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Traders Poised to Win in Trump-Era Redo of Oil Speculation Rules

Traders Poised to Win in Trump-Era Redo of Oil Speculation Rules

U.S. regulators are poised to issue long-delayed restrictions on excessive speculation in oil and metals markets after tougher proposals stalled during the Obama administration, said three people with
BofA Muni-Bond Banker Fink to Seek House Seat in New York

BofA Muni-Bond Banker Fink to Seek House Seat in New York

Washington dealt a major blow to Wall Street’s municipal-bond industry with its 2017 tax changes. Now, one banker from New York says he wants to fight back from inside the walls of Congress.
Report: Disgraced Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Stiffed Her Own Lawyers

Report: Disgraced Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Stiffed Her Own Lawyers

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has reportedly been jilted by her own lawyers after the disgraced healthcare entrepreneur and erstwhile billionaire failed to pay them for their work in an ongoing
Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

Energy Department Releases Perry Documents: Impeachment Update

President Donald Trump’s lawyers finished presenting his defense on Tuesday, their third day of arguments in the Senate impeachment trial. The next phase, 16 total hours of senators’ questions for
Crunch Time for Lebanon as Cabinet Decides on Bond Payment

Crunch Time for Lebanon as Cabinet Decides on Bond Payment

Crisis-ridden Lebanon finally has a government again and top of its agenda will be whether to repay a Eurobond maturing in six weeks.
El lobo de Wall Street, el estafador estafado

El lobo de Wall Street, el estafador estafado

Jordan Bedford, que defraudó más de 180 millones de euros, demanda a los productores de la película alegando que le mintieron y engañaron
Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp

Wall Street Venture-Fund Curbs to Be Eased in Volcker Revamp

Wall Street banks would face much looser restrictions on investing in venture-capital funds under regulators’ latest rollback of the Volcker Rule, according to three people familiar with the matter.
U.S. Election Anxiety Joins Virus Fears in Fueling Yen Swings

U.S. Election Anxiety Joins Virus Fears in Fueling Yen Swings

The cost of hedging the yen has increased and surprisingly it isn’t just escalating fears of the deadly coronavirus that are gripping global markets -- it’s also reflecting market anxiety on the
Huawei Gets Reprieve as Trump Aides Disagree on Restrictions

Huawei Gets Reprieve as Trump Aides Disagree on Restrictions

A U.S. proposal to further restrict sales to China-based Huawei Technologies Co. has encountered objections within the Trump administration and is being held up as officials debate whether the step
Steven Mnuchin Sees 20-Year Bonds Extending Average Treasury Maturity

Steven Mnuchin Sees 20-Year Bonds Extending Average Treasury Maturity

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the country’s new 20-year security will extend the average maturity on the government’s debt while adding that ultra-long bonds aren’t coming any time soon.
FBI Restricts Evidence Collected From Carter Page Surveillance

FBI Restricts Evidence Collected From Carter Page Surveillance

The FBI has decided to restrict all information collected from surveillance of former Trump campaign aide Carter Page in 2016 and 2017 after serious mistakes were uncovered in court applications for
Boom or Bust?: Davos Diary

Boom or Bust?: Davos Diary

Welcome to Davos Diary, Bloomberg’s briefing on what’s happening at the World Economic Forum. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every day through Jan. 24.
Furlough Threat Hangs Over U.S. Military Bases in South Korea

Furlough Threat Hangs Over U.S. Military Bases in South Korea

The U.S. is warning it will send furlough notices within weeks to almost 9,000 South Korean workers at U.S. bases if the two countries don’t reach agreement on President Donald Trump’s demand for
Bloomberg Has Spent Quarter Billion on Campaign: Campaign Update

Bloomberg Has Spent Quarter Billion on Campaign: Campaign Update

Michael Bloomberg has spent more than a quarter billion dollars on political advertising since joining the Democratic presidential race, far outpacing all other candidates.
Citing Climate Change, BlackRock Will Start Moving Away from Fossil Fuels

Citing Climate Change, BlackRock Will Start Moving Away from Fossil Fuels

Bill McKibben writes about a letter to investors from the C.E.O. of the investment firm BlackRock, Larry Fink, announcing that the company will be making policy changes in response to climate change.

Tesla Hit By Wall Street Downgrade After 100% Rally, Leaving Musk’s Bonus Uncertain

Whether Elon Musk can claim his giant paycheck has become uncertain again.
SEC’S Jackson Leaving Next Month to Return to Teaching at NYU

SEC’S Jackson Leaving Next Month to Return to Teaching at NYU

Robert Jackson Jr. said he will step down from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission next month to return to teaching, leaving Wall Street’s main regulator with an open Democratic seat as
With Iowa Looming, Bernie Sanders Is Poised for an Upset

With Iowa Looming, Bernie Sanders Is Poised for an Upset

The cantankerous senator’s campaign appears to have taken off at just the right time.