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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.
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  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.2 percent on Tuesday and held below a 19- month peak hit last Thursday. "We upgraded our China equities call last month because of the strong economic data and comments coming out from the new U.S. administration pointing to a softer stance towards China," said Francis Cheung, head of China- Hong...

  • HAVANA, Feb 20- The Mississippi ports of Pascagoula and Gulfport signed agreements in Cuba on Monday with an eye to future business and with a Republican U.S. senator from the state looking on, despite concerns President Donald Trump might backtrack on improved relations. There is great potential for business between these ports and Cuba due to the...

  • TOKYO, Feb 21- Japanese stocks edged up on Tuesday morning as the yen eased back against the dollar, although trading volumes were low as a holiday in the United States left investors short of the usual leads. "There is not a whole lot of factors for the market to trade on while it awaits Trump's address to the Congress on Feb. 28. Shikoku Electric Power rallied more than...

  • proposal@ SAO PAULO, Feb 20- Brazilian stocks rose to a nearly six-year high on Monday after miner Vale SA unveiled a proposal to become a company with no defined controlling shareholders. Shares in Bradespar, a key shareholder in holding company Valepar SA, posted their biggest intraday jump ever, adding as much as 20 percent, but ended the day up 0.40 percent.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 20- Mexico's central bank chief, Agustin Carstens, will remain in office until the end of November, a spokesman for the president said on Monday, amid uncertainty about the impact of U.S. Mexico's peso sank to a record low following the November election of Trump, who has threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods and renegotiate the North...

  • Vice President Mike Pence assures the European Union in Brussels the Trump administration will develop their cooperation in trade and security and backs the EU as a partner in its own right. The U.S. military is "not in Iraq to seize anybody's oil," Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says, distancing himself from remarks by Trump, as he holds talks with Iraqi leaders.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 20- Gold firmed on Monday as the dollar softened, although trading was thin due to the U.S. holiday and as markets awaited details on President Donald Trump's tax policy. Liquidity was thin due to the Presidents Day holiday in the United States. "We have settled into a $1,220- 1,245 range, with activity expected to be light on Presidents Day," said...

  • Feb 20- Here is a complete list of all the things we can definitely infer from higher stock market prices:. 1- People who own stocks would have more cash if they sold today. It is no more true to say today that the new heights of the stock market are a verdict in support of Donald Trump, as he argues, than it was several months ago to imply they confirm the policies of Barack...

  • Feb 20- Here is a complete list of all the things we can definitely infer from higher stock market prices:. 1- People who own stocks would have more cash if they sold today. It is no more true to say today that the new heights of the stock market are a verdict in support of Donald Trump, as he argues, than it was several months ago to imply they confirm the policies of Barack...

  • Specifically, we could follow President Ronald Reagan's lead and increase the Earned Income Tax Credit. A quick history: The credit, created in 1975 to help lower-income workers offset Social Security taxes, was greatly expanded under Reagan, who championed it as a way to reduce poverty while making work more attractive than welfare. Last year both President...

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