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UBS' Tiberg Says Catalan Story Not a Systemic Risk

UBS' Tiberg Says Catalan Story Not a Systemic Risk

Joakim Tiberg, global macro strategist at UBS Securities Australia, discusses the election in Catalonia and its impact on the Euro zone and markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

U.S. Senate Offices Paid to Settle 13 Claims Since 1998

Offices of U.S. senators reached 13 employment-related discrimination or harassment settlements that totaled nearly $600,000 paid by taxpayer funds over two decades, according to data released jointly
PwC's Roschelle on Tax Reform, CEO Confidence

PwC's Roschelle on Tax Reform, CEO Confidence

Mitch Roschelle, partner at PwC, discusses the GOP tax bill, CEO confidence, the benefits and the international aspects of the tax plan. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
Japan Approves Record Defense Budget as North Korea Looms

Japan Approves Record Defense Budget as North Korea Looms

A Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter flies during a live fire exercise at the foot of Mount Fuji in the Hataoka district of the East Fuji Maneuver Area in
House Votes to Avert a Government Shutdown

House Votes to Avert a Government Shutdown

For the third time this year, the House of Representatives has passed a short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government running for three more weeks. Bloomberg's Joe Sobczyk reports on
Height Securities' Miller on Stopgap Bill, Tax Reform

Height Securities' Miller on Stopgap Bill, Tax Reform

Stefanie Miller, senior analyst at Height Securities, discusses the House passing the stopgap bill to fund the government through mid-January, the sentiment in Washington, benefits of the tax bill and
U.K.’s Boris Johnson Will Warn Russia to Halt ‘Destabilizing Activities’

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Will Warn Russia to Halt ‘Destabilizing Activities’

Boris Johnson will warn Russia to stop “destabilizing activities” which threaten the national security of Britain and its allies, as he makes his first visit to Moscow as foreign secretary.
Separatists Win Regional Catalan Election

Separatists Win Regional Catalan Election

Catalan separatist parties retained their majority in the regional parliament, dealing a blow to the Spanish government’s effort to contain the push for independence. Bloomberg's Maria Tadeo reports
Venezuela's Crumbling Economy Revealed in 2016 SEC Filing

Venezuela's Crumbling Economy Revealed in 2016 SEC Filing

Venezuela’s economy shrank a staggering 16.5 percent last year according to a 2016 annual report filed to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.
Serb President Sees Second Term Unlikely After EU Work Ends

Serb President Sees Second Term Unlikely After EU Work Ends

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic probably won’t seek a second term, as he intends to complete the work needed to lead his country into the European Union when his mandate ends in 2022.
Catalan Separatist Win Leaves Rajoy Counting Crackdown Cost

Catalan Separatist Win Leaves Rajoy Counting Crackdown Cost

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is meeting with allies this morning to plot his next move after a drubbing in Thursday’s Catalan election that saw separatists reclaim control of the regional
Children’s Health Insurance Program Still in Limbo After Yet Another Patch

Children’s Health Insurance Program Still in Limbo After Yet Another Patch

A critical government program that provides health-care coverage to 9 million low-income kids received yet another patch to help stretch it out a few more months.

Hispanic Caucus Clashes With Schumer Over ‘Dreamers’ Delay

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is taking heat from members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus for splitting with House Democrats over demands that deportation protections for 800,000
Pence Says He's ‘Fully Cooperating’ With Mueller's Russia Probe

Pence Says He's ‘Fully Cooperating’ With Mueller's Russia Probe

Vice President Mike Pence said the administration is “fully cooperating” with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.
House Passes Stopgap Bill to Avert Federal Shutdown

House Passes Stopgap Bill to Avert Federal Shutdown

The House passed another short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government running for three more weeks. Bloomberg's Steven Dennis reports on "What'd You Miss?" (Source: Bloomberg)
City of London Should Be Optimistic About Brexit, May Says

City of London Should Be Optimistic About Brexit, May Says

Prime Minister Theresa May said U.K. financial services should be optimistic about Britain’s trade talks with the European Union, despite EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier ruling out a special deal
Congress Passes Stopgap Funding to Avert Government Shutdown

Congress Passes Stopgap Funding to Avert Government Shutdown

The Senate gave final approval Thursday night to a short-term extension of federal funding to keep the government running for three more weeks while shoving a raft of fiscal and policy fights into the

Trump Beats Suit Targeting Business Dealings With Foreigners

Donald Trump escaped for now a constitutional showdown over the operation of his far-flung business empire while serving as president.

Pence Pays Surprise Visit to Afghanistan to Meet U.S. Troops

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid an unannounced visit to Afghanistan, a nation where the Trump administration has stepped up involvement in what’s become America’s longest war.
After Federal Overhaul, States Weigh Changes to Their Tax Codes

After Federal Overhaul, States Weigh Changes to Their Tax Codes

After Congress passed the most significant overhaul of the nation’s tax code in decades, lawmakers in high-tax states are preparing changes of their own.