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Veda's Treyz Says Individual Tax Cuts Should Be Temporary

Veda's Treyz Says Individual Tax Cuts Should Be Temporary

Henrietta Treyz, Veda Partners director of economic policy research, discusses the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn and David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power."
Data Back Up Mnuchin's View on Average Americans Crawling Along

Data Back Up Mnuchin's View on Average Americans Crawling Along

Weekly earnings for full-time wage and salary workers in the lower rungs of the earnings distribution have been crawling along since the 2007-2009 downturn, even as the top 10 percent of earners saw
Rep. Stewart Says Sessions 'Sincere' in Testimony

Rep. Stewart Says Sessions 'Sincere' in Testimony

Rep. Chris Stewart, a Utah Republican, discusses Attorney General Jeff Sessions' congressional testimony in the investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. He
McConnell Explores Installing Sessions If Moore Wins

McConnell Explores Installing Sessions If Moore Wins

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discussed the idea of having Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed to his old Senate seat if Alabama GOP candidate Roy Moore wins election but then is
The EU Is Looking to 2018 for a Brexit Breakthrough

The EU Is Looking to 2018 for a Brexit Breakthrough

The emerging view from European capitals on Brexit timing suggests companies will have no choice but to activate their contingency plans, making the potential economic hit in the U.K. a fait accompli
Rep. Brady Expects House to Pass GOP Tax Bill

Rep. Brady Expects House to Pass GOP Tax Bill

Rep. Kevin Brady, a Texas Republican and chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, discusses the prospects for the GOP's tax overhaul plan with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Markets:
Mugabe’s Era Comes to an End as Zimbabwe’s Military Seizes Power

Mugabe’s Era Comes to an End as Zimbabwe’s Military 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.
U.K.'s Davis in Charm Offensive on Bankers Mulling Brexit Moves

U.K.'s Davis in Charm Offensive on Bankers Mulling Brexit Moves

David Davis is on a determined mission to show global bankers some love, promising he’ll work to protect the City of London from any trouble caused by Brexit.
What You Need to Know About the Byrd Rule

What You Need to Know About the Byrd Rule

If the tax reform bill doesn’t pass the Byrd rule test, it could go nowhere in the Senate.
Trump's Power to Use Nuclear Weapons Under Senate Scrutiny

Trump's Power to Use Nuclear Weapons Under Senate Scrutiny

President Donald Trump’s power to launch nuclear weapons is under scrutiny by both Republicans and Democrats in Congress concerned over his comments about striking North Korea.
Sessions Rebuffs Republicans’ Call for Special Counsel on Clinton, Comey

Sessions Rebuffs Republicans’ Call for Special Counsel on Clinton, Comey

Pressed during a Congressional hearing to commit to a probe into the Obama administration, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions delivered a blunt retort: Not yet.
Puerto Rico Utility Admits Error as Senators Blast Price-Gouging

Puerto Rico Utility Admits Error as Senators Blast Price-Gouging

Puerto Rico’s utility acknowledged that it made some missteps in issuing contracts to help it rebuild its grid even as it defended its choice of two untested companies to lead the effort.
Why a Brexit Rebellion Could Be on the Horizon

Why a Brexit Rebellion Could Be on the Horizon

Bloomberg's Emma Ross-Thomas previews Brexit's critical five weeks. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Sexual Harassers Are Serving in Congress, Two Lawmakers Say

Sexual Harassers Are Serving in Congress, Two Lawmakers Say

A California Democrat said at a House hearing Tuesday she knows of staff members being told to “be a good girl” and a male lawmaker exposing himself to a female staffer.
Arcane Byrd Rule Poses Hurdle for Senate Tax Bill

Arcane Byrd Rule Poses Hurdle for Senate Tax Bill

Bloomberg's Laura Davison discusses how the Byrd Rule is affecting the Senate's tax cut proposal. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Close." (Source: Bloomberg)
Muni-Bond Market Braces for Borrowing Rush Ahead of Tax Changes

Muni-Bond Market Braces for Borrowing Rush Ahead of Tax Changes

The municipal market is preparing for a potential onslaught of bond deals before the end of the year as U.S. lawmakers consider pulling the tax break from tens of billions of dollars of debt issued
Wall Street’s Dream Candidate in Colombia Comes With a Risk

Wall Street’s Dream Candidate in Colombia Comes With a Risk

his proposals put the country’s hard-won investment grade rating at risk.
Sandy Hook Families Make Last-Ditch Plea to Save Gun Lawsuit

Sandy Hook Families Make Last-Ditch Plea to Save Gun Lawsuit

Family members of the children and adults killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre asked Connecticut’s highest court to revive their lawsuit against Remington Arms Co., the maker of the AR-15 assault
U.S. Still Weighing Myanmar Sanctions, Official Says

U.S. Still Weighing Myanmar Sanctions, Official Says

The U.S. continues to weigh renewing sanctions on Myanmar as international frustration over the country’s treatment of its ethnic Rohingya minority rises, according to a senior State Department
Irish PM Says Threat to Veto Brexit Talks a ‘Big Mistake’

Irish PM Says Threat to Veto Brexit Talks a ‘Big Mistake’

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar hinted that he’s not to prepared to use his veto over Brexit talks in the face of opposition from other European countries, saying isolating the government in