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Signaling Crackdown, SEC Boss Emerges as Crypto Skeptic-in-Chief

Signaling Crackdown, SEC Boss Emerges as Crypto Skeptic-in-Chief

Several weeks after becoming the top cop for U.S. markets last May, Jay Clayton began reading everything he could get his hands on about Bitcoin, realizing it was quickly evolving from a method of
Immigration Fight Shifts From Trump’s Wall to Family Green Cards

Immigration Fight Shifts From Trump’s Wall to Family Green Cards

President Donald Trump’s wall is no longer the biggest divide between Democrats and Republicans on immigration. The potential deal-breaker may be the status of mothers and fathers and brothers and
ANC to Discuss South African Power Shift With Zuma This Week

ANC to Discuss South African Power Shift With Zuma This Week

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress wants a speedy transition of power following its election of a new leadership and will discuss the matter with President Jacob Zuma this week, a top
Steinhoff Refers Ex-CEO to Police on Suspicion of Corruption

Steinhoff Refers Ex-CEO to Police on Suspicion of Corruption

Steinhoff International Holdings NV reported former Chief Executive Officer Markus Jooste to South Africa’s anti-graft police, pinning the blame for an accounting scandal squarely on the man who built
Key Themes From Trump's State of the Union Address

Key Themes From Trump's State of the Union Address

Donald Trump sought to connect his presidency to the nation's prosperity in his first State of the Union address. He argued that the United States arrived at the new American moment of wealth and
Modi’s Energy Agenda May Be Facing Its Toughest Test Yet

Modi’s Energy Agenda May Be Facing Its Toughest Test Yet

As oil reverses its direction and a long election season looms, one of the Indian leader’s key reforms may be in jeopardy.
Brexit Bulletin: Not Quitting

Brexit Bulletin: Not Quitting

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South Africa's DA Supports No-Confidence Motion in Cape Town Mayor

South Africa’s Democratic Alliance has authorized its members to vote for the removal of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille, a member of the party, in a no-confidence motion on Wednesday.
NUS' Capri Sees 'Bitterly Divided' Washington

NUS' Capri Sees 'Bitterly Divided' Washington

NUS Business School Visiting Senior Fellow Alex Capri weighs in on President Trump's State of the Union Address. Capri speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Middle East." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.K.'s May Slams Leaked Brexit Analysis That Shows Economic Hit

U.K.'s May Slams Leaked Brexit Analysis That Shows Economic Hit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May attacked a leaked government analysis predicting economic damage from Brexit, calling it skewed information and not a true evaluation of the effects of leaving the
Sen. Kennedy: Trump Declared War on Cost of Prescription Drugs

Sen. Kennedy: Trump Declared War on Cost of Prescription Drugs

Sen. John Kennedy, a Republican from Louisiana, discusses President Trump's first State of the Union address. He speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli in Washington. (Source: Bloomberg)
Rep. Wasserman Schultz Calls Trump's SOTU Speech 'Divisive, Hateful'

Rep. Wasserman Schultz Calls Trump's SOTU Speech 'Divisive, Hateful'

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz talks about President Trump's State of the Union address and calles it 'divisive and hateful.' She speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump's Olive Branch to Democrats Cut Short by Divisive Tone

Trump's Olive Branch to Democrats Cut Short by Divisive Tone

Donald Trump reached across the aisle in his first State of the Union address, offering to work with Democrats on infrastructure, criminal justice and drug prices after a divisive first year in
Rep. Joseph Kennedy: This Is Not Who We Are

Rep. Joseph Kennedy: This Is Not Who We Are

Rep. Joseph Kennedy (D-MA) gave the Democratic response to President Trump’s State of the Union on Tuesday evening. Kennedy's response was delivered at a technical school in Fall River, Mass. (Source:
FBI Director Opposes Memo Release Because of Inaccuracies, Source Says

FBI Director Opposes Memo Release Because of Inaccuracies, Source Says

FBI Director Christopher Wray told the White House he opposes release of a classified Republican memo alleging bias at the FBI and Justice Department because it contains inaccurate information and
Trump’s Auto Comeback Claim Ignores Previous $46 Billion Investment

Trump’s Auto Comeback Claim Ignores Previous $46 Billion Investment

President Donald Trump is overlooking a significant sum when he says automakers are building and expanding U.S. auto plants for the first time in decades.
Trump's First State of the Union in Under Two Minutes

Trump's First State of the Union in Under Two Minutes

President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union speech to Congress on Tuesday night. Here are highlights. (Removes text on video.) (Source: Bloomberg)
Borrowers' Pain May Be Opposition's Gain in Italian Election

Borrowers' Pain May Be Opposition's Gain in Italian Election

In Italy, a country wracked by a series of banking crises, one of the best indicators of voting intentions may be loan default rates.
Macron Popularity Falls as Pensioners Are Hit by Taxes

Macron Popularity Falls as Pensioners Are Hit by Taxes

President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity dropped in January as the government implemented tax changes that reduced disposable incomes of many pensioners, a BVA opinion poll showed.