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Here’s What Trump’s Tariffs on U.S. Imports Are Doing to Markets

Here’s What Trump’s Tariffs on U.S. Imports Are Doing to Markets

President Donald Trump’s move to crack down on what he sees as unfair competition to U.S. firms reverberated around the world as investors assessed the relative impacts on companies hit by tariffs on
House Clears Funding Bill to End Shutdown

House Clears Funding Bill to End Shutdown

Trump's First Year: Bloomberg's Jodi Schneider reports on the U.S. federal government shutdown, and President Trump's decision on import duties. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source:
Strategist Treacy Says Budget Fight Won't Hamper Stock Rally

Strategist Treacy Says Budget Fight Won't Hamper Stock Rally

Eoin Treacy, Fuller Treacy Money strategist, and Bloomberg Businessweek's Peter Coy discuss the U.S. Congress clearing a funding bill that will end the federal government shutdown. They speak with
The Irish Border Issue Threatens to Erupt Back Into Brexit Talks

The Irish Border Issue Threatens to Erupt Back Into Brexit Talks

For U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May, the Irish border issue may resurface sooner than she imagined.
CEO Lobby Group Quadrupled Year-End Spending on Tax Push

CEO Lobby Group Quadrupled Year-End Spending on Tax Push

The Business Roundtable, a lobbying group for American chief executives that’s seeking to bolster its clout in Washington, quadrupled spending in the last three months of the year compared to the same
Whirlpool Says It's Adding Jobs in Wake of Trump Tariff Decision

Whirlpool Says It's Adding Jobs in Wake of Trump Tariff Decision

Whirlpool Corp. said it’s adding 200 jobs after the Trump Administration imposed a tariff of up to 50 percent on large residential washing machines, a penalty aimed at imports from rivals Samsung
Brookings Institute's Galston Calls Govt. Shutdown 'No Accident'

Brookings Institute's Galston Calls Govt. Shutdown 'No Accident'

Brookings Institution Senior Fellow William Galston discusses the U.S. federal government shutdown. He speaks with Betty Liu and Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia." (Video edited to include
As Pence Hugs Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Abbas Turns to Europe

As Pence Hugs Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Abbas Turns to Europe

President Donald Trump will transfer the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem next year, Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament to standing ovations Monday, tightening the administration’s embrace
U.S. Spending Deal May Threaten Intelligence Spending Oversight

U.S. Spending Deal May Threaten Intelligence Spending Oversight

The short-term U.S. government funding bill passed by the Senate Monday contains a revision to wording tied to the National Security Act that some Republicans and Democrats fear could hinder
Trump Re-Starts Immigration Talks After Senate Ends Shutdown

Trump Re-Starts Immigration Talks After Senate Ends Shutdown

President Donald Trump dove back into negotiations over immigration legislation on Monday, hours after the Senate indicated it would move to end a three-day government shutdown.
Trump Pulls His Punches in First Foray Into Long-Pledged Tariffs

Trump Pulls His Punches in First Foray Into Long-Pledged Tariffs

After a year of chest thumping, President Donald Trump has finally delivered the type of trade blow his political base has been craving.
Budget Battle Reflects How Trump Ran His Businesses

Budget Battle Reflects How Trump Ran His Businesses

Bloomberg View's Tim O'Brien explains how President Donald Trump's budget battle is much like how he ran his businesses. He speaks with Bloomberg's Scarlet Fu, Julie Hyman and Joe Weisenthal on
Iran Halts Private Lender Permits After Crisis Fueled Protests

Iran Halts Private Lender Permits After Crisis Fueled Protests

Iran’s central bank has ceased issuing permits and licenses for new private banks or commercial lenders, after the collapse of several major institutions froze the savings of hundreds of thousands of
Infighting Plagues South African Opposition Ahead of Elections

Infighting Plagues South African Opposition Ahead of Elections

South Africa’s main opposition party is proving to be its own worst enemy as it bids to topple the ruling African National Congress from power in next year’s elections.
Modi Wants a Bigger Global Role for India

Modi Wants a Bigger Global Role for India

Narendra Modi will become the first Indian prime minister in two decades to attend a meeting of the world’s rich and powerful in Davos, trying to carve out a bigger global role for the South Asian
Trump's Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet

Trump's Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet

President Donald Trump dealt his biggest blow to the renewable energy industry yet.
Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court Orders Congressional Districts Redrawn

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court Orders Congressional Districts Redrawn

Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court struck down the state’s 2011 congressional redistricting map, possibly giving Democrats a boost in a key state as they seek to take back the House of Representatives in
The Children’s Health Insurance Program Is About to Get a Long-Term Extension

The Children’s Health Insurance Program Is About to Get a Long-Term Extension

The Children’s Health Insurance Program is poised to end its time in limbo after the Senate voted to end a three-day government shutdown.
SpaceX Keeps U.S. Air Force's Confidence After Satellite's Loss

SpaceX Keeps U.S. Air Force's Confidence After Satellite's Loss

The U.S. Air Force command that certified Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. for military missions says it remains confident in the company’s capabilities despite the disappearance of a
Trump's Draft Public Works Plan Asks Cities, States to Pony Up

Trump's Draft Public Works Plan Asks Cities, States to Pony Up

Half of the federal money in President Donald Trump’s promised $1 trillion infrastructure plan would go for a new incentive program to encourage states and localities to secure their own funding for