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ECB Ready to Use Rate Cuts as First Stimulus Move

ECB Ready to Use Rate Cuts as First Stimulus Move

ECB President Mario Draghi says additional stimulus will be needed “in the absence of any improvement” to the outlook for growth and inflation. Bloomberg's Matt Miller reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
Danish Growth Forecast Cut Is Bad News for Next Government

Danish Growth Forecast Cut Is Bad News for Next Government

Cyclists cross the Cykelslangen, also known as Bicycle Snake Bridge, in Copenhagen, Denmark, on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. For the first time in almost three years, the central bank of Denmark has
Avoid Brazil and Mexico, Don't Go Near Turkey, Says Allianz's Dwane

Avoid Brazil and Mexico, Don't Go Near Turkey, Says Allianz's Dwane

Neil Dwane, Allianz Global Investors global strategist, talks about his emerging markets investing strategy and potential impact of a trade war on markets. He appears on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
'We've Been Selling This Rally All Year,' Says Allianz's Dwane

'We've Been Selling This Rally All Year,' Says Allianz's Dwane

Neil Dwane, Allianz Global Investors global strategist, says he's still buying the rally in equities. He appears on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
Merkel Says Shaky Spell Was Due to Lack of Water

Merkel Says Shaky Spell Was Due to Lack of Water

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the momentary shaking she experienced during a ceremony with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was a result of not drinking enough water.
Berlin Plans Five-Year Rent Freeze Over Housing-Crunch Anger

Berlin Plans Five-Year Rent Freeze Over Housing-Crunch Anger

Berlin plans to freeze rents in response to public outrage over a growing shortage of affordable housing, setting a legal precedent in Germany on an issue that’s increasingly creating political waves
Democrat Klobuchar Unveils 100-Day Plan as Trump Kicks Off 2020

Democrat Klobuchar Unveils 100-Day Plan as Trump Kicks Off 2020

Senator Amy Klobuchar has released a list of priorities she said she’ll act on during her first 100 days if she wins the presidency in 2020, as she looks to break out of a crowded Democratic field
Lying Politicians Leading U.K. to No-Deal Brexit, Ex-Envoy Says

Lying Politicians Leading U.K. to No-Deal Brexit, Ex-Envoy Says

The U.K.’s former ambassador to the European Union blasted the “denial, delusion-mongering and deception” in British politics, which he predicts is leading the country to a damaging no-deal Brexit.
U.K. Settles $1.6 Billion Damages Claim Brought by Iranian Bank

U.K. Settles $1.6 Billion Damages Claim Brought by Iranian Bank

The U.K. government settled a 1.3 billion-pound ($1.6 billion) damages claim brought by an Iranian bank over a trading ban just as a "costly and potentially embarrassing" five-week trial was set to
Trump Blasts Draghi, China for Weak Currencies to Gain Edge

Trump Blasts Draghi, China for Weak Currencies to Gain Edge

U.S. President Donald Trump accused the euro area and China of weakening their currencies to gain an economic advantage, calling out the European Central Bank president for pledging monetary stimulus
When This China Critic Speaks, It Pays to Listen

When This China Critic Speaks, It Pays to Listen

To fully grasp President Donald Trump’s China strategy, the first step is understanding Robert Lighthizer. No one besides Trump himself has more ownership of the U.S.’s tariff policy toward Beijing
Italy’s Salvini Backs Mini-Bills Unless ‘Smarter’ Tool Found

Italy’s Salvini Backs Mini-Bills Unless ‘Smarter’ Tool Found

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini vowed to press ahead with so-called mini-bills, small-value notes to repay some of the state’s commercial debts, contradicting his finance minister and
Here's What BofAML Says May Happen If Trade War Is Here to Stay

Here's What BofAML Says May Happen If Trade War Is Here to Stay

Investors need to think big and long-term on ramifications of a potentially protracted U.S.-China trade war, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
Four More Years? Trump Has Reasons to Fear

Four More Years? Trump Has Reasons to Fear

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Tria to Investors: Ignore the Politics, Italy Will Be Prudent

Tria to Investors: Ignore the Politics, Italy Will Be Prudent

Finance Minister Giovanni Tria called on international investors to ignore the political noise and be confident that Italy’s populist government will redouble its efforts to avoid censure from
Istanbul Challenger Gets Critical Kurdish Backing Before Revote

Istanbul Challenger Gets Critical Kurdish Backing Before Revote

The opposition candidate trying to wrest control of Istanbul in elections this week received critical backing from a prominent Kurdish politician who’s been in prison for the past two and a half
French Jobless Benefits on the Block in Macron’s Next Reform

French Jobless Benefits on the Block in Macron’s Next Reform

Emmanuel Macron is taking aim at French unemployment benefits, sparking the wrath of the country’s labor unions just as the Yellow Vest protests subside.
Germany Plan to Charge Foreign Highway Drivers Vetoed by Court

Germany Plan to Charge Foreign Highway Drivers Vetoed by Court

Austria won a fight against Germany over a planned motorway toll on cars as the European Union’s Court of Justice said the fee discriminates against foreign vehicle owners and violates EU rights
The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights

The Supreme Court May Erode Decades of Wins for LGBT Worker Rights

In a trio of cases this coming term, the justices will hear arguments on whether it’s legal for bosses to discriminate against LGBT employees.
Trump’s Immigration Policy Shows Why Jails Are Risky Investments

Trump’s Immigration Policy Shows Why Jails Are Risky Investments

In Central Falls, R.I., a move to stop housing immigration detainees in a local jail sparked a bondholder lawsuit.
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