President Trump intends to sharply increase U.S. defense spending for the coming fiscal year, the New York Times reported late on Sunday.
Feb 27- Gold prices held firm on Monday near 3-1/ 2- month highs hit in the previous session as investors await more clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policy. *Spot gold was little changed at $1,256.61 per ounce at 0034 GMT. The metal hit its highest since Nov. 11 at $1,260.10 in the previous session.
*France election campaign continues to weigh on euro. TOKYO, Feb 27- The dollar firmed in Asian trading on Monday, pulling away from a two-week low against the yen but lacking momentum as investors awaited this week's speech by U.S. The dollar edged up 0.1 percent to 112.04 yen, after falling as low as 111.925 yen on Friday, its first foray below the 112 level since Feb. 9.
HONG KONG, Feb 27- Asian stocks look set to edge lower for a second day on Monday as weak cues from U.S. share markets and declining European government bond yields on political worries push investors to take profits after a recent rally. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased slightly in early trade, with early Asian stock markets...
TOKYO, Feb 27- Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is close to finalising an investment in U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork, in a deal expected to be worth over $3 billion, CNBC reported on Monday. The investment under discussion is a $2 billion primary tranche of funding, followed by a secondary round worth more than $1 billion, CNBC reported, citing a source....
Although most said they expected Trump to balk on campaign promises to label China a currency manipulator, several top experts refused to rule it out.
The Japanese telecom company is making a big vote of confidence in the shared work space company.
Marc Faber, the man often referred to as Dr. Doom, warns investors that a significant sell-off could be imminent.
WASHINGTON— Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." Asked about potential cuts to the programs on ABC's "This Week," Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said...
The Affordable Care Act has two main components for expanding coverage: subsidized private health insurance available in all 50 states, and an optional Medicaid expansion that has been accepted by 31 states and the District of Columbia. A report by the consulting firms Avalere Health and McKinsey& Company concluded that the changes under consideration by...
The Democrats have elected Tom Perez, Obama's Labor Secretary, to lead the Democratic National Committee.
Conservatives who questioned Donald Trump's agenda during the election have now fully embraced the new president.
About half of Americans believe that Congress should investigate whether Donald Trump's presidential campaign had contact with the Russian government. NBC News reports.
Steve Bannon has long wanted to smash the state. Now we know exactly what he means, says Jake Novak.
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.