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  • WASHINGTON, March 21- President Donald Trump tried to rally Republican lawmakers behind a plan to dismantle Obamacare on Tuesday as U.S. stock markets showed their worst one-day performance since the November election. In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office two months ago, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office two months ago, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both the House and Senate, the party's leaders face a difficult task in...

  • TRENTON, N.J.— U.S. regulators have approved the first new drug in a decade for Parkinson's disease, a chronic neurological disorder that causes tremors and movement difficulties. The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it has approved Xadago for use when a patient's regular medicines aren't working well. According to the FDA, adding Xadago to...

  • March 21- Shares in U.S. banks tumbled on Tuesday as investors shrunk back from a post-election rally on worries that President Donald Trump would not be able to live up to his promises for large-scale relief on tax and regulation. Investors were worried that if the Trump administration cannot pass a healthcare bill that is up for vote this week, it will be harder...

  • *Financials have worst day since June. *Investors eye Republican struggle with healthcare. March 21- Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday as investors worried that President Donald Trump will struggle to deliver promised tax cuts that propelled the market to record highs in recent months, with nervousness deepening ahead of a key healthcare vote.

  • NEW YORK, March 21- A New York energy investor was sentenced to five years and 10 months in prison on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to engaging in a years-long scheme to avoid more than $45 million in income and other taxes. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan federal court, according to federal prosecutors. Prosecutors said Zukerman schemed to evade...

  • *OPEC sources say group leaning towards extending cuts. NEW YORK, March 21- Oil prices fell on Tuesday, with U.S. crude dropping to its lowest since November, as concerns about new supplies overshadowed the latest talk by OPEC that it was looking to extend output cuts beyond June. Brent futures for May delivery fell 66 cents, or 1.3 percent, to settle at $50.96 a barrel,...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Wall St glued to politics as correction fears return. The steepest pullback in stocks since the U.S. presidential election reveals investor angst about President Donald Trump's ability to push through major reforms, leaving stocks vulnerable to a long-anticipated correction. Adding to the angst, FBI Director James Comey on Monday...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office two months ago, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in...

  • *Financials biggest laggards on S&P. *Benchmark U.S. 10- year yields hit 3- week low. March 21- Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday as investors worried that President Donald Trump will struggle to deliver promised tax cuts that propelled the market to record highs in recent months, with nervousness increasing ahead of a key healthcare vote.

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • In one of the few visits he has made to the U.S. Capitol since taking office, Trump told fellow Republicans in the House of Representatives they would face "political problems" for opposing the bill that takes apart Obamacare and partially replaces it. While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a difficult task in uniting their...

  • *Financials biggest laggards on S&P. *Benchmark U.S. 10- year yields hit 3- week low. March 21- Wall Street fell sharply on Tuesday as investors worried that President Donald Trump will struggle to deliver promised tax cuts that propelled the market to record highs in recent months, with nervousness increasing ahead of a key healthcare vote.

  • March 21- STORY: U.S. stocks gave up early gains and turned sharply lower on Tuesday, led by a fall in financial shares as investors began to question the timeline for the implementation of the Trump administration's pro-growth policies. The S&P was on track for its largest daily percentage drop since Oct 11. RICK MECKLER, PRESIDENT OF INVESTMENT FIRM LIBERTYVIEW...