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  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is interviewed by investor John Paulson at the Economic Club of New York luncheon in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 15, 2016

    The hedge fund manager echoed many in the business community who are optimistic about the Trump administration's policies.

  • On Tuesday, British American Tobacco Plc announced a $49- billion deal to take over rival Reynolds American Inc, uniting two major e-cigarette players in the United States and United Kingdom and becoming a bigger competitor to Philip Morris International Inc and U.S. partner Altria Group. "Suddenly things that were not conceivable became something we...

  • Treasury and Health and Human Services called for fast congressional action to help Puerto Rico out of its economic mess, and said a bipartisan task force report failed to go far enough on recommending a low-income tax credit for the commonwealth. In a letter to U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and Health and Human Services...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- U.S. oil prices hit their biggest discount to global benchmark Brent crude in five months on Tuesday as President-elect Donald Trump said an oil import tax plan would be too complex and as a global deal to reduce supply hits Middle East output. A glut in global supply had limited the appetite for crude from the United States until late last year, even...

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    How can the Trump administration replace Obamacare without falling flat on its face? Tell the states to do it instead, says Vox's Ezra Klein.

  • A United States Customs agent waits for a northbound truck crossing the border to enter the United States from Nogales, Sonora, Mexico.

    Strife is raging between Republicans over the next big piece of legislation: corporate tax reform.

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    Ryan's claims that Obamacare is failing are disputed by the White House, which points to a record sign-up pace for health plans.

  • Republicans promising to repeal and replace President Barack Obama's landmark healthcare law are under "no hard deadlines" for producing an alternate program, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday.

  • Paul Ryan: Obamacare is collapsing

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on House Speaker Paul Ryan's comments at his weekly press briefing about the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Ryan: We are in 'complete sync' with Trump on Obamacare

    At his weekly press briefing, House Speaker Paul Ryan answers questions about the simultaneous repeal and replacement of Obamacare.

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    House Speaker Paul Ryan speaks about the efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- U.S. Treasuries rallied across the board on Wednesday, while the dollar fell to one-month lows after President-elect Donald Trump, in a widely-awaited press briefing, failed to provide clarity on future fiscal policies. "The market was disappointed by Trump's lack of specificity and details on his fiscal spending plans," said Kathy Lien, managing...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- U.S. Treasuries rallied across the board on Wednesday, while the dollar fell after trading higher for most of the session as President-elect Donald Trump did not provide much clarity on his future policies. Treasuries rose because stocks caved in with Trump's pharmaceutical comments, "said Kim Rupert, managing director of global fixed income at...

  • Thomas 'Tom' Barrack, founder of Colony Capital LLC and chairman of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural committee, speaks to members of the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

    Tom Barrack believes a "border adjustment tax" may come in at only 10 percent — not the 20 percent being discussed.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 11- Wall Street shares and the dollar rose on Wednesday ahead of a news conference by U.S. "The hope is for a pivot back toward the Trumponomics agenda, which was three key themes: tax reform, deregulation, and infrastructure spending," said Vassili Serebriakov, a currency strategist at Credit Agricole in New York. The UK's FTSE 100 was poised for a record...

  • The UK's FTSE 100 was poised for a record twelfth straight day of gains while European shares rose 0.2 percent. Trump has vowed to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office on Jan. 20 and has threatened to slap huge tariffs on imports from China. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and top members of Trump's transition team are...

  • European shares fell 0.3 percent while the UK's FTSE 100 was on track to snap an 11- day winning streak, with both indexes hurt by weakness in industrials. Trump has vowed to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office on Jan. 20 and has threatened to slap huge tariffs on imports from China. U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and top...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian shares rose to two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for clues on his policies on taxes, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies. European shares are expected to open slightly lower after Tuesday's gains, with spread-betters seeing Britain's FTSE...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian shares pulled ahead to two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for any clues to his policies on tax, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.4 percent to two-month highs, essentially...

  • TOKYO, Jan 11- Asian shares stood near two-month highs on Wednesday as investors looked to President-elect Donald Trump's news conference later in the day for any clues to his policies on tax, fiscal spending, international trade and currencies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed in early Wednesday trade.