The math doesn't add up for a GDP growth rate of 3.5 percent, former Labor Secretary Robert Reich says.
*Oil futures jump on OPEC stance on output cuts. Oil futures rose after OPEC said it was sticking to its deal to reduce output. The rally in equity markets around the globe, led by Wall Street, has been stoked by hopes of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and looser regulations from U.S.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 21- Gold prices pared losses on weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data on Tuesday, after falling 1 percent on renewed expectations of an increase in U.S. interest rates next month that pushed the dollar higher. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,235.85 an ounce since the start of the year. "The Fed was pretty hawkish on the weekend but the PMI...
Anthony Chan, Chase, and Henrietta Treyz, Height Analytics, weigh in on the Trump administration considering changes in calculating U.S. trade deficits.
Trump faced criticism for his recent responses to questions about threats against Jewish community centers.
Tuesday's decision was a setback for hedge fund Perry Capital and other investors that sought to challenge the lower court's dismissal of lawsuits arguing the government's confiscation of profits was illegal. Major owners of the companies' preferred stock include Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Funds Inc, while William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital...
As Republicans debate a border adjustment tax, Trump may be the key, John Harwood writes.
The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday after two Fed policymakers pointed to the potential for US interest rates to rise next month.
NEW YORK— Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been the subject of "a cynical media witch hunt" on Tuesday as he spoke after resigning as an editor at Breitbart News. Yiannopoulos opened his remarks to reporters by saying two men, including a...
MEXICO CITY, Feb 21- Mexico's foreign exchange commission said on Tuesday it will offer up to $20 billion in currency hedges as it seeks to tame volatility it said has unfairly battered the peso. The commission said the program will not use the central bank's international reserves, suggesting it will be similar to derivatives offered by Brazil's central bank.
It may seem a little early for a presidential pep rally but here's why Trump had to do it, says Jake Novak.
By harping on Russia, Democrats are making the same mistake Clinton made during the election, says Jordan Chariton.
Far-right Marine Le Pen cannot, will not and must not win the election, says Moscovici.
Thousands of Americans marked Presidents Day by denouncing the current occupant of the White House.
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.