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Holder on Future Bid for Office: ‘I’ll See’

Holder on Future Bid for Office: ‘I’ll See’

Former Attorney General Eric Holder says he's open to the idea of running for elected office in 2020.
Trump Says ‘Big Mistake’ to Sell Off Stocks in Strong Economy

Trump Says ‘Big Mistake’ to Sell Off Stocks in Strong Economy

President Donald Trump said investors are making a “big mistake” by selling off stocks amid good economic news.
May Slammed for Not Ruling Out NHS Inclusion in U.S. Trade Talks

May Slammed for Not Ruling Out NHS Inclusion in U.S. Trade Talks

Theresa May’s government promised to safeguard the National Health Service in any future trade talks after the U.K. leaves the European Union, after her earlier prevarication in Parliament triggered a
Goodfriend Facing Close Vote for Fed After Senate Grilling

Goodfriend Facing Close Vote for Fed After Senate Grilling

Marvin Goodfriend, President Donald Trump’s nominee for a Federal Reserve Board seat, was expected to coast to his confirmation in the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate. After a rocky hearing last
Daley Sees Greater Reason for White House to Be Cautious

Daley Sees Greater Reason for White House to Be Cautious

William Daley, Argentiere Capital head of U.S. operations, discusses the regulatory response to the market sell-off. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
Ken Griffin Says Dow Drop ‘Modest’ as Geithner Looks Back on ’08

Ken Griffin Says Dow Drop ‘Modest’ as Geithner Looks Back on ’08

Organizers of the annual gala for the Museum of American Finance said they were glad it hadn’t been scheduled for Monday, when the Dow plunged 1,175 points. Instead, on Tuesday at Cipriani Wall
Trump Says He Welcomes Another Shutdown

Trump Says He Welcomes Another Shutdown

Donald Trump called for another shutdown just as congressional leaders were on the cusp of a bipartisan budget agreement, @sahilkapur reports #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)
Forget Big Ships: U.K. Defense Firms Tout Tech Transfers in Asia

Forget Big Ships: U.K. Defense Firms Tout Tech Transfers in Asia

British defense companies seeking business in Asia are increasingly offering to transfer technology to local contractors.
South Africa’s Ramaphosa Says He’s Discussing Transition With Zuma

South Africa’s Ramaphosa Says He’s Discussing Transition With Zuma

South Africa’ ruling-party leader Cyril Ramaphosa said he is holding direct discussions with President Jacob Zuma on a transition of power.
SPD’s Scholz to Become German Finance Minister

SPD’s Scholz to Become German Finance Minister

Bloomberg's Chad Thomas discusses German negotiations reaching a coalition agreement. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: Bloomberg)
Bears Ears Is Open for Mining But No One Bothered to Show Up

Bears Ears Is Open for Mining But No One Bothered to Show Up

Five days in, not only has there been no stampede, but no one has shown up at all.
U.K. Set to Leave European Union as Slowest-Growing Economy

U.K. Set to Leave European Union as Slowest-Growing Economy

U.K. economic growth is set to lag all other European Union countries this year and next, even assuming Britain maintains the same trading relationship with bloc after Brexit.
Trouble in Paradise at Crux of Asian Rivalry

Trouble in Paradise at Crux of Asian Rivalry

A tiny archipelago in the Indian Ocean is the world's latest geopolitical flashpoint.
Mozambique Plans Constitution Changes to Pave Way for Peace Deal

Mozambique Plans Constitution Changes to Pave Way for Peace Deal

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi announced plans to change the constitution and give political parties more power in the provinces, in a move seen key to reaching a permanent peace deal with the
Germany's SPD Reclaims Finance Ministry in Merkel Coalition Deal

Germany's SPD Reclaims Finance Ministry in Merkel Coalition Deal

Germany’s Social Democrats returned to the finance ministry after a nine-year absence in a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Barrack Says Trump Shouldn’t Change Policy Because of Volatility

Barrack Says Trump Shouldn’t Change Policy Because of Volatility

Thomas Barrack, chairman at Colony NorthStar, discusses the Trump administration, volatility in markets and the global economic environment. He speaks with Tracy Alloway from the Milken Institute MENA
China Foreign Reserves Post 12th Straight Gain as Yuan Rises

China Foreign Reserves Post 12th Straight Gain as Yuan Rises

China’s foreign-exchange reserves rose for a 12th straight month, as the yuan strengthened and the economic outlook improved.
China Studying Impact of Trade Measures Against U.S. Soy, Sources Say

China Studying Impact of Trade Measures Against U.S. Soy, Sources Say

China is studying the potential impact of trade measures imposed on soybeans imported from the U.S., valued last year at $13.9 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
With Yellen Out of the Picture, Get Ready for Trump vs. Powell

With Yellen Out of the Picture, Get Ready for Trump vs. Powell

The new Fed chief will butt heads with the president if rate increases cool economic growth.
Murphy Chips at Christie’s Legacy on Energy, Marijuana, Health

Murphy Chips at Christie’s Legacy on Energy, Marijuana, Health

The Democrat is dismantling his predecessor’s agenda in a warm-up to tough fiscal fights.