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3 Charts to Know: Top Sector Losers from Trump's Tariffs

3 Charts to Know: Top Sector Losers from Trump's Tariffs

U.S. investors are steeling themselves for Donald Trump's expected official sign-off on global tariffs on steel and aluminum. Many U.S. corporations have said they will feel the pain. Many consumers
Italy Populists Break Establishment Grip, Quest for Power Opens

Italy Populists Break Establishment Grip, Quest for Power Opens

Italy’s anti-establishment groups surged in Sunday’s election as voters punished the mainstream parties for years of economic decline, rising taxes and a wave of immigration, casting doubt on the
World on Alert for a Trump and China Trade War

World on Alert for a Trump and China Trade War

Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on the risk to China of a trade war with the U.S. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
No Bailouts for China's Indebted Local Governments: NPC Update

No Bailouts for China's Indebted Local Governments: NPC Update

The National People’s Congress, China’s rubber-stamp parliament, opened its annual two-week session on Monday. Lawmakers are expected to enact sweeping changes that would allow President Xi Jinping to
What to Expect From the National People's Congress

What to Expect From the National People's Congress

Tsinghua University National Institute of Financial Research's Zhu Ning discusses what's on the agenda for the National People's Congress in China. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source:
China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks ‘World Class’ Force

China Military Spending Quickens as Xi Seeks ‘World Class’ Force

China said defense spending would increase at the quickest pace in three years, as President Xi Jinping pursues a “world-class” military capable of projecting force further from the country’s coasts.
Trump's Steel, Aluminum Trade Threat Hangs Over Nafta Talks

Trump's Steel, Aluminum Trade Threat Hangs Over Nafta Talks

Bloomberg's Michael McKee reports on negotiators from the U.S., Canada and Mexico working on a new Nafta in Mexico City. McKee speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Compass Global's Boyadjian Sees Stable Euro During Italy's Hung Parliament

Compass Global's Boyadjian Sees Stable Euro During Italy's Hung Parliament

Tony Boyadjian, Compass Global Markets Senior VP of FX gives his take on the Italian elections. He speaks with Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Daybreak Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Polls Close in Italian Election

Polls Close in Italian Election

Bloomberg's Annmarie Hordern discusses the Italian elections. She speaks with Yvonne Man and Betty Liu on "Bloomberg Daybreak Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
China Turns Fiscal Screws While Maintaining 6.5% Red Line on GDP

China Turns Fiscal Screws While Maintaining 6.5% Red Line on GDP

A worker operates the assembly line at the Changan Ford Mazda Plant in Nanjing, China, on Thursday, July 9, 2009. Ford Motor Co. said it intends to outpace industry wide sales in China, the world's
Al-Qaeda Militant Raids Erode Malian President’s Popularity

Al-Qaeda Militant Raids Erode Malian President’s Popularity

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s failure to halt a steady rise in deadly jihadist attacks has left many Malians disillusioned and the region at risk of further instability.
Trump Has ‘Obligation’ to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says

Trump Has ‘Obligation’ to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says

Pressure on Donald Trump and Congress to enact gun-control measures isn’t subsiding as Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said the president has an “obligation” to get behind the effort.
Slovak Crisis Deepens as Premier Fights Push for Snap Ballot

Slovak Crisis Deepens as Premier Fights Push for Snap Ballot

Slovakia’s political turmoil worsened as the premier rebuffed a call from the country’s president to hold early elections as a way out a crisis.
How to Make Money Out of China's National People's Congress

How to Make Money Out of China's National People's Congress

China’s biggest political event of the year is a key opportunity to gather valuable trading intelligence about the world’s second-largest economy.
Trade Wars Are Bad and Hard to Win, U.K. Tells Trump

Trade Wars Are Bad and Hard to Win, U.K. Tells Trump

The U.K. has “deep concern” about the U.S. plan to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, and negotiated accords are better, Prime Minister Theresa May told President Donald Trump.
Trump Trade Adviser Says Tariff ‘Exemptions’ Possible

Trump Trade Adviser Says Tariff ‘Exemptions’ Possible

The Trump administration shows scant sign of watering down its plan to impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports with carve-outs for specific countries, despite opposition from U.S. allies
Biggest Libya Oil Field Stops Pumping on Pipeline Halt

Biggest Libya Oil Field Stops Pumping on Pipeline Halt

Libya’s Sharara oil field stopped pumping crude oil several days after output plunged at another of the OPEC member’s biggest deposits.
Merkel’s Real Work Starts Now With Fourth Term Set

Merkel’s Real Work Starts Now With Fourth Term Set

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has her work cut out now that she’s on track to begin her fourth term.
Roger Bannister, First to Break Four-Minute Mile, Dies at 88

Roger Bannister, First to Break Four-Minute Mile, Dies at 88

Roger Bannister, the U.K. athlete who as a medical student six decades ago became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes, has died. He was 88.
Lessons From 2002 Show Economic Bang From Steel Tariffs Was Tiny

Lessons From 2002 Show Economic Bang From Steel Tariffs Was Tiny

As President Donald Trump angles to shelter U.S. steel, American might be feeling a sense of deja vu. There’s an historical playbook for how this might pan out.