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How Hong Kong Got a Million Protesters Out on the Streets

How Hong Kong Got a Million Protesters Out on the Streets

Demonstrations against the extradition bill brought parts of the city to a standstill on three occasions in the past week.
Deficit Doves on Track to Win Election in Low-Debt Guatemala

Deficit Doves on Track to Win Election in Low-Debt Guatemala

A former first lady and an ex-director of prisons are on course to win the first round of Guatemala’s presidential election, both pledging to take on more debt to tackle poverty that has driven
Iran Is ‘Striking Out,’ McConnell Says After Enrichment Threat

Iran Is ‘Striking Out,’ McConnell Says After Enrichment Threat

The top Senate Republican accused Iran of acting out and defended President Donald Trump’s posture toward the Islamic Republic after Tehran announced it will exceed a cap on its inventories of
Examining the Strength of the Trump Economy

Examining the Strength of the Trump Economy

President Donald Trump took to Twitter this weekend to tout the strength of the U.S. economy. Bloomberg's Michael McKee examines the Trump economy on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source:
Brazil Forecasted for Sub-1% Growth and More Rate Cuts This Year

Brazil Forecasted for Sub-1% Growth and More Rate Cuts This Year

Economists cut Brazil’s 2019 growth forecast below 1% for the first time and slashed their key rate outlook to the lowest on record, as the central bank prepares to hold its monetary policy meeting
Turkey Keeps Up Spending Spree Before Istanbul Election

Turkey Keeps Up Spending Spree Before Istanbul Election

Turkey ran a budget shortfall in May compared with a surplus in the same month last year, a sign authorities kept their stimulus in place to buoy the Middle East’s largest economy before a rerun of
EU May Freeze Customs Union Talks With Turkey Over Drilling

EU May Freeze Customs Union Talks With Turkey Over Drilling

The European Union is set to threaten Turkey with retaliation over its drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, adding to signs of deteriorating relations between Ankara and Brussels.
Trump’s $16 Billion Farm Bailout Criticized at the WTO

Trump’s $16 Billion Farm Bailout Criticized at the WTO

The European Union joined China and five other World Trade Organization members in criticizing the Trump administration’s $16 billion assistance program for U.S. farmers, indicating the bailout may
Iran Faces Mounting Pressure to Accept OPEC+ Meeting in July

Iran Faces Mounting Pressure to Accept OPEC+ Meeting in July

Russia’s energy minister is set to arrive in Tehran on Monday, hoping to nail down a new date for the next meeting of OPEC and its oil-producing partners.
China's Xi to Meet With Kim Jong Un in North Korea Ahead of G-20

China's Xi to Meet With Kim Jong Un in North Korea Ahead of G-20

Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to North Korea on Thursday for talks with Kim Jong Un, state media in Beijing and Pyongyang reported.
Why a Trump-Xi Truce at G-20 Isn’t a Slam Dunk

Why a Trump-Xi Truce at G-20 Isn’t a Slam Dunk

The suspense is building ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Japan next week, with many analysts and investors betting that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will meet on the sidelines and agree
U.S. Citizens in France Win 7-Year Fight With the IRS

U.S. Citizens in France Win 7-Year Fight With the IRS

The U.S. government will stop contesting a tax deduction sought by Americans living in France, according to a law firm involved in a seven-year legal battle over the levy.
Hong Kong Unrest Stirs Anti-China Mood in Taiwan

Hong Kong Unrest Stirs Anti-China Mood in Taiwan

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Nigeria Says 30 People Killed in Northeast Suicide Attacks

Nigeria Says 30 People Killed in Northeast Suicide Attacks

At least 30 people were killed and 38 injured in attacks in Nigeria’s northeastern town of Konduga carried out by three female suicide bombers, the National Emergency Management Agency said.
Johnson Sets Out His Pitch as He Builds on Lead: Brexit Update

Johnson Sets Out His Pitch as He Builds on Lead: Brexit Update

As Boris Johnson picks up support from both sides of the Brexit argument in the Conservative Party, leadership rivals said they’re battling to be the second name on the ballot sent to grassroots
Iran Warns Europe It Will Breach Nuclear Stockpile Cap in 10 Days

Iran Warns Europe It Will Breach Nuclear Stockpile Cap in 10 Days

Iran warned European nations on Monday that it would breach in 10 days the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement unless they take action to alleviate the pressure of tightening U.S. sanctions in the coming
Hundreds of Companies Descend on Washington to Fight Trump’s Tariffs

Hundreds of Companies Descend on Washington to Fight Trump’s Tariffs

New Balance Athletics Inc. has long advocated for and benefited from tariffs, competing with Nike Inc. and other footwear companies while still making shoes in the U.S. Now, it’s among the critics of
Fiat Leans Toward Trump as Industry Agonizes Over Fuel Rules

Fiat Leans Toward Trump as Industry Agonizes Over Fuel Rules

When a group of 17 of the world’s largest automakers sent a letter to President Donald Trump on June 6 asking him to compromise with California on vehicle-emission standards, one company was notably
Oil Tanker on Fire in Sea of Oman; U.K. Body Starts Probe

Oil Tanker on Fire in Sea of Oman; U.K. Body Starts Probe

A U.K. maritime body said it’s investigating an incident in the Sea of Oman after an oil tanker sent a distress signal to a port in the United Arab Emirates.
Hong Kong Extradition Bill Sparks Business Questions

Hong Kong Extradition Bill Sparks Business Questions

Gillem Tulloch, founder of GMT Research, discusses how the extradition bill could impact companies doing business in Hong Kong. He speaks on “Bloomberg Markets: Asia.” (Source: Bloomberg)
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