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President Trump Says There Won't Be a Trade War

President Trump Says There Won't Be a Trade War

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on trade tensions and President Trump's tariffs. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Asia Society VP Cutler Says Trade War Not in Anyone's Interest

Asia Society VP Cutler Says Trade War Not in Anyone's Interest

Asia Society Vice President and Managing Director Wendy Cutler weighs in on trade, and talks about President Trump's tariffs. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Davos Elite Hope Unpredictable Trump Doesn’t Spoil Their Fun

Davos Elite Hope Unpredictable Trump Doesn’t Spoil Their Fun

President Donald Trump may be volatile, controversial and prone to counterproductive fits of spontaneous self-expression. So far, though, the top decision-makers in commerce admit he hasn’t been bad
CFPB Chief Mulvaney Says Days of ‘Pushing the Envelope’ Are Over

CFPB Chief Mulvaney Says Days of ‘Pushing the Envelope’ Are Over

The acting head of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pledged to tone down the agency’s aggressive regulatory and enforcement stance, a posture that has been decried by many of the
I Don't Need the Market, I Need the People, Brazil's Lula Says

I Don't Need the Market, I Need the People, Brazil's Lula Says

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said he needed the people and not the financial markets in a defiant speech to supporters the day before a court ruling that may determine his
Trump's Trade Policies Raising Concerns in GOP, Roberts Says

Trump's Trade Policies Raising Concerns in GOP, Roberts Says

The top Republican on the Senate Agriculture Committee said every GOP senator is concerned about the direction President Donald Trump is taking on trade, from slapping tariffs on solar panels to his
Trudeau Says Benefits of Trade Must Be Shared With All

Trudeau Says Benefits of Trade Must Be Shared With All

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comments on the Trans-Pacific Partnership during a discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump's Nafta Partners Stand Their Ground Against New Auto Rules

Trump's Nafta Partners Stand Their Ground Against New Auto Rules

The U.S., Canada and Mexico kicked off a crucial round of Nafta negotiations with little sign of progress on the critical issue of automobiles.
Cohn Says Trump Is Going to Meet With World Leaders in Davos

Cohn Says Trump Is Going to Meet With World Leaders in Davos

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn speaks at a White House news conference about President Donald Trump's agenda while attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S. NTSB Opens Probe of Second Tesla Autopilot Crash

U.S. NTSB Opens Probe of Second Tesla Autopilot Crash

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will investigate an accident involving a Tesla Inc. Model S sedan that rear-ended a firetruck on a freeway near Los Angeles on Monday, the agency said.
Mueller Plans Questions for Trump on Flynn, Comey Firing, Source Says

Mueller Plans Questions for Trump on Flynn, Comey Firing, Source Says

Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants to question President Donald Trump about his decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey as well as the removal of Michael Flynn as national security adviser,
Trump's Tariffs Won't Break Bank for Homeowners Installing Solar

Trump's Tariffs Won't Break Bank for Homeowners Installing Solar

President Donald Trump’s solar tariffs probably won’t be a deal breaker for homeowners considering rooftop panels.
India’s Sacred Cow Now Threatens an $83 Billion Dairy Industry

India’s Sacred Cow Now Threatens an $83 Billion Dairy Industry

Violence against cattle owners—in a Hindu-majority country under a populist government—resulted in 11 deaths last year.
Trump's FDIC Pick Plays It Safe on Fight Over Big Bank Leverage

Trump's FDIC Pick Plays It Safe on Fight Over Big Bank Leverage

Jelena McWilliams, President Donald Trump’s pick to be the next chief of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., is tiptoeing through a battlefield that pits the agency against other regulators in a
Pence Plans as Many as 30 Midterm GOP Campaign Events

Pence Plans as Many as 30 Midterm GOP Campaign Events

Vice President Mike Pence will take a prominent role in Republican 2018 midterm campaigns with plans to make about 30 appearances on behalf of GOP candidates in House, Senate and governor races, a
White House Worries About Kim's Olympics Propaganda Bid

White House Worries About Kim's Olympics Propaganda Bid

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will take a higher-profile approach to attending the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month to help counter what a White House official called North Korea’s
Trump Invites Macron for First State Dinner in April, Source Says

Trump Invites Macron for First State Dinner in April, Source Says

Donald Trump will host French President Emmanuel Macron in late April for the first state dinner of the U.S. president’s administration, a person familiar with the matter said.
Airstrikes Kill 150 Islamic State Militants in Syria, U.S. Says

Airstrikes Kill 150 Islamic State Militants in Syria, U.S. Says

An airstrike by the U.S.-led military coalition fighting Islamic State killed as many as 150 militants in one of their few remaining Syrian strongholds Jan. 20, according to the coalition.
Cuomo and De Blasio Battle Again, This Time Over NYC Taxes

Cuomo and De Blasio Battle Again, This Time Over NYC Taxes

Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to allow New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority to collect property taxes in neighborhoods served by mass transit would usurp the city’s power to raise its
Trump Says Nafta Talks Are 'Moving Along Pretty Well'

Trump Says Nafta Talks Are 'Moving Along Pretty Well'

Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli reports on new import tariffs imposed by President Trump and the status of Nafta talks. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)