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Citi Says Trump and War Could Help Drive Oil to $80

Citi Says Trump and War Could Help Drive Oil to $80

This year may be anything but staid for the oil market as Citigroup Inc. predicts wildcards including war, Middle East tensions, Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un driving crude toward $80 a barrel.
Brexit Bulletin: Charming?

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Democratic Senator’s Report Warns of Russian Meddling Across Europe

Democratic Senator’s Report Warns of Russian Meddling Across Europe

A new report by congressional Democrats warns of deepening Russian interference throughout Europe.
Kuroda Must Stay to Handle Easing Fallout, Opposition Head Says

Kuroda Must Stay to Handle Easing Fallout, Opposition Head Says

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda should stay on for a second term to handle the potential fallout from five years of unprecedented monetary easing, according to the leader of an opposition party
Even Saudi Arabia’s Allies Are Questioning Its Mideast Power Plays

Even Saudi Arabia’s Allies Are Questioning Its Mideast Power Plays

Trending on Saudi social media last week was a clip of Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman promising to go on the offensive against his country’s biggest rival and take the fight “inside Iran.”
An Ardent Putin Fan Is Chasing Czech Re-Election

An Ardent Putin Fan Is Chasing Czech Re-Election

The Czech Republic is deciding this month whether to keep or replace as its president one of Europe’s most vocal supporters of Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Milos Zeman -- also an early fan of U.S.
Judge Blocks Trump’s Scrapping of DACA Program

Judge Blocks Trump’s Scrapping of DACA Program

Hundreds of thousands of children of undocumented immigrants facing deportation won a court order temporarily blocking the Trump administration’s decision to end the so-called Dreamer program in
Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Ruggiero Says N. Korea Not Ready to Denuclearize

Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Ruggiero Says N. Korea Not Ready to Denuclearize

Anthony Ruggiero, senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, discusses the high-level talks between North Korea and South Korea and what they have accomplished. He speaks on
Moon Vows to Never Accept North Korea's Nuclear Program

Moon Vows to Never Accept North Korea's Nuclear Program

South Korean President Moon Jae-in vowed to never accept North Korea’s nuclear program, while also saying he was prepared to meet Kim Jong Un under the right conditions.
Park Strategies' King Says S. Korea Is Funding the Enemy

Park Strategies' King Says S. Korea Is Funding the Enemy

Sean King, senior vice president at Park Strategies, discusses the formal talks between North and South Korea and what he says came out of the meeting. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Two Koreas Agree to Military Dialogue

Two Koreas Agree to Military Dialogue

The two Koreas have agreed to hold military talks and further high-level dialogue, but the North has made it clear its nuclear program is not on the table. Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on
Trump Yanks Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan After Objections

Trump Yanks Florida From Offshore Drilling Plan After Objections

The Trump administration is ruling out plans to sell new drilling rights off the coast of Florida, including eastern Gulf of Mexico waters coveted by oil companies, amid pressure from Republican
Trump Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS on Russia Dossier Claims

Trump Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS on Russia Dossier Claims

Donald Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen sued BuzzFeed Inc. and Fusion GPS for defamation over allegations about him in the research firm’s dossier that was commissioned in 2016 by the
Former HUD Secretary Castro Says Democrats Stand for Opportunity

Former HUD Secretary Castro Says Democrats Stand for Opportunity

Former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, Opportunity First PAC president, discusses the future of the Democratic party with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Scarlet Fu and Joe Weisenthal on "What'd You Miss?"
Trump Restricts ‘Unmasking’ of Citizens Caught in Surveillance

Trump Restricts ‘Unmasking’ of Citizens Caught in Surveillance

President Donald Trump ordered the Director of National Intelligence to develop new procedures to handle requests from government officials who ask for the identities of U.S. citizens swept up in
EU Risks Global Bank Crisis If It Blocks Brexit Deal, U.K. Warns

EU Risks Global Bank Crisis If It Blocks Brexit Deal, U.K. Warns

The European Union risks opening the door to another global financial crisis if it refuses to give London’s bankers a good trade deal, two senior U.K. ministers said, as the finance industry emerged
Peru President Reshuffles Cabinet to Stem Political Crisis

Peru President Reshuffles Cabinet to Stem Political Crisis

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski reshuffled his cabinet in a bid to breathe new life into his moribund government after his decision to free former autocrat Alberto Fujimori from jail sparked a
‘Davos Man’ Carlos Ghosn Says Trump Is Welcome at the Epicenter of Globalization

‘Davos Man’ Carlos Ghosn Says Trump Is Welcome at the Epicenter of Globalization

The quintessential “Davos Man” executive is prepared to lay down a welcome mat alongside Air Force One.
U.S. Senators Urge Government to Probe Intel CEO's Share Sales

U.S. Senators Urge Government to Probe Intel CEO's Share Sales

Two key U.S. senators are pushing authorities to investigate whether Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich violated insider-trading rules when he sold off a chunk of his shares in the
How Democrats Can Win by Losing on Net Neutrality

How Democrats Can Win by Losing on Net Neutrality

It sure looked final: On Dec. 14, the Federal Communications Commission voted to repeal net neutrality rules.