Category Archives: Business & Finance

At G7 Summit, Trump Offers Brexit Britain a ‘Very Big’ Trade Deal

Sunday President Donald Trump promised a big trade deal for post-Brexit Britain to Boris Johnson and praised the new prime minister as the right man to take Britain out of the European Union.

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AFL-CIO head ‘would have a hard time supporting’ ‘Medicare-for-all’ that eliminates union plans

Democratic candidates’ “Medicare-for-all” plans will rip apart union members’ health coverage in a move AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says will make it difficult for him and workers to get behind.

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IRS Hunts 10,000 Crypto Owners to Pay Back Taxes

The IRS is warning more than 10,000 holders of cryptocurrency that they may be subject to penalties for skirting taxes on their virtual investments.

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2020 Dems making big, costly promises on student loan forgiveness

The Democratic presidential candidates’ costly plans for universal health care dominated the Detroit debates — but their plans for tackling the costs of higher education are every bit as ambitious, and controversial, even if they don’t prompt the same on-stage fireworks as the “Medicare-for-all” divide.

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Trump Defends Tariffs: ‘Great Negotiating Tool’

President Donald Trump defended his use of tariffs in several tweets Friday morning, saying they have allowed his administration to carve out better trade deals.

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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday.

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UK seeks new no-deal Brexit freight plan

Transport companies are being asked to bid to provide extra freight capacity to be used in the event of a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. The hurried ferry procurement process as the UK prepared to leave the EU on 29 March cost taxpayers more than £85m.

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Trump says US won’t sell F-35 jets to Turkey, blames Obama for country’s Russian missile system purchase

President Trump has announced that the U.S. is going to halt sales of its F-35 stealth fighter jet to Turkey because the country received a new missile defense system from Russia – an exchange he claims was spurred by actions from the Obama administration.

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Trump Targets Euro, Renews Attack on Fed

Tuesday on Twitter, Donald Trump accused Europe of devaluing the euro zone’s single currency and also targeted U.S. monetary policy with renewed attacks on the U.S. central bank.

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California Gov. Newsom reminds Nike his state is ‘open for business’ after Arizona pulled incentives over flag

Who buys Nike anyway?  They’re too damn high. Tuesday Californication Governor Newsom  praised Nike for scrapping a sneaker release that featured a Betsy Ross flag and said his state was “open for business” following the controversy in Arizona.

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