Your Evening Briefing
Its economy has been devastated by low oil prices. An opposition leader is organizing protests and assembling a government-in-waiting. The military and foreign nations are taking sides. Bloomberg Businessweek reports on how these forces could rip Venezuela apart.
Here are today's top stories
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi hinted she’s open to some fencing, but not a wall, to boost U.S. border security. But President Donald Trump said he won't wait for Congress to come up with a plan to avoid another government shutdown.
Trump meets with China Vice Premier Liu He Thursday, but the president said no "final deal" will be made until he gets to sit down with Xi Jinping.
The future of Airbus's A380 is on the line. Gulf carrier Emirates is seeking a deal that would swap its order for a smaller model.
Bloomberg Opinion has been tracking Trump's presidency with data. Here's how the first two years stack up, in 13 metrics.
Apple plans to launch new iPhones with a more-powerful 3-D camera and maybe even a new charging port.
What's Joe Weisenthal thinking about? The Bloomberg news director said the Fed's dovish stance renewed claims that there's a "Powell put" in the market. In other words, there's suspicion that the Fed wants to avoid a sustained drop in the stock market. During his press conference, Jerome Powell sort of admitted that's the case.
What you'll need to know tomorrow
- Trump is considering Herman Cain for a Fed seat. Remember him?
- Nike is facing a recall demand for a pair of its sneakers.
- Senator Bernie Sanders proposed an estate tax of up to 77 percent.
- Tesla's new CFO is a McKinsey-groomed millennial.
- It's not that cold. Truly frigid temps are a thing of the past.
- You don't need to wait until 2020 to buy a new Ford Bronco.
- A CEO made $357 million from small businesses, $3.50 at a time.
What you'll want to read in Businessweek
During an age when corporate scandals often end with a CEO enjoying a generous severance, the prospect of a top executive facing incarceration is genuinely shocking. Yet while Carlos Ghosn may have exceeded the boundaries of acceptable corporate behavior, it’s increasingly clear that his downfall had multiple authors.
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