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Why Trump just slapped new sanctions on Chinese banks

cThe Trump administration’s months-long effort to be gentle in encouraging China to rein in North Korea is officially over. On Thursday, the White House announced that it’s slapping sanctions on a Chinese bank, a Chinese company, and two Chinese individuals for their ties to North Korea — an unambiguous sign that patience over China’s reluctance to help curtail Pyongyang’s nuclear ... Read More »

Deutsche Bank rejects US Democrats’ call for Trump finance details

The logo of Deutsche Bank is seen at its headquarters ahead of the bank’s annual general meeting in Frankfurt, Germany May 18, 2017. Deutsche Bank has loaned the Trump organization millions of dollars for real-estate ventures. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski Deutsche Bank’s external counsel in Washington, D.C. rejected on Thursday demands by US House Democrats to provide details of President Donald Trump’s ... Read More »

Climate change: Trump keeps world waiting on Paris deal

Donald Trump has said he will decide whether to pull out of a key climate change deal in the next week, having apparently shrugged off pressure from US allies in recent days. The US president tweeted he would make his “final decision” on the Paris accord after his return to Washington. Mr Trump left the G7 summit in Sicily on ... Read More »

Hillary Clinton Launches New Political Group Supporting Trump ‘Resistance’

Hillary Clinton is wading back into politics. After hiking in the woods, attending Broadway shows and making a series of increasingly frank public statements on her election loss to Republican Donald Trump, the former Democratic presidential candidate officially launched her new political group Monday afternoon. Onward Together, whose name and logo are a nod to her campaign’s “Stronger Together” slogan, ... Read More »

Small business are cautiously optimistic 100 days into Trump administration

Almost 70% of small and medium business (SMB) owners are optimistic they’ll see business growth,expansion or increased revenue over the next 12 months, despite their unease over political uncertainty in Washington, according to a new survey released today by marketplace and small business platform Purch, owner of Business.com. The current administration’s plans for deregulation pleased 61% of small business owners ... Read More »

Five ways the Trump economy is off to a record-setting pace

Cash has been flowing fast and free in the nascent Donald Trumppresidency, even if some of the economic data points haven’t caught up yet. Several measures indicate record activity in the days since the Republican captured the nation’s highest office in November. Mergers and acquisitions have been in a frenzy, companies have been rushing to market with massive amounts of ... Read More »

What Will The Trump Economy Look Like?

When the economy generated over 200,000 new jobs in January and again in February, Donald Trump suddenly decided that he respected the government statistical agencies. But when the economy produced only 98,000 jobs in March, the Administration was uncharacteristically quiet. That same report revised the earlier numbers downward by about 38,000 jobs. Compared with a year earlier, job creation in ... Read More »

Trump signs order undoing Obama climate change policies

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rolling back Obama-era rules aimed at curbing climate change. The president said this would put an end to the “war on coal” and “job-killing regulations”. The Energy Independence Executive Order suspends more than half a dozen measures enacted by his predecessor, and boosts fossil fuels. Business groups have praised the Trump administration’s ... Read More »

Banks are about to get a huge cash windfall thanks to Trump

Changes in banking regulations could result in a big windfall for the industry, much of which would make its way into investors’ pockets, according to a Goldman Sachs analysis. In a best-case scenario, slashed regulations would result in as much as $218 billion in excess capital which “could either be returned to shareholders or reinvested in the business,” Goldman said ... Read More »

Trump to team up with Japan’s Abe for round of golf in Florida

U.S. President Donald Trump will play a round of golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida this week and says he will make sure the Japanese leader is his partner in the game, rather than a competitor. Trump, who is due to welcome Abe at the White House on Friday, told Westwood One Sports Radio that playing golf ... Read More »