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(Bloomberg) -- With a tweaked Nafta and talks with Europe and Japan, U.S. President Donald Trump is narrowing his trade war to China. But a few days ago in the South China Sea, it was the risk of a real war that became very much front of mind

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Regulation, litigation and shareholder meetings. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon says those three things are keeping companies from going public.

It's a “very scary time” for men, Trump said in relation to sexual assault claims against embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, whose behavior is under intense scrutiny.

At first Trump limited the FBI probe of Kavanaugh to four interviews. Then he said he gave the agency free rein. But agents aren’t probing Kavanaugh’s alcohol use or whether he perjured himself before Congress. A recently interviewed accuser says the FBI investigation isn’t “serious.

Despite Germany’s historic economic expansion, there are increasing signs of instability in the heart of Europe. This is where those signs are.

It’s not easy being Elon Musk. Settle with the SEC, hit your targets  for Model 3 production, and still Wall Street slaps you around.

It wasn’t a great day for Jeff Bezos, either. Assailed for low paying jobs, he’s raising minimum wages for Amazon employees in the U.S. and U.K.

What’s Joe Weisenthal thinking about? The Bloomberg news director is thinking about “Jobs Friday,” which is this Friday. A drop in unemployment to 3.8 percent is expected, but so to is a decline in wage growth.

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There’s a 99.7 percent chance of a 6.7 or higher quake hitting the Pacific coast in the next few decades. ShakeAlert, a government funded network of seismometers, is powering an early warning system that may save lives. It goes online in a few months, Bloomberg Businessweek reports, though Japan and Mexico have had similar systems for decades.

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