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Trump Says U.S. Will Never Turn Blind Eye to Trade Abuses

Trump Says U.S. Will Never Turn Blind Eye to Trade Abuses

President Donald Trump speaks at a White House news conference about his trip to Asia. (Source: Bloomberg)
‘Trump Dossier’ Firm’s Founder Vouches for It in House, Sources Say

‘Trump Dossier’ Firm’s Founder Vouches for It in House, Sources Say

The founder of the firm that assembled a political dossier alleging ties between Russia and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign defended its credibility before a U.S. House panel, according to people
Trump Says U.S. Standing in World Has Never Been Stronger

Trump Says U.S. Standing in World Has Never Been Stronger

President Donald Trump speaks at a White House news conference about his trip to Asia. (Source: Bloomberg)
Trump Insists Asia Trip That Lacked Breakthroughs Was a Success

Trump Insists Asia Trip That Lacked Breakthroughs Was a Success

President Donald Trump pushed back on Wednesday against observations that his nearly two-week trip to Asia had produced no breakthroughs on trade or on North Korea, delivering a 24-minute statement at
Trump's Water-Bottle Search Steals Show at Asia Presser

Trump's Water-Bottle Search Steals Show at Asia Presser

President Donald Trump’s fumbling search for a water bottle stole the show from an extended defense of his trip to Asia that he delivered from the White House the day after he returned. (Source:
Wilbur Ross's Net Worth May Not Be What He Claims

Wilbur Ross's Net Worth May Not Be What He Claims

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index lowered its net worth calculation for U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to $860 million from $3 billion after determining that figures he provided couldn’t be
Merkel Wary of Pushing May Too Far in Brexit Talks

Merkel Wary of Pushing May Too Far in Brexit Talks

Germany’s Angela Merkel is wary that pushing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May too hard in Brexit talks could backfire, according to a person familiar with the chancellor’s thinking.
Trump’s Water-Bottle Fumble Steals the Show During His Asia Trip Recap

Trump’s Water-Bottle Fumble Steals the Show During His Asia Trip Recap

President Donald Trump’s fumbling search for a water bottle stole the show from an extended defense of his trip to Asia that he delivered from the White House the day after he returned.
Mexico Shows Willingness to Compromise With U.S. on Nafta Review

Mexico Shows Willingness to Compromise With U.S. on Nafta Review

Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Mexico is willing to review the North American Free Trade Agreement every five years, accepting part of a U.S. proposal, while insisting that there must not be
Menendez Jury Fails Again to Reach Verdict at Bribery Trial

Menendez Jury Fails Again to Reach Verdict at Bribery Trial

Jurors at the bribery trial of Senator Robert Menendez failed again to reach a verdict during their sixth full day of deliberations before returning bleary-eyed to the courtroom.
Xi’s Globalist Vision Encounters Suspicion in His Own Backyard

Xi’s Globalist Vision Encounters Suspicion in His Own Backyard

To understand the challenges Xi Jinping faces in assuming greater leadership in world affairs, look no further than the Chinese president’s travels through his own backyard this week.
The 9 Best Photos From Mnuchin’s Trip to See His Name on the Dollar Bill

The 9 Best Photos From Mnuchin’s Trip to See His Name on the Dollar Bill

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday took a tour of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to see production of the new $1 bills with his signature, Bloomberg’s Saleha Mohsin reports.
Nafta Talks Pick Up With Animosity in the Air

Nafta Talks Pick Up With Animosity in the Air

Nafta talks are picking up on mostly where they left off a month ago, with tension and animosity in the air. Bloomberg's Mike McKee and Eric Martin have more on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Chamber of Commerce's Harris Encouraged by GOP Tax Plan

Chamber of Commerce's Harris Encouraged by GOP Tax Plan

Caroline Harris, U.S. Chamber of Commerce's chief tax counsel, discusses the prospects for U.S. tax reform with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Zimbabwe's Military Detains Mugabe, Seizes Power

Zimbabwe's Military Detains Mugabe, Seizes Power

Zimbabwe’s military seized power and detained 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe in a struggle over the succession of the only leader the African nation has ever known. Bloomberg's Brian Latham
Wilbur Ross Sued by Firm's Ex-Managing Directors Over Fees

Wilbur Ross Sued by Firm's Ex-Managing Directors Over Fees

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and the company he founded, WL Ross & Co., were sued by three former managing directors who claim the corporate entities created to handle equity funds were
FCC Plans December Vote to Kill Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Plans December Vote to Kill Net Neutrality Rules

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission next month is planning a vote to kill Obama-era rules demanding fair treatment of web traffic and may decide to vacate the regulations altogether, according
Lawmakers Warn Trump Against Changing Auto Provisions in Nafta

Lawmakers Warn Trump Against Changing Auto Provisions in Nafta

More than 70 House Republicans and Democrats threw their support behind the U.S. auto industry’s opposition to changes the Trump administration has proposed to the North America Free Trade Agreement
We’re Cutting Our Calculation of Wilbur Ross’s Net Worth to $860 Million

We’re Cutting Our Calculation of Wilbur Ross’s Net Worth to $860 Million

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index lowered its net worth calculation for U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to $860 million after determining that figures he provided couldn’t be independently
Alabama Senate Race: Shelby Says He’ll Write In Someone Besides Moore

Alabama Senate Race: Shelby Says He’ll Write In Someone Besides Moore

Alabama Senator Richard Shelby says he will write in the name of a Republican who is not Roy Moore in next month's special election.