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Trump Trade Crackdown Shows ‘America First’ Happening at Last

Trump Trade Crackdown Shows ‘America First’ Happening at Last

President Donald Trump’s announcement that he’ll slap stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminum roiled markets, spurred warnings of harsh ramifications, and provoked threats of retaliation.

Five People Die as Ethiopian Forces Clash With Protesters

At least five people died from bullet wounds amid clashes with Ethiopian security forces in the restive Oromia region since a state of emergency was declared two weeks ago, doctors said.
Moon Envoys Head to North Korea to Push for Talks With U.S.

Moon Envoys Head to North Korea to Push for Talks With U.S.

A high-level South Korean delegation flew to North Korea on Monday afternoon in a bid to persuade Kim Jong Un to start talks with the U.S. and stave off a potential conflict over his nuclear program.
Brexit Bulletin: Can the Truce Hold?

Brexit Bulletin: Can the Truce Hold?

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France's Le Drian Visits Tehran to Save Nuclear Deal From Trump

France's Le Drian Visits Tehran to Save Nuclear Deal From Trump

Jean-Yves Le Drian Photographer: Xaume Olleros/Bloomberg
France’s Once-Vaunted Trains Are Macron’s Biggest Challenge Yet

France’s Once-Vaunted Trains Are Macron’s Biggest Challenge Yet

Striking workers, massive debt, service disruptions, unused stations—the rail system has it all
Ugandan President Fires Top Security Officials After Crime Wave

Ugandan President Fires Top Security Officials After Crime Wave

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni fired the country’s security minister and police chief after a series of murders and kidnappings drew criticism of the authorities’ failure to solve the crimes.
Hinrich Foundation's Olson Calls Steel Overcapacity Key

Hinrich Foundation's Olson Calls Steel Overcapacity Key

Hinrich Foundation Research Fellow Stephen Olson weighs in on President Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. Olson speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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.