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Most Americans Worry ‘Medicare for All’ May Raise Taxes, Poll Says

Most Americans Worry ‘Medicare for All’ May Raise Taxes, Poll Says

Most Americans think that ‘Medicare for All’ will drive up income taxes, according to a survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation, ahead of the Democratic presidential debates next week.
N.J. Democrat Shaped Tax Breaks to His Benefit, Panel Says

N.J. Democrat Shaped Tax Breaks to His Benefit, Panel Says

A New Jersey political boss and some of his allies shaped a law to grant tax breaks for redevelopment in one of America’s most distressed cities, then benefited from a state agency’s sloppy oversight,
Jon Stewart Keeps Up Pressure on McConnell Over 9/11 Responders’ Fund

Jon Stewart Keeps Up Pressure on McConnell Over 9/11 Responders’ Fund

Comic Jon Stewart used his buddy Stephen Colbert's late-night show to keep the heat on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for passage of legislation to replenish a victims' fund for first
Brexit Hardens EU’s Stance on Switzerland Amid Stock Trading Row

Brexit Hardens EU’s Stance on Switzerland Amid Stock Trading Row

A cyclist passes a Swiss national flag on a bridge in Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. While the Swiss city has largely recovered from the end of secrecy at financial institutions, which
EU Threatens to Punish Turkey Over Drilling in Mediterranean

EU Threatens to Punish Turkey Over Drilling in Mediterranean

The European Union will examine retaliatory measures against Turkey over its drilling activities in the southeastern Mediterranean, in a move that risks pushing relations between Ankara and Brussels
Trump Asked White House Lawyers for Options on Removing Powell

Trump Asked White House Lawyers for Options on Removing Powell

President Donald Trump asked White House lawyers earlier this year to explore his options for removing Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman, according to people familiar with the matter, in what
West African Finance Ministers Inch Closer to Single Currency

West African Finance Ministers Inch Closer to Single Currency

West African finance ministers and central bank governors agreed on technical issues surrounding the creation of a single currency for the Economic Community of West African States next year.
Distrust of U.S. Propels Turkey's Russian Missile Purchase

Distrust of U.S. Propels Turkey's Russian Missile Purchase

Turkey has dug in on buying a Russian missile-defense system in defiance of threatened U.S. sanctions because trust in Washington has broken down, three Turkish officials said.
No Doubt Iran Behind Attacks on Tankers, Says Gen. McChrystal

No Doubt Iran Behind Attacks on Tankers, Says Gen. McChrystal

General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Army (Ret.), talks about the military power of Iran, tensions in the Persian Gulf, and the need for getting more allies involved. He appears on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
China Is Still Behind the U.S. in Military Capability, Says Gen. McChrystal

China Is Still Behind the U.S. in Military Capability, Says Gen. McChrystal

General Stanley McChrystal, U.S. Army (Ret.), talks about how the U.S. can get along with China. He appears on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
Carrie Lam: `I Offer My Most Sincere Apology'

Carrie Lam: `I Offer My Most Sincere Apology'

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam sought to defuse protests that have rocked the city without stepping down or officially withdrawing a bill that would allow extraditions to China for the first time. “I
Kenyan Lawmakers Propose Nationalization of Kenya Airways

Kenyan Lawmakers Propose Nationalization of Kenya Airways

Kenya’s parliamentary transport committee proposed the nationalization of Kenya Airways Plc after rejecting the airline’s proposal to allow it to manage the nation’s biggest airport.
Romanian Government Survives No-Confidence Vote Despite Setbacks

Romanian Government Survives No-Confidence Vote Despite Setbacks

Romania’s government survived a no-confidence vote despite the jailing of the ruling party’s former leader for corruption and its poor showing at last month’s European Parliament elections.
Peter Praet Says Don't Blame ECB for Market Uncertainty

Peter Praet Says Don't Blame ECB for Market Uncertainty

Peter Praet, former ECB chief economist, says the ECB should not be blamed for uncertainty in the market. He also talks about the tenure of Mario Draghi. Praet speaks to Matt Miller on "Bloomberg
Trump’s Trade Chief Vows to Work With Democrats on Nafta Revamp

Trump’s Trade Chief Vows to Work With Democrats on Nafta Revamp

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he’s committed to working with Democrats on changes to the new North American trade agreement, and that he expects the resulting deal will get broad
UBS Sees No Fed Rate Cut Until at Least 2021

UBS Sees No Fed Rate Cut Until at Least 2021

David Kotok, Cumberland Advisors Chairman and CIO, and Laura Kane, UBS head of Americas investing themes, discuss their outlook for the Fed. They appear on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source:
Trump’s Tax Law Made Americans Less Charitable, Nonprofits Say

Trump’s Tax Law Made Americans Less Charitable, Nonprofits Say

Americans gave less money to charities last year partly because the Republican tax law changes made many people ineligible for tax breaks that can inspire donations.
Trump, Xi Stoke Trade Optimism With Plan to Resume Talks at G-20

Trump, Xi Stoke Trade Optimism With Plan to Resume Talks at G-20

The U.S. and China said their presidents will meet in Japan next week to relaunch trade talks after a month-long stalemate, triggering a rally in financial markets.
Trump Says He, Xi Will Have ‘Extended Meeting’ Next Week at G-20

Trump Says He, Xi Will Have ‘Extended Meeting’ Next Week at G-20

President Trump says he and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will have an “extended meeting next week” at the G-20 in Japan, Bloomberg News reports.