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What Tax Reform and Powell as Fed Chair Mean for Stocks

What Tax Reform and Powell as Fed Chair Mean for Stocks

Nir Kaissar, a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist, discusses the potential impact of the GOP tax overhaul plan on financial markets and the confirmation hearing of Jerome Powell, President Trump's pick to
Trump Calls Meeting With GOP Senators a 'Lovefest'

Trump Calls Meeting With GOP Senators a 'Lovefest'

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House about his meeting with Senate Republicans about the prospects for U.S. tax reform. (Source: Bloomberg)
McConnell Among Republicans Backing Gun Background-Check Bill

McConnell Among Republicans Backing Gun Background-Check Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has joined other Republicans backing proposed legislation to bolster the background-check system intended to prevent criminals from buying guns, said Senator
Trump Says 'We Will Handle' North Korea Situation

Trump Says 'We Will Handle' North Korea Situation

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at the White House about North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile and Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer skipping a meeting on tax reform.
Sen. Thune Says Fiscal Trigger May Be Needed in Tax Bill

Sen. Thune Says Fiscal Trigger May Be Needed in Tax Bill

Sen. John Thune, a South Dakota Republican, discusses his meeting with President Donald Trump about U.S. tax reform. He speaks with Bloomberg's Julia Chatterley, Joe Weisenthal and Scarlet Fu on
Pakistan Hasn't Stemmed Terrorism in Afghanistan, U.S. Says

Pakistan Hasn't Stemmed Terrorism in Afghanistan, U.S. Says

Pakistan has failed to stop terrorists crossing its borders into Afghanistan, even as it has made progress against those who attack inside the country, the top U.S. general in the region said.
Trump Says ‘We Will Take Care of’ North Korea Missile Launch

Trump Says ‘We Will Take Care of’ North Korea Missile Launch

President Donald Trump said the U.S. “will handle” North Korea’s latest launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Donor Backing Roy Moore Causes Headaches for Other Republicans

Donor Backing Roy Moore Causes Headaches for Other Republicans

Contributions from an Illinois shipping magnate to a super political action committee backing embattled U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore in Alabama are causing problems for other Republicans.
U.K. Carmakers Warn That Hard Brexit Risks Decades of Progress

U.K. Carmakers Warn That Hard Brexit Risks Decades of Progress

The U.K.’s auto industry body issued a stark warning to the government’s business minister that introducing friction to trade with the European Union could undo decades of work spent honing
Sen. Rounds Says Trump Is Optimistic About Tax Reform

Sen. Rounds Says Trump Is Optimistic About Tax Reform

Sen. Mike Rounds, a South Dakota Republican, discusses his meeting with President Donald Trump on tax reform and the confirmation hearing for Jerome Powell, Trump's pick for Fed chairman. He speaks
Barney Frank Says Mulvaney Wants to Destroy CFPB

Barney Frank Says Mulvaney Wants to Destroy CFPB

Former Rep. Barney Frank, a Massachusetts Democrat, discusses the leadership showdown at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg
Trump Backs Bipartisan Obamacare Market Bill, Boosting Tax Plan

Trump Backs Bipartisan Obamacare Market Bill, Boosting Tax Plan

President Donald Trump told Republican senators on Tuesday he supports an Obamacare market stabilization bill offered by Republican Lamar Alexander and Democrat Patty Murray, which may help bolster
Tax Plan Gains Steam After Trump ‘Lovefest’ With GOP Senators

Tax Plan Gains Steam After Trump ‘Lovefest’ With GOP Senators

The Senate Budget Committee sent Republicans’ massive tax-cut bill to the full Senate for a marathon debate and vote as early as Thursday.
Why the GOP Tax Plan Might Not Boost U.S. Economic Growth

Why the GOP Tax Plan Might Not Boost U.S. Economic Growth

Christopher Lu, senior fellow at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, discusses the potential economic impact of the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on

U.S. Supreme Court Suspends the Wrong Lawyer Again

For the second time this year, a case of "mistaken identity" has caused the justices to suspend the wrong lawyer from the prestigious Supreme Court bar.
North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile, Yonhap Reports

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile, Yonhap Reports

North Korea fired a ballistic missile in its first provocation since U.S. President Donald Trump labeled the country a state sponsor of terrorism earlier this month, Yonhap reported, citing South
Dlamini-Zuma Endorsed by South Africa’s Free State in ANC Race

Dlamini-Zuma Endorsed by South Africa’s Free State in ANC Race

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s bid to lead South Africa’s ruling African National Congress received a boost when a majority of branches from one of the nation’s nine provinces endorsed her.
Trump’s Birth-Control Insurance Plan Is Unconstitutional, Democrats Say

Trump’s Birth-Control Insurance Plan Is Unconstitutional, Democrats Say

The Trump administration’s plan to roll back a requirement for employers to include birth control in their health insurance plans is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion, a group of 19
Senate Scrambles to Pass GOP Tax Plan

Senate Scrambles to Pass GOP Tax Plan

The Senate tax bill is headed for a marathon debate after Republican leaders brought the measure to the floor, hoping for a final vote by the end of the week. Bloomberg's Joe Sobczyk reports on
Obama Re-Emerges on Global Stage With Trip to Asia, France

Obama Re-Emerges on Global Stage With Trip to Asia, France

Former President Barack Obama is re-emerging on the global stage with a three-country tour that includes meetings with the leaders of China and India.