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  • VELES, Macedonia— On the second floor of a noisy sports center in the Macedonian town of Veles, a teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open his laptop and laid out his case for why lying is more lucrative than the truth. As President Barack Obama, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, journalists and academics a href='...

  • Steve Mnuchin

    He never ran a large organization or showed himself to be an accomplished economist. But he is very much a part of the firmament of the finance world.

  • WASHINGTON— Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's expected choice to be the nation's 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period in a job that ushered him into Trump's inner circle: head of Trump's campaign finance operation. If approved by the Senate, Mnuchin would follow...

  • WASHINGTON— Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's expected choice to be the nation's 77th treasury secretary, has had a long history as a successful financial executive and a shorter but significant period in a job that ushered him into Trump's inner circle: head of Trump's campaign finance operation. If approved by the Senate, Mnuchin would follow...

  • Supporters cheer for Donald Trump during a campaign rally at the Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services hanger November 4, 2016 in Wilmington, Ohio.

    Soros was named a leading financial supporter of anti-Trump protests by Trump supporters, a claim his foundation denies.

  • George Soros has become the target of Donald Trump supporters, who have begun organizing protests against the Democratic donor, USA Today reports.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 14- Soros Fund Management LLC dissolved its shares in the world's biggest gold exchange-traded fund in the third quarter of 2016, ahead of the U.S. presidential election, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed on Monday. By the end of September, billionaire financier George Soros' fund eliminated its position in SPDR Gold Trust as...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 10- Top Rio Tinto executives discussed payments to a consultant working to smooth relations with Guinea, weeks after it announced a settlement allowing it access to one of the world's largest iron ore deposits, according to internal emails. A U.S. investigation into Rio's activities and any payments in Guinea, however, could complicate a move...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 3- Republican Donald Trump wants his campaign finance chairman, Steven Mnuchin, to be his Treasury secretary if he wins next week's U.S. presidential election, Fox Business Network reported on Thursday, citing sources. Fox Business Network, citing unnamed sources from inside the Trump campaign, said the New York businessman has told his team he...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernise Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernize Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernize Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernise Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Officials had until Sunday to upload details of their assets and income in 2015 to a publicly searchable database, part of an International Monetary Fund- backed drive to boost transparency and modernise Ukraine's recession-hit economy. The database also shows that Groysman, a former businessman and provincial mayor, is not alone in preferring to keep much...

  • Oct 12- Former telecommunications equipment company Nortel Networks Ltd reached an agreement with their various business units on Wednesday to divvy up the $7.3 billion raised from liquidating the failed company, paving the way for pensioners and creditors to get paid after a seven-year wait. According to the agreement, Nortel's former U.S. business unit...

  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump responds to a question during the town hall debate at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri.

    "I understand it, the tax code, better than anybody that's run for president," Trump says at the debate.

  • *UK no stranger to a currency crisis. That risks a spiral of selling of UK bonds and stocks, sinking the currency further, stoking inflation and complicating the central bank's ability to ease credit more if needed to support the real economy. For investors fearing such a vicious circle there were worrying signs on Friday that overseas holders of UK assets may be...

  • *UK no stranger to a currency crisis. That risks a spiral of selling of UK bonds and stocks, sinking the currency further, stoking inflation and complicating the central bank's ability to ease credit more if needed to support the real economy. For investors fearing such a vicious circle there were worrying signs on Friday that overseas holders of UK assets may be...

  • LONDON, Oct 7- Sterling lost a tenth of its value in minutes on Friday, in what traders said was a "flash crash" driven by computer-initiated sell orders that left the pound at a fresh 31- year-low and heading for its worst week since January 2009. The pound has been under pressure for most of this week as anxiety grows that Britain will opt for a "hard" exit from the...

  • *Pound's sudden plunge in early Asia trade shakes markets. The pound has been under pressure for most of this week on growing anxiety that Britain will undergo a "hard" exit from the European Union. The drop in Asia came after French President Francois Hollande said the EU needed to remain firm with Britain, after it appeared Prime Minister Theresa May had opted for...