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Balance of Power: Trump Defies 70 Years of U.S. Policy on Jerusalem

Balance of Power: Trump Defies 70 Years of U.S. Policy on Jerusalem

As a candidate, Donald Trump boasted he could stand on New York’s Fifth Avenue “and shoot somebody” without losing votes. On Saturday, after the Senate passed his tax-cut proposal, he declared himself
How Much Does It Cost to Leave the EU Trade Bloc? The U.K. Doesn’t Know

How Much Does It Cost to Leave the EU Trade Bloc? The U.K. Doesn’t Know

The revelation that the U.K. government decided to leave the European Union’s trade bloc without calculating the impact adds another twist to a week that was supposed to mark a breakthrough for Prime
Are the Saudi Arrests a Crackdown, Shakedown or Purge?

Are the Saudi Arrests a Crackdown, Shakedown or Purge?

Some debate is inevitable in a country in which the definition of corruption is muddied by a long-tolerated system of patronage.
Where Have the Buybacks Gone? A Puzzle With Clues for Tax Reform

Where Have the Buybacks Gone? A Puzzle With Clues for Tax Reform

Worried that American CEOs will blow their big tax windfall on share buybacks? A theory circulating on Wall Street says don’t be: Soaring valuations and a buoyant economy are making the tactic passé.
Pound Falls as May Faces Revolt From All Sides Over Brexit

Pound Falls as May Faces Revolt From All Sides Over Brexit

The pound fell for a second day against the dollar, while U.K. government bonds rose, as Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly faced rebellion from all sides just days before a key meeting with the
Trump Says Jerusalem Move Protested by World Leaders Is ‘Long Overdue’

Trump Says Jerusalem Move Protested by World Leaders Is ‘Long Overdue’

President Donald Trump said his plan to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the U.S. embassy there is overdue while world leaders from the Vatican to Tehran denounced his stance as
Trump Travel Ban, Back in Action, Faces More Court Showdowns

Trump Travel Ban, Back in Action, Faces More Court Showdowns

Days after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered temporary enforcement of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, challengers are heading back to court in last-gasp attempts to stop it.
House Conservatives Warn About Spending After Backing Tax Cuts

House Conservatives Warn About Spending After Backing Tax Cuts

A faction of conservative Republicans is raising warnings about federal spending, two weeks after backing tax-cut legislation that would raise federal deficits by $1 trillion over the next decade.
Plan to Stop Banks From Seducing Regulators Dies Under Trump

Plan to Stop Banks From Seducing Regulators Dies Under Trump

A high-profile plan to prevent federal watchdogs from getting too cozy with banks they are supposed to police has been scrapped by President Donald Trump’s newest Wall Street regulator.
As Selloff Hits Stocks, Some Investors Point to Jerusalem

As Selloff Hits Stocks, Some Investors Point to Jerusalem

Investors watching the selloff that enveloped Asian markets Wednesday saw a host of reasons, ranging from profit-taking to the continued drop in technology stocks. But one matter was prominent for
U.S. Ambassador Branstad on China, Human Rights, N. Korea

U.S. Ambassador Branstad on China, Human Rights, N. Korea

U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad discusses the relationship between President Trump and Xi Jinping, the increasing tensions between the two countries, trade, Human Rights, North Korea and oil.
Brexit Bulletin: Revolt From Within

Brexit Bulletin: Revolt From Within

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North Korea Must Halt All Testing for Talks, U.S. Ambassador Says

North Korea Must Halt All Testing for Talks, U.S. Ambassador Says

The U.S. would be ready to talk with North Korea if it renounced further nuclear or missile tests and followed through on the pledge, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad said.
Trump's Plan for Jerusalem Embassy

Trump's Plan for Jerusalem Embassy

President Trump is formally going to declare Jerusalem to be Israel's capital. The announcement about the embassy move from Tel Aviv to the city will come later today. The historic shift of U.S.
Chinese Newspaper Near North Korea Offers Advice on Surviving Nukes

Chinese Newspaper Near North Korea Offers Advice on Surviving Nukes

The paper used cartoons to offer advice on what residents can do about radiation exposure and provided instructions on how to respond during an attack.
Pictet's Donay Expects Either a Hard Brexit or Nothing

Pictet's Donay Expects Either a Hard Brexit or Nothing

Christophe Donay, head of asset allocation and macro research at Pictet Wealth Management, discusses Brexit negotiation and why he says it will be tough for the U.K. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak:

Richmond Fed President Pick Puts Spotlight on Selection Process

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s decision to hire Thomas Barkin as its next president has renewed questions over the cloaked process of selecting officials who set the most widely watched policy
China Mounts Fresh Defense of Globalization at Economic Forum

China Mounts Fresh Defense of Globalization at Economic Forum

China “unequivocally rejects protectionism” and will seek to safeguard the global trading system, a top Communist Party official told visiting executives at an economic development forum.
Hungary’s Central Bank Joins the Big Leagues With QE

Hungary’s Central Bank Joins the Big Leagues With QE

Hungarian central bankers are joining the quantitative easing era just as major global counterparts such as the U.S. Federal Reserve look to leave it.
EU Unveils Plan to Beef Up Euro Area on Back of Stronger Economy

EU Unveils Plan to Beef Up Euro Area on Back of Stronger Economy

The European Commission unveiled its plans to strengthen the euro area, a set of reforms already raising eyebrows in EU capitals as governments seek to identify common ground on how to boost the