before ministers regroup Tuesday, as negotiations take on new urgency while Mexico cautions nothing is imminent.
U.S.-China Trade Impasse Shows No Signs of Easing

U.S.-China Trade Impasse Shows No Signs of Easing

Global finance chiefs hoping to defuse trade tensions aren’t making much headway at meetings in Washington so far, even as they pressure the U.S. and China to refrain from any sudden unilateral
Labour Not Ruling Out Second Brexit Referendum, McDonnell Says

Labour Not Ruling Out Second Brexit Referendum, McDonnell Says

The U.K. opposition Labour Party hasn’t ruled out giving its support to a second Brexit referendum, its Treasury spokesman John McDonnell said.
France Says West Should Engage With China on Trade, Not Provoke

France Says West Should Engage With China on Trade, Not Provoke

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said western leaders should try to avoid antagonizing China in conversations about the imbalances in global trade.
DNC Sues Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks, Russia Over Election Interference

DNC Sues Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks, Russia Over Election Interference

The Democratic National Committee sued Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks claiming widespread interference in the 2016 election as part of a "brazen attack on American democracy."
Via Twitter, Trump Turns Into Cross-Asset Strategist-in-Chief

Via Twitter, Trump Turns Into Cross-Asset Strategist-in-Chief

Who wants to be commander-in-chief when you can be chief asset strategist for global financial markets?
Elizabeth Warren to Black Voters: ‘All Our Fights Are Interconnected’

Elizabeth Warren to Black Voters: ‘All Our Fights Are Interconnected’

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says the racism and bigotry that shaped housing policies for generations is still preventing African-Americans from owning homes.
Sarah Jessica Parker Calls Cynthia Nixon’s Run ‘Exciting’

Sarah Jessica Parker Calls Cynthia Nixon’s Run ‘Exciting’

Cynthia Nixon's quest for the governorship of New York state has at least one high-profile fan excited.
Trump Told Putin He’d Visit Moscow After U.S. Talks, Lavrov Says

Trump Told Putin He’d Visit Moscow After U.S. Talks, Lavrov Says

Donald Trump told Vladimir Putin he’d visit Moscow as he extended an invitation to the Kremlin leader to hold talks in Washington, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Protectionism and Debt Are Biggest Threats to World Economy, EU Says

Protectionism and Debt Are Biggest Threats to World Economy, EU Says

The biggest threats to global economic growth are government debt and protectionist leanings, European Union economy commissioner Pierre Moscovici said.
Four Palestinians Killed by Israel as Gaza Protests Dwindle

Four Palestinians Killed by Israel as Gaza Protests Dwindle

At least four Palestinians were killed by Israeli gunfire in a fourth straight Friday of protests near the Gaza Strip’s border, but participation was significantly down on previous weeks.
Trump’s Claim of ‘Oil All Over the Place’ Isn’t True Anymore

Trump’s Claim of ‘Oil All Over the Place’ Isn’t True Anymore

U.S. President Donald Trump’s assertion that OPEC is propping up oil prices amid oversupply and an excess of floating storage has a problem: it’s only half true.
Three (and a Half) Things Trump Can Do to Bring Down Oil Prices

Three (and a Half) Things Trump Can Do to Bring Down Oil Prices

"Looks like OPEC is at it again," President Donald J. Trump tweeted Friday morning. As OPEC ministers meet in Saudi Arabia with prices for the international benchmark at almost four-year highs, what
Rep. French Hill Says Targeted Tariffs Are The Way to Go

Rep. French Hill Says Targeted Tariffs Are The Way to Go

Rep. French Hill, a Republican from Arkansas, discusses President Trump's tariffs, the U.S.-China trade relationship and farming in his home state. He speaks with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Francine
Trump Laments That Flynn’s Life Is ‘Destroyed’ While Comey Profits

Trump Laments That Flynn’s Life Is ‘Destroyed’ While Comey Profits

President Donald Trump kept up his war of words with James Comey on Friday, calling the former FBI director’s new book “third rate,” and suggesting it’s unfair that Comey is profiting.
Oil Shrugs Off Trump Tweet to Rise for a Second Straight Week

Oil Shrugs Off Trump Tweet to Rise for a Second Straight Week

Oil rose for a second straight week as OPEC’s commitment to rebalance the market and geopolitical risks to global supplies overshadowed U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet on “artificially Very High”
Merkel May Have Met Her Match in Germany’s New SPD Leader

Merkel May Have Met Her Match in Germany’s New SPD Leader

Angela Merkel has enjoyed a relatively painless start to her fourth term in office. That could be about to change with the German leader’s Social Democrat coalition partners poised to elect a
Carney Takes on Markets With Shock Warning on BOE Rate View

Carney Takes on Markets With Shock Warning on BOE Rate View

Mark Carney wants investors to respond to the data when predicting U.K. interest rates. And if they don’t, the Bank of England governor is more than happy to nudge them.
Rudy Giuliani Added to Trump's Legal Team

Rudy Giuliani Added to Trump's Legal Team

Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli discusses if Democrats going after Pompeo is a mistake and the Trump administration adding of Rudy Giuliani to the legal team. He speaks with Tom Keene on "Bloomberg
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