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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president


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  • *Trade between China, North Korea has slowed since U.N. sanctions. The new curbs show the Trump administration's focus on hurting trade between China and North Korea, which it sees as key to deterring Pyongyang from its ambition to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States. The latest sanctions included blacklisting three Chinese...

  • *Recommends tariff on imports above 1.2 million units. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, Nov 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday recommended tariffs to keep Samsung and LG from flooding the U.S. market with inexpensive washers, a step that would protect American appliance giant Whirlpool Corp.. The ITC found last month that surging imports harmed domestic...

  • House Way and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), joined by members of the House Republican leadership, introduce tax reform legislation November 2, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    More than half of North American CNBC CFO Council members welcome the GOP tax-reform plan yet remain uncertain of its impact on wages.

  • *Recommends tariff on imports above 1.2 million units. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, Nov 22- The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday recommended tariffs to keep Samsung and LG from flooding the U.S. market with inexpensive washers, a step that would protect American appliance giant Whirlpool Corp.. The ITC found last month that surging imports harmed domestic...

  • *Trade between China, North Korea has slowed since U.N. sanctions. The new curbs show the Trump administration's focus on hurting trade between China and North Korea, which it sees as key to deterring Pyongyang from its ambition to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States. The latest sanctions included blacklisting three Chinese...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process. Much friction centered on Mexican and Canadian rejection of a U.S. proposal to raise the...

  • Nov 21- Holders of Venezuelan bonds are meeting with each other and considering forming committees, advisers and fund managers told Reuters, as questions mount about the feasibility of President Nicolas Maduro's proposal to restructure $60 billion of debt. A UK- based hedge fund, MacroSynergy Partners, has invited institutional holders of Venezuelan and...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stuck by her prediction that U.S. inflation will soon rebound but offered on Tuesday an unusually strong caveat: she is "very uncertain" about this and is open to the possibility that prices could remain low for years to come. A day after announcing her retirement from the U.S. central bank, planned for early...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- The United States, Mexico and Canada failed to resolve any major differences in a fifth round of talks to rework the NAFTA trade deal, drawing a swift complaint from the Trump administration on Tuesday that the lack of progress could doom the process. Mexico and Canada have rejected a U.S. proposal to raise the minimum threshold for autos to 85...

  • WASHINGTON— Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the biggest challenge facing the central bank in coming years will be to craft an interest rate policy that avoids putting the economy through a "boom-bust" cycle. Yellen's comments at New York University echoed previous remarks on inflation, indicating that the Fed is still preparing to boost...

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