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Tom Steyer Lifts Ceiling on Spending After Bump in State Polls

Tom Steyer Lifts Ceiling on Spending After Bump in State Polls

Billionaire Tom Steyer has blown past the $100 million he committed to his Democratic presidential campaign by more than 25% and now says there is no ceiling on what he will spend if it keeps paying
Najib Fighting for Freedom After Arrest in Malaysia 1MDB Probe

Najib Fighting for Freedom After Arrest in Malaysia 1MDB Probe

Less than two months after losing power in a shocking election defeat, former Malaysian leader Najib Razak is now facing a legal battle against charges that could see him facing jail.
Najib’s Party Picks Ahmad Zahid to Lead Malaysian Opposition

Najib’s Party Picks Ahmad Zahid to Lead Malaysian Opposition

The party of ousted Malaysian Premier Najib Razak has chosen his former deputy, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, as its new president to lead reform after a shock election loss in May ended its six-decade rule.
Najib Says Freezing of 1MDB-Linked Bank Accounts Unreasonable

Najib Says Freezing of 1MDB-Linked Bank Accounts Unreasonable

Malaysia’s embattled former Prime Minister Najib Razak has warned that political parties should not be victimized, as his United Malays National Organisation votes to choose a new leader.
Malaysia Scraps Multibillion-Dollar High-Speed Rail Project to Singapore

Malaysia Scraps Multibillion-Dollar High-Speed Rail Project to Singapore

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said he will cancel a proposed multibillion-dollar high-speed railway link to Singapore, scrapping a signature project of his predecessor Najib Razak in what
Malaysia's Najib Takes to Social Media to Defend Record

Malaysia's Najib Takes to Social Media to Defend Record

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak is taking to social media to defend his economic record, denying his administration manipulated national debt levels and warning the new government against
HNA, SkyBridge Drop Deal as Scaramucci Plans Return

HNA, SkyBridge Drop Deal as Scaramucci Plans Return

HNA Group Co. and SkyBridge Capital have agreed to drop the Chinese conglomerate’s plan to acquire the investment firm. Founder Anthony Scaramucci will return as a co-managing partner.
Malaysia Will Hold a General Election on May 9

Malaysia Will Hold a General Election on May 9

Malaysians will cast their vote on May 9 in what will be a showdown between caretaker Prime Minister Najib Razak and Mahathir Mohamad, the nation’s longest-serving premier.
Mueller Risks Crossing Trump's Red Line With Reported Subpoena

Mueller Risks Crossing Trump's Red Line With Reported Subpoena

Special Counsel Robert Mueller may have crossed a line President Donald Trump set out early in the investigation into possible Russian meddling with his latest move: a reported subpoena of the Trump
Gun-Free ETFs Are Everywhere But No One's Buying

Gun-Free ETFs Are Everywhere But No One's Buying

First it was tobacco. Then fossil fuels. Now guns have become a target on Wall Street.
Mandela's Chosen Heir Ramaphosa Takes Power in South Africa

Mandela's Chosen Heir Ramaphosa Takes Power in South Africa

After missing out two decades ago on becoming president, Cyril Ramaphosa, finally took power a day after Jacob Zuma resigned.
Russian Firm Tied to Trump Tower Meeting Ordered to Pay $5.9 Million

Russian Firm Tied to Trump Tower Meeting Ordered to Pay $5.9 Million

A Russian-backed company involved in a decade-long drama that touched the highest levels of the U.S. and Russian governments must hand over $5.9 million that it had agreed to pay to avoid a trial in
What’s Next for Saudi Arabia’s Elite After Leaving the Ritz

What’s Next for Saudi Arabia’s Elite After Leaving the Ritz

As detainees leave their luxury prison at the Ritz-Carlton in Riyadh, questions linger.
House Panel Backs Bill to Scrap Floating Prices for Money Funds

House Panel Backs Bill to Scrap Floating Prices for Money Funds

The House Financial Services Committee has advanced a bill that would eliminate some of the strictures placed on the $2.8 trillion money market mutual fund industry in the wake of the financial
Xi Jinping’s Debt Clampdown Has Left a Trail of Dead Projects

Xi Jinping’s Debt Clampdown Has Left a Trail of Dead Projects

In most of China, the economy is powering through Xi’s borrowing bottleneck. But for less-developed areas, the story is not so simple.
Mandela's Favored Heir Ramaphosa Poised to Lead South Africa

Mandela's Favored Heir Ramaphosa Poised to Lead South Africa

Almost two decades after Nelson Mandela stepped down as South Africa’s president, his favored successor, Cyril Ramaphosa, is finally poised to reach the summit of power.
Ramaphosa Set to Rule South Africa After Winning Control of ANC

Ramaphosa Set to Rule South Africa After Winning Control of ANC

South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa beat Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in a gripping battle for control of the ruling party, putting him on track to become the nation’s next leader.
Skyscraper City Becomes Citadel of Putin's State Capitalism

Skyscraper City Becomes Citadel of Putin's State Capitalism

Russia built it, but they didn’t come.
Tax Revamp Helps Fund Managers But Leaves Their Investors to Pay

Tax Revamp Helps Fund Managers But Leaves Their Investors to Pay

Chalk up a win for asset managers in the Congressional battle over reshaping the U.S. tax regime. For everyone else, however, the celebration will have to wait.
We’re Cutting Our Calculation of Wilbur Ross’s Net Worth to $860 Million

We’re Cutting Our Calculation of Wilbur Ross’s Net Worth to $860 Million

The Bloomberg Billionaires Index lowered its net worth calculation for U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to $860 million after determining that figures he provided couldn’t be independently