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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday opened another front in what’s fast becoming a global trade war. This time he attacked the nation’s biggest economic rival, China. And Beijing, like the markets, was not amused.  

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Trump said he won’t sign legislation to stop the widely assailed U.S. practice of taking immigrant children from parents when they cross the border. Then the White House sought to walk his statements back.

Indicted former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort was jailed after a federal judge revoked his bail for what prosecutors said was an attempt to tamper with witnesses.

Rich Americans may be able to take advantage of a new strategy to avoid the property tax caps imposed by the Republican tax overhaul.

U.S. tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports may quickly change how Americans buy cars, adding $8,000 to the sticker price of a Buick SUV.

Saudis can’t escape the climate of fear that permeates the kingdom months after a corruption purge turned the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Riyadh into a gilded prison.

Joe Arpaio, Scooter Libby, Dinesh D’Souza—could Wall Street junk bond king Michael Milken be next on the White House pardon list?

What’s Sid Verma thinking about? The Bloomberg Markets reporter said that while stock markets favor companies with low debt loads and healthy financial metrics, bondholders have reason to be bearish.

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