• 10 things you need to know before the opening bell

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Here is what you need to know.
    Trump meets Kim in Singapore. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un held historic talks in Singapore on Monday evening and signed an unspecified "comprehensive" letter.
    Trump's top economic adviser is "in good condition" after suffering a heart attack. "Our Great Larry Kudlow, who has been working so hard on trade and the economy, has just suffered a heart attack," Trump tweeted. "He is now in Walter Reed Medical Center."
    The IMF says clouds over the global economy are "darker by the day." IMF head Christine Lagarde said on Monday that...
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  • Photos taken just 48 hours apart show the contrast between Trump's G7 talks and his summit with Kim Jong Un

    Photos taken just 48 hours apart show the contrast between Trump's G7 talks and his summit with Kim Jong Un

    8 days ago - By Chron

    AP Photo
    Photos taken just 48 hours apart hint at President Donald Trump's feelings during meetings with global leaders.
    Trump met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 Summit on Saturday, where he called Trudeau "very dishonest and weak," and refused to sign a joint statement following negotiations.
    In contrast, Trump was mostly smiles with North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Monday, and said talks between them were "top-of-the-line."
    Photos taken just 48 hours apart show the contrast in President Donald Trump's meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G7 Summit...
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  • China leads Asian stocks higher after Trump-Kim agreement

    8 days ago - By CNBC

    Mainland Chinese stocks led Asian market gains on Tuesday after the highly anticipated meeting of Trump and Kim Jong Un.
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  • DealBook Briefing: How the Trump-Kim Summit Could Reshape the Economy

    8 days ago - By NY Times

    The president's bid to make peace with North Korea could change the way the U.S. trades with other Asian nations.
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  • Here's the full text of the document Trump and Kim signed

    8 days ago - By Fast Company

    The U.S. is giving the North “security guarantees” in exchange for “complete denuclearization.”
    The document said the U.S. would provide unspecified “security guarantees” to Kim Jong-Un's North Korean government in exchange for the North's “unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula,” reports Bloomberg. The document was signed in Singapore during the first-ever meeting of a sitting U.S. president and North Korean head of state. The document's text in full:
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  • Trump praises 'very smart negotiator' Kim Jong Un as agreement comes up short on denuclearization

    Trump praises 'very smart negotiator' Kim Jong Un as agreement comes up short on denuclearization

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un signed an agreement on Tuesday that failed to implement meaningful action towards denuclearization, or promise any other concessions by North Korea.
    Some experts described the agreement as "depressing" and "generic," while Trump said the lack of actionable items was because he was only in Singapore "for one day."
    But Leonid Petrov, a Korean studies expert at the Australian National University, told Business Insider that the summit should be seen as a success in building trust and busting myths between the two countries.
    Trump also repeatedly praised...
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  • Trump toes Kim Jong Un's line in a bizarre press conference on no sleep after the summit

    Trump toes Kim Jong Un's line in a bizarre press conference on no sleep after the summit

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump gave a wild press conference on no sleep on Tuesday after his historic summit in Singapore with Kim Jong Un.
    Trump largely took Kim Jong Un's word for it when it came to trusting North Korea to denuclearize.
    Trump said the US would stop military drills with South Korea, and even called them "provocative," which is North Korea's word for them and a large concession by any standards.
    Trump said human rights were brought up but didn't mention any specifics other than returning remains from the Korean war of the 1950s.
    Trump congratulated everyone for taking part in...
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  • Trump pitched peace to Kim Jong Un with this Hollywood-style video starring Kim as the leading man

    Trump pitched peace to Kim Jong Un with this Hollywood-style video starring Kim as the leading man

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Donald Trump commissioned a Hollywood-style video hyping peace in Korea to show Kim Jong Un.
    It was released to the media at a press conference on Tuesday.
    It features epic shots and frames Kim as a potential "hero of his people" who can "remake history."
    Trump said that Kim and his aides "loved" watching it, and hoped they would make it a reality.
    Donald Trump played Kim Jong Un a Hollywood-style video hyping the prospect of peace, which cast Kim as its leading man.
    The video, which Trump made public later that day at a press conference, made a dramatic pitch for the benefits of peace...
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  • Trump says his summit with Kim Jong Un 'would not have happened' without Otto Warmbier

    Trump says his summit with Kim Jong Un 'would not have happened' without Otto Warmbier

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Otto Warmbier was a US university student who was detained and sentenced to hard labor in North Korea in 2016.
    He was released home last year after performing 17 months out of his 15-year prison sentence, and died days after his return.
    Donald Trump told reporters in Singapore after meeting Kim Jong Un that Warmbier "did not die in vain."
    Donald Trump has said that his historic summit with Kim Jong Un would not have happened with Otto Warmbier, the US university student who was detained and tortured in North Korea for 17 months.
    In a solo press conference following his meeting with the...
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  • North Korea, Most Powerful Women, AI: CEO Daily for June 12, 2018

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Good morning.
    Donald Trump and Kim Jung Un signed a four-point document this morning , agreeing to establish new relations between the two countries and to "work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula." Trump said there would be "many meetings" between the two leaders - including a possible visit by Kim to the White House - to figure out exactly how that gets achieved.
    Meanwhile, Fortune ‘s Most Powerful Women summit is underway in London. I wasn't able to be there this year, but was interested in this interview Monday with Benevolent AI CEO Joanna Shields. Shields is an...
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  • Trump-Kim Summit: Cryptocurrency PotCoin Is Deal's First Winner - Adding 20%

    8 days ago - By Forbes

    Potcoin, a cryptocurrency geared towards the booming cannabis industry and its fast-growing community, jumped in price after Dennis Rodman's media appearance...
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  • Trump insists he will 'absolutely' invite Kim Jong Un to the White House

    8 days ago - By Chron

    Screenshot/Channel News Asia
    President Donald Trump gave a big signal that his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un went well.
    When asked by a reporter if he will invite Kim to Washington D.C., Trump said, "Absolutely, I will."
    The two leaders also signed an agreement, the details of which were not immediately released, and Trump called Kim a "very smart negotiator."
    President Donald Trump said he will "absolutely" invite North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the White House.
    The two leaders signed an agreement, the details of which were not immediately released, on Tuesday afternoon...
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  • Trump and Kim Jong Un's full joint statement from the historic summit in Singapore

    8 days ago - By Chron

    Kevin Lim/THE STRAITS TIMES
    President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday.
    The two reversed nearly seven decades of mutual hostility to embrace each other and commit to more peaceful relations.
    An joint statement was issued that leaves the door open for future talks while only briefly touching on the US's stated goal of denuclearization.
    The language used around the denuclearization clause is thought to favor North Korea's view that the entire Korean Peninsula needs to denuclearize, likely including US forces in South Korea.
    Joint...
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  • Trump and Kim Signed a 4-Point Peace Pledge at Their Summit. Here's What It Says

    8 days ago - By Fortune

    Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un signed a document Tuesday asserting that the U.S. president would provide unspecified "security guarantees" to Kim in exchange for the North Korean leader's "unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula."
    The two leaders signed copies of the document, in Korean and English, at a signing ceremony to conclude their summit in Singapore - the first ever meeting of the North Korean and U.S. heads of state .
    Trump and Kim noted the symbolism of the moment in their document, calling it an "epochal event of great significance in overcoming...
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