SAO PAULO/ MEXICO CITY, Feb 23- Mexico's peso strengthened to its highest level in more than three months on Thursday after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that any policies enacted by U.S. In Brazil, the real strengthened 0.45 percent, a day after central bank policymakers voted to cut the benchmark Selic rate by 75 basis points for the second straight...
*Canadian dollar settles at C $1.3114, or 76.25 U.S. cents. Canada sends 75 percent of its exports to the United States and could suffer badly if U.S. "We're in consolidation mode right now, waiting for either more policy announcements out of Trump, waiting for more central bank announcements," said Blake Jespersen, a managing director for foreign exchange sales at...
The Oceti Sakowin Camp was completely vacated shortly after 2:00 p.m. CST, the Morton County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. About a dozen Humvee vehicles entered the camp at around 12:30 p.m. CST and a helicopter flew low overhead, with more police officers and National Guard members stationed outside the site. Around 200 law enforcement...
Former J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson weighs in on what a border adjustment tax could mean for the retail industry.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on potential housing reform under the Trump administration.
The new U.S. Treasury chief says the equities rally reflects faith in Trump and his promises of tax reform and fiscal stimulus.
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Okla.), former National Republican Congressional Committee chairman, weighs in on the challenges surrounding the "repeal and replace" of Obamacare.
Trump says he wants to build up the U.S. nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack," saying the United States has fallen behind in its atomic weapons capacity. Trump tells chief executives of major U.S. companies he plans to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, but offers no specific plan on how to reverse a decades-long decline in factory jobs.
Those attending the Mexico's Manufacturing Supply Chain Summit said that NAFTA, the 23- year-old trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, generates billions in trade annually but said they are convinced it will be renegotiated and not eliminated. The forum happened as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Mexico amid what many consider is the...
WASHINGTON— Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. But Sessions, in his memo, said Yates' directive went against longstanding Justice Department policy and practice and "impaired the Bureau's...
Greece’s latest debt crisis could hopefully be resolved as soon as next month, the vice-president of the European Commission told CNBC.
The French run the risk of creating a crisis worse than the fall of Lehman Brothers if it instigates an EU referendum.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny said he would conclusively deal with the issue of his leadership after meeting the U.S. president.
French far right leader Marine Le Pen has increased her lead in the first round of France's presidential election.
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.