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Don't Be in a Rush to Do Business in World's Top Cobalt Producer

Don't Be in a Rush to Do Business in World's Top Cobalt Producer

When a foreign investor with multimillion-dollar projects across Africa was told the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo wanted to see him, he booked a suite at one of the country’s top
Biden's New York Fundraisers Draw Finance and Fashion Stars

Biden's New York Fundraisers Draw Finance and Fashion Stars

Joe Biden is barreling toward the end of the first campaign finance reporting period of his 2020 presidential bid with a densely packed schedule of fundraisers that have drawn a former Republican
Hong Kong Reopens Downtown Government Offices

Hong Kong Reopens Downtown Government Offices

The police commissioner of Hong Kong is backing away from labeling protests last week as a riot, saying only 5 people are facing that charge. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak:
Hong Kong Reopens Central Government Offices After Mass Protests

Hong Kong Reopens Central Government Offices After Mass Protests

Hong Kong reopened downtown government offices that had been blocked off after a historic protest on Sunday calling for leader Carrie Lam to resign over a bill allowing extraditions to China for the
Japan's Creaking Pension System Could Deal Abe Election Blow

Japan's Creaking Pension System Could Deal Abe Election Blow

Nagging doubts about how much money retirees need have erupted into Japanese public debate, potentially hurting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in national elections for parliament’s upper house next month.
Trump Calls Ship Attacks  ‘Minor’ as U.S. Adds Mideast Troops

Trump Calls Ship Attacks ‘Minor’ as U.S. Adds Mideast Troops

The Pentagon plans to send about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran, though President Donald Trump called two recent tanker attacks blamed on the Islamic
Underdog Gives Tory Big Beasts a Fright in U.K. Leader Race

Underdog Gives Tory Big Beasts a Fright in U.K. Leader Race

He’s admitted smoking opium, denied being a spy, pledged to revive the most unpopular plan in the history of Britain’s Parliament, and acknowledged he has a lot to learn.
House Democrats Aim to Repeal Church Tax Hike in Trump Law

House Democrats Aim to Repeal Church Tax Hike in Trump Law

House Democrats are likely to propose a repeal of a controversial provision in the 2017 tax overhaul that imposes a tax on some coveted benefits for employees at nonprofit organizations like houses of
Trump Mideast Peace Push to Start Without Israel, Palestine

Trump Mideast Peace Push to Start Without Israel, Palestine

Israeli officials won’t take part in a U.S.-led economic summit in Bahrain this month, an event seen as a first step in the Middle East peace plan being developed by the White House.
World’s Top Bicycle Maker Says the Era of ‘Made in China’ Is Over

World’s Top Bicycle Maker Says the Era of ‘Made in China’ Is Over

Giant Manufacturing Co. saw the writing on the wall early on. The world’s biggest bicycle maker started moving production of U.S.-bound orders out of its China facilities to its home base in Taiwan as
How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong's Carrie Lam Quits

How China Can Recover Even If Hong Kong's Carrie Lam Quits

A historic series of protests has left Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader, Carrie Lam, fighting for her political life. Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets to demand the chief
Duterte Stands by China, Doubts Own Fishermen in Sea Collision

Duterte Stands by China, Doubts Own Fishermen in Sea Collision

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is standing by China over a collision involving the two nations’ boats in the South China Sea, with his spokesman casting doubts on local fishermen’s accounts of
Biden Says He Can Beat Trump in South Carolina, Georgia, Texas

Biden Says He Can Beat Trump in South Carolina, Georgia, Texas

Democratic front-runner Joe Biden said Monday he plans to campaign during the general election and win in South Carolina, Georgia and Texas, states that have consistently supported Republicans for
Pentagon Shares New Photos, Timeline of Gulf Oil Tanker Attacks

Pentagon Shares New Photos, Timeline of Gulf Oil Tanker Attacks

The Pentagon on Monday released new photos and a timeline that it said bolstered U.S. accusations that Iran was behind a pair of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week.
Trudeau Poised to Advance Pipeline to Quell Oil Industry Furor

Trudeau Poised to Advance Pipeline to Quell Oil Industry Furor

Justin Trudeau is poised to give the green light to a major crude pipeline as he faces rising calls to support Canada’s struggling oil industry.
Treasury Narrows Reach of Foreign Income Levy to Fix 2017 Law

Treasury Narrows Reach of Foreign Income Levy to Fix 2017 Law

The Treasury Department has narrowed the reach of a new tax aimed at technology and pharmaceutical companies with overseas income, wiping out an unintended consequence of President Donald Trump’s 2017
Trump Tariffs Are Set to Affect Fireworks, And No One’s Happy About It

Trump Tariffs Are Set to Affect Fireworks, And No One’s Happy About It

President Donald Trump is promising a “major fireworks display’’ in Washington this July Fourth. Next year, displays across the U.S. won’t be so grand if his latest proposed tariffs take effect,
Trump Has Not Crippled Obama-Biden Economy Yet, Says Harpootlian

Trump Has Not Crippled Obama-Biden Economy Yet, Says Harpootlian

Former South Carolina Democratic Party chairman, Dick Harpootlian, discusses the 2020 presidential race and why he supports Joe Biden. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg Markets:
'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/17/2019)

'Balance of Power' Full Show (06/17/2019)

"Bloomberg: Balance of Power" focuses on the intersection of politics and global business. The show looks at whether China or Iran is the biggest geopolitical risk to investors and also takes the
The Man Who Inherited Australia's Downturn Just Isn't That Fazed

The Man Who Inherited Australia's Downturn Just Isn't That Fazed

Josh Frydenberg mulled a tennis career before going on to study economics and law, earn degrees from Oxford and Harvard Universities, and vault up the ranks of the Liberal Party. His latest challenge: