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Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center on September 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.
2016 Republican Presidential Candidate, Chairman and President of The Trump Organization


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  • WASHINGTON— While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs— if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced him. Pennsylvania gaming regulators were given at least five years' worth and eight boxes full of Trump's tax documents. Nevada, Michigan, Missouri,...

  • The safe haven asset slid nearly 1 percent on Tuesday, its biggest single session percentage loss since Aug. 30, as investors viewed that Democrat Hillary Clinton had won the first U.S. president debate against Republican rival Donald Trump, boosting the appetite for riskier assets like equities. Spot gold fell 0.2 percent to $1,324.71 an ounce by 0430 GMT on...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 28- China stocks sagged on Wednesday in thin trading, as investors' risk appetite continued to wane ahead of the week-long National Day holiday that starts on Oct 1. Hong Kong shares followed Asian markets lower, giving back some of Tuesday's gain, that partly stemmed from assessments that Democrat Hillary Clinton won the first presidential...

  • BEIJING— Major Asian stock markets were lower Wednesday after investors were reassured by trade-friendly Hillary Clinton's performance in a U.S. presidential debate with rival Donald Trump. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index fell 1.5 percent to 16,426.61 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng lost 0.6 percent to 23,440.18. ANALYST'S TAKE: "The strong performance by...

  • Asia markets traded lower on Wednesday, following U.S. gains on the back of the presidential debate and a beat on consumer confidence.

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Asian stocks were mostly lower on Wednesday, with European banking sector concerns and lower crude oil prices dulling investors' appetite for riskier assets. Equities in Asia had gained the previous day on a perceived win by Democrat Hillary Clinton at the first presidential debate over Republican Donald Trump, who is seen as creating greater...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- The yen flirted with one-month highs on Wednesday, recovering from losses following Tuesday's U.S. presidential debate, and the euro retreated on concerns over the health of the European financial system. The euro dropped to $1.1218 from Monday's high of $1.1280 as share prices in Deutsche Bank, Germany's largest lender, fell to a record low on...

  • TOKYO, Sept 28- Asian stocks edged up early on Wednesday following an overnight rise for U.S. stocks, while reduced hopes that a meeting of major producers would reduce a oversupply weighed heavily on crude oil prices. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 percent. Oil fell about 3 percent on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia and Iran...

  • NEW YORK/ LOS ANGELES, Sept 27- The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump drew 84 million U.S. television viewers, a record for such an event and numbers rarely seen on TV in the age of digital streaming and social media. The estimated ratings figure from Nielsen included people who watched the raucous encounter...

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    Donald Trump came out of debate night looking like the candidate who was running against both political parties, says Zogby Analytics' John Zogby.

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