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Thousands of Slovaks Protest Corruption After Journalist’s Murder

Thousands of Slovaks Protest Corruption After Journalist’s Murder

Thousands of people took to the streets across Slovakia to protest against corruption after the murder of a journalist.
EU Threatens Iconic U.S. Brands After Trump Opens Door to Trade War

EU Threatens Iconic U.S. Brands After Trump Opens Door to Trade War

Donald Trump set the stage for a trade war by slapping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, daring other countries to retaliate and leading the European Union to warn that it would target iconic
Rep. Pascrell Says Trump's Tariff 'Trial Balloon' Needs to Be Narrowed

Rep. Pascrell Says Trump's Tariff 'Trial Balloon' Needs to Be Narrowed

Rep. Bill Pascrell, a New Jersey Democrat, discusses President Donald Trump's tariff plans with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Gun Industry Under Scrutiny

Gun Industry Under Scrutiny

Aegis Capital's managing Director of Equity Research Rommel Dionisio talks about the effect of gun sellers tightening rules on the guns they sell. Mr. Dionisio joined Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David
May's Brexit Compromises, Fudges and Red Lines: The Text Decoded

May's Brexit Compromises, Fudges and Red Lines: The Text Decoded

Theresa May gave her fourth big Brexit speech on Friday, and there was something for everyone. While setting out her vision for the most ambitious trading partnership the European Union has ever
Six Things We Learned From Theresa May's Vision for Brexit

Six Things We Learned From Theresa May's Vision for Brexit

The world now knows what Theresa May wants from Brexit: To stay as close as possible to the European Union while opting out of a customs union. This is where things get difficult.
This $230 Billion Fund Says Trump Tariffs ‘Last Thing We Need’

This $230 Billion Fund Says Trump Tariffs ‘Last Thing We Need’

U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum would add to a “cocktail of uncertainty” that threatens to slow business investment, stoke inflation and derail global growth, said the head of Canada’s
Corporate America Really Hates Trump’s Aluminum-Tariff Proposal

Corporate America Really Hates Trump’s Aluminum-Tariff Proposal

A broad swath of corporate America strongly disagrees with it.
West Virginia Teachers Didn’t Want to Strike. Now They Won’t Stop

West Virginia Teachers Didn’t Want to Strike. Now They Won’t Stop

“I think that teachers had just finally had enough,” said striking English teacher Erica Rodeheaver.
Kelly Says He Was Aware of White House Clearance Problems Last Year

Kelly Says He Was Aware of White House Clearance Problems Last Year

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said he became aware of problems with security clearances among President Donald Trump’s aides soon after he accepted his job last summer.
Italy Business Lobby Says New Government Should Continue Reforms

Italy Business Lobby Says New Government Should Continue Reforms

Italians will vote on March 4 in a general election. Confindustria Director General Marcella Panucci discusses business expectations for a government that can advance reforms. She speaks with
Here’s What Equities Analysts Are Saying About Trump’s Tariffs

Here’s What Equities Analysts Are Saying About Trump’s Tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump’s talk of trade war and plans to impose import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum products wreaked havoc on the market, putting the S&P 500 Index
May’s Speech Leaves EU Cold as Demand for Substance Continues

May’s Speech Leaves EU Cold as Demand for Substance Continues

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech might have soothed some nerves in her Conservative party, but it left European Union policy makers crying out for more details.
Policy Sonar CEO on Italian Elections, Economy

Policy Sonar CEO on Italian Elections, Economy

Italians will vote on March 4 in a general election. Policy Sonar Chief Executive Officer Francesco Galietti discusses the potential outcomes with Bloomberg's Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
Ross Says Trump Chose Global Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

Ross Says Trump Chose Global Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

“That’s what the president seemed to announce yesterday,” Trump’s commerce secretary said.
Why Ireland’s Border Is Brexit’s Intractable Puzzle

Why Ireland’s Border Is Brexit’s Intractable Puzzle

Nearly two decades after the end of a conflict that claimed 3,500 lives, the border is once again caught up in a bitter division.
May’s Brexit Vision for U.K. Business, From Banking to Drugmakers

May’s Brexit Vision for U.K. Business, From Banking to Drugmakers

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s vision for post-Brexit Britain would see some industries stay aligned with European Union rules, with others breaking free entirely.
Dutch PM Rutte Seeks United European Response to Steel Tariffs

Dutch PM Rutte Seeks United European Response to Steel Tariffs

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the European Union needs a united response to President Donald Trump’s pledge to impose a tariff on steel imports.
How Italy’s New Electoral System Works

How Italy’s New Electoral System Works

When Italians go to the polls on Sunday they’ll be voting under a new electoral law, adding an extra element of uncertainty to the outcome. The system was now changed three times in five years, so
May Tells Her Tories to Get Real in Key Brexit Speech

May Tells Her Tories to Get Real in Key Brexit Speech

Prime Minister Theresa May’s landmark Brexit speech sent a message to the warring factions in her Conservative Party: the U.K. won’t get everything it wants in the negotiations and she’s prepared to