NEW YORK, April 25- The U.S. dollar surged to its highest level against its Canadian counterpart in more than a year on Tuesday after the United States imposed duties on Canadian softwood, while the dollar hit a two-week high against the yen on greater risk appetite. The move, which affects some $5.66 billion worth of imports of the construction material, set a tense...
WASHINGTON, April 25- The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved President Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Trade Representative, bringing Robert Lighthizer a step closer to taking office as U.S. trade disputes with Canada and Mexico heat up. The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday announced 20 percent anti-subsidy duties on Canadian softwood lumber...
April 25- Lockheed Martin Corp, whose F-35 fighter jet was criticized by U.S. The Pentagon's No. 1 weapons supplier also cut its full-year earnings forecast by 10 cents to $12.15 to $12.45 per share, from $12.25 to $12.55. Despite the forecast, analyst Joseph DeNardi at Stifel Financial said it was "an effective increase," considering the 39 cents in charges during...
The euro remained high on growing confidence that market-friendly Emmanuel Macron will become the next French president.
The U.S. is considering extending its ban on laptops in aircraft cabins to include Europe and Britain, the Times of London reported Tuesday citing "several informed sources".
Trump's rocky first 100 days could lead to primary challenges and defeat in 2020, says Joshua Spivak.
A 15 percent corporate tax rate looks to be a non-starter on Capitol Hill.
Trump has received some criticism from Jewish organizations for what they deem a slow response to anti-Semitic incidents.
OTTAWA, April 25- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed to stand up for Canadian interests on Tuesday after the U.S. imposed new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalated, sending the Canadian dollar to a 14- month low. Speaking to a technology company in Ontario, Trudeau said he would defend the national interest, and...
If Capitol Hill goes dark, you can still receive mail, but you can't visit a national park, USA Today reports.
A Russian government-linked group seems to eager to slow down the Macron campaign's progress.
Three ethics watchdogs who reviewed the posts before they were taken down told NBC News they are troubling.
Presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron should be positive for financial stocks as he decreases the risk of euro zone disintegration and prepares plans for de-regulation, an analyst told CNBC on Tuesday.
Before we keep the champagne flowing, here is a gentle nudge as to what could go wrong and why it may not all be smooth sailing for Emmanuel Macron.
An estimated 71.6 million people watched the final debate between White House contenders Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on TV on Wednesday.
Clinton and Trump agree on this issue, but they're both wrong about how to fix the problem, says Pinar Çebi Wilber.
There isn't a "chorus" behind Donald Trump's debate performance, experts told CNBC.