• Trump Knew About Hush Payments to Silence Alleged Affairs Before the 2016 Election, WSJ Says

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump was involved in or briefed on nearly every step of the pay-offs to silence Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal, two women with whom he allegedly had affairs, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
    Citing “interviews with three dozen people who have direct knowledge of the events or who have been briefed on them, as well as court papers, corporate records, and other documents,” the WSJ ‘s evidence runs contrary to Trump's insistence of innocence, or at least partial innocence. Trump has continuously denied the affairs, but admitted to reimbursing his personal lawyer...
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  • Stocks stumble as oil dives deeper into bear market

    7 days ago - By Chron

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    Wall Street fell Friday as weaker than expected economic data added to concerns about oil prices, which entered a bear market on Thursday.
    China reported weakening auto and manufacturing data overnight.
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    Stocks stumbled Friday as worries about slowing economic growth weighed on Wall Street, with energy and high-flying technology companies among the biggest losers.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.41%, or 108 points, and the S&P 500 was down 1.85%. The Nasdaq Composite shed 1.39% as Amazon, Facebook, and Google-parent company...
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  • Duke Energy CEO Says “Trade is On Everyone's Mind”

    7 days ago - By Fortune

    One common refrain this corporate earnings season is trade tariffs. Companies are spelling out the impact of the trade war between the United States and China on their profits.
    Even companies that don't do business with China are preparing for the ripple effect. Take Duke Energy. The nation's largest utility does most of its business in the U.S., but CEO Lynn Good tells Fortune, "Trade is on everyone's mind."
    "We are impacted in our supply chain. So vendors. Things that we buy," Good says. "We haven't begun to see much of an impact, but we would expect that to continue over '18 into '19...
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  • White House adviser Navarro to Wall Street: Stay out of U.S.-China trade talks

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    White House adviser Peter Navarro on Friday lashed out at efforts by current and former Wall Street executives to urge the United States and China to end their trade dispute, calling them "unregistered foreign agents" who were trying to pressure President Donald Trump into a deal.
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  • Canada Weekly: Lobster's Grip on the Bluenoser Economy

    7 days ago - By Economy

    Trump's tariff war with China has disrupted the crustacean trade, one of Nova Scotia's key industries.
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  • Trump's top trade adviser just warned Goldman Sachs and Wall Street not to leave their 'stench' on the US-China trade war talks

    Trump's top trade adviser just warned Goldman Sachs and Wall Street not to leave their 'stench' on the US-China trade war talks

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Peter Navarro, President Donald Trump's anti-China trade adviser, attacked Wall Street and Goldman Sachs on Friday.
    Navarro accused Wall Street of attempting to influence US-China trade negotiations and said the bankers are "unregistered foreign agents" working on behalf of the Chinese government.
    Chinese officials have reportedly reached out to some Wall Street executives in an attempt to understand Trump's trade position.
    Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet at the G20 summit in Argentina at the end of November.
    Peter Navarro, President Donald Trump's avowed...
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