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Boris Johnson Has ‘Grave Reservations’ About Heathrow Expansion

Boris Johnson Has ‘Grave Reservations’ About Heathrow Expansion

Boris Johnson, the front-runner in the race to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, said he still has “grave reservations” about the expansion of London’s Heathrow airport, but didn’t say what he would
Trudeau Approves Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Trudeau Approves Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government decided Tuesday to proceed with the construction of a major crude oil pipeline, saying the project has met strict requirements on safety and consultation
N.J. Democrats in Legislature Ditch Murphy's Millionaire Tax

N.J. Democrats in Legislature Ditch Murphy's Millionaire Tax

New Jersey lawmakers are pitching a $38.7 billion spending plan that lacks the millionaire’s tax that Governor Phil Murphy insists must be in effect starting July 1.
New York Poised to Pass Its Own Version of the Green New Deal

New York Poised to Pass Its Own Version of the Green New Deal

New York is poised to pass its own version of the Green New Deal with a climate bill that would more than triple the state’s solar capacity and aggressively promote development of wind farms off the
'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/18/2019)

'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/18/2019)

"Bloomberg: Balance of Power" focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. Republican senator Thom Tillis says that President could probably demote Jerome Powell. And the former U.S.
McConnell Says He Opposes Reparations for Slavery

McConnell Says He Opposes Reparations for Slavery

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he is against reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay.
Hedge Funds for Everyone: SEC Ponders Letting in the Not-So-Rich

Hedge Funds for Everyone: SEC Ponders Letting in the Not-So-Rich

Hedge funds and private equity firms may be inching closer to getting their hands on a big pot of money that U.S. regulators have mostly kept out of reach: Cash from mom-and-pop investors.
Trump Deportations to Start With Migrants Who Defy Court Orders

Trump Deportations to Start With Migrants Who Defy Court Orders

President Donald Trump’s plan to begin deporting “millions” of undocumented immigrants as soon as next week will start with people who have defied final deportation orders, acting Immigration, Customs
Publishers Plead With Trump Not to Impose a China ‘Bible Tax’

Publishers Plead With Trump Not to Impose a China ‘Bible Tax’

Book publishers are imploring President Donald Trump not to impose “a Bible tax.’’
Trump Could Probably Consider Another Fed Chair, Tillis Says

Trump Could Probably Consider Another Fed Chair, Tillis Says

Sen. Thom Tillis (R) North Carolina discusses the possibility of changing the Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the potential impact that may have on on trade with Bloomberg's David Westin on
Sen. Tillis Says Fed Made Mistake in December, Defers to Trump on Powell Demotion

Sen. Tillis Says Fed Made Mistake in December, Defers to Trump on Powell Demotion

Sen. Thom Tillis, a North Carolina Republican, comments on the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy during an interview with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
Eurasia Group's Hirson on Hong Kong Protests

Eurasia Group's Hirson on Hong Kong Protests

Michael Hirson, China and Northeast Asia practice head at Eurasia Group, joined "Bloomberg Markets" on June 17 to offer his reaction to Carrie Lam's apology to Hong Kong protesters. (Source:
U.S. Senators Urge Trump to Seek Allies to Counter Iran Tensions

U.S. Senators Urge Trump to Seek Allies to Counter Iran Tensions

Republican senators are backing President Donald Trump’s pressure campaign on Iran while saying the U.S. needs to work with international partners and avoid miscalculations that could lead to
Trump Could Probably Consider Another Fed Head, GOP Senator Says

Trump Could Probably Consider Another Fed Head, GOP Senator Says

“It probably is within his authority, not to remove him, but to potentially consider another chair," Republican Sen. Thomas Tillis says when asked if it would be appropriate for President Trump to
Trump’s Acting Defense Secretary Steps Aside, Extending Pentagon Uncertainty

Trump’s Acting Defense Secretary Steps Aside, Extending Pentagon Uncertainty

Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to take over the post on a permanent basis, President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday, after reports surfaced of a domestic
EU Dream on Hold for Balkan Nations as Accession Talks Are Delayed

EU Dream on Hold for Balkan Nations as Accession Talks Are Delayed

The European Union put off a decision on starting accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia, highlighting continued resistance among governments to a new enlargement wave that would see
Pot Firms Seek to Transition From Sin Stocks to Ethical Darlings

Pot Firms Seek to Transition From Sin Stocks to Ethical Darlings

A group of 45 companies operating in the cannabis industry has crafted a set of standards that they hope could one day transform them from sin stocks into ESG darlings.
Erdogan Casts Doubt on Egypt's Explanation of Mursi's Death

Erdogan Casts Doubt on Egypt's Explanation of Mursi's Death

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan cast doubt on the official explanation for the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, comments sure to deepen a years-long feud with the North African
Faltering German Hands Vestager Chance to Claim Europe’s Top Job

Faltering German Hands Vestager Chance to Claim Europe’s Top Job

As European leaders prepare for another round of horse-trading in Brussels this week, one candidate is emerging from the sidelines who could fit the bill to become the bloc’s top executive.
Google Pledges $1 Billion to Tackle Bay Area Housing Crisis

Google Pledges $1 Billion to Tackle Bay Area Housing Crisis

Google pledged $1 billion over the next 10 years to try to address an affordable housing crisis in California’s Bay Area.