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FX Traders Aren’t Worried About Eastern Europe Political Turmoil

FX Traders Aren’t Worried About Eastern Europe Political Turmoil

Political risk may be alive and kicking, but investors couldn’t seem to care less. While Eastern Europe has seen two new premiers in little more than a month and Poland is being threatened with
Investors Are Ignoring Big Risk Signals in Eastern Europe

Investors Are Ignoring Big Risk Signals in Eastern Europe

Political risk is alive and kicking in eastern Europe, but investors couldn’t care less.
Trump Unveils ‘Fake News Awards’ as Senators Decry Press Attacks

Trump Unveils ‘Fake News Awards’ as Senators Decry Press Attacks

President Donald Trump announced the recipients of his so-called Fake News Awards, on Wednesday, his latest attack on the press that has drawn objections from within his own party.
White House Lawyer Asked Bannon to Cite Privilege, Source Says

White House Lawyer Asked Bannon to Cite Privilege, Source Says

Steve Bannon, the former chief strategist for President Donald Trump, was asked formally by a White House lawyer to cite executive privilege in declining to discuss conversations with key

Seven GOP Senators Back Bipartisan Immigration Bill, Graham Says

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina says he’s won added GOP backing for the bipartisan immigration plan that was rejected by President Donald Trump last week.
HSBC's King Says Bargaining Position of Companies vs Labor up Dramatically

HSBC's King Says Bargaining Position of Companies vs Labor up Dramatically

HSBC Bank Senior Economic Advisor Stephen King weighs in on the U.S. economy under a Trump administration and talks about the GOP tax bill. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.K. Spends $14 Billion Per Year on Carillion-Style Projects

U.K. Spends $14 Billion Per Year on Carillion-Style Projects

The U.K. government spends 10.3 billion pounds ($14.3 billion) a year servicing public-private contracts of the the type it awarded to Carillion Plc, which went into liquidation Monday.
Farmers Risk Lashes as War Decimates South Sudan Breadbasket

Farmers Risk Lashes as War Decimates South Sudan Breadbasket

Each time Patrick Okello goes to tend his crops, he has to tell the soldiers or face 50 lashes with a whip when he returns.
Trump Calls Apple’s Overseas Cash Return ‘Huge Win’ for U.S.

Trump Calls Apple’s Overseas Cash Return ‘Huge Win’ for U.S.

President Donald Trump said in a tweet Wednesday that Apple Inc.’s decision to bring hundreds of billions of overseas dollars back to the U.S. is a “huge win for American workers and the USA!”
Turnbull, Abe Underscore Defense Ties With Japan Base Visit

Turnbull, Abe Underscore Defense Ties With Japan Base Visit

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited a paratrooper base and is set to attend a meeting of Japan’s National Security Council on a trip Thursday to Tokyo that emphasizes the two countries’
Lourenco Proves He's No One's Puppet in Angola

Lourenco Proves He's No One's Puppet in Angola

Shortly after becoming president of Angola in September, Joao Lourenco did something completely unexpected: he stopped at a red light.
Brexit Talks Let France Give Old Foe Another One in the Eye

Brexit Talks Let France Give Old Foe Another One in the Eye

Even since William the Conqueror invaded England in the 11th Century, Anglo-French ties have been choppy. But Brexit is a reminder that bad blood might still course through the veins of these two
Lagarde Urges Germany to Lift Public Spending Amid Trade Surplus

Lagarde Urges Germany to Lift Public Spending Amid Trade Surplus

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde encouraged Germany to step up government spending to boost growth, noting the country’s current-account surplus is too large.
May’s Date to Make Up With Trump in Davos Is on Ice

May’s Date to Make Up With Trump in Davos Is on Ice

Theresa May’s hopes of thawing frosty relations with Donald Trump at a meeting on the slopes of Davos next week look to be fading, according to people familiar with the matter.

China Uses Facial Recognition to Fence In Villagers in Far West

China’s state surveillance apparatus is trying out a new tool in one of its favorite test beds, the restive region of Xinjiang.
Unlike Corzine, Murphy to Accept Full $175,000 Governor's Salary

Unlike Corzine, Murphy to Accept Full $175,000 Governor's Salary

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, a day into the job, said he will accept the full $175,000 pay that comes with the position.
Goldman Sachs and Ken Griffin Funds Give Big to Obama Foundation

Goldman Sachs and Ken Griffin Funds Give Big to Obama Foundation

Donald Trump’s tax cuts may be helping Wall Street, but some of its biggest names haven’t forgotten Barack Obama.
Fannie-Freddie Regulator Urges Utility Mortgage Guarantors

Fannie-Freddie Regulator Urges Utility Mortgage Guarantors

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s regulator is throwing its voice into the debate about what to do with the two companies at the center of the U.S. mortgage system.
Trump Hotels’ Top Room Rates Down 25% in Past Year, Report Shows

Trump Hotels’ Top Room Rates Down 25% in Past Year, Report Shows

Room rates at hotels bearing Donald Trump’s name have dropped sharply during his first year in the White House.