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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president

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  • WASHINGTON, June 17- The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 moratorium. In a 6-3 decision that underscored states' rights, the justices affirmed a lower...

  • *U.S.' Ross says Trump ready to impose tariffs without China deal. NEW YORK, June 17- U.S. Tom di Galoma, managing director at Seaport Global Securities in New York, believes a generally stable U.S. stock market should prevent the Fed from cutting rates on Wednesday.

  • The U.S. central bank is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at its two-day policy meeting starting Tuesday, but its statement will provide insight into the impact of the U.S.- China trade war, President Donald Trump's calls for a rate cut and weaker economic data. With investors expecting a rate cut as early as July, the S&P 500 index has risen 5% this...

  • PARIS, June 17- Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after a news report that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing. "Our immediate focus is the safe return of the MAX to service and re-earning the trust of airlines and the traveling public," a spokesman said in an emailed statement. President Donald Trump urged...

  • June 17- Wall Street's main indexes rose on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a key Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an interest rate cut later this year. The U.S. central bank is likely to leave borrowing costs unchanged at its two-day policy meeting starting Tuesday, but its statement will...

  • *U.S.' Ross says Trump ready to impose tariffs without China deal. Treasury yields slipped on Monday in choppy trading, weighed down by softer-than-expected U.S. economic data and persistent pressure arising from the trade conflict with China, as investors brace for this week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting. Tom di Galoma, managing director, at...

  • BERLIN, June 17- China must open up its markets and create fair rules for German companies, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said ahead of talks in Beijing this week, adding that he would also discuss intellectual property protection and steel overcapacity. Germany also wants China to change, but it hopes to achieve this through talks. "China and the European Union...

  • *Spot gold may retest a support at $1,337/ oz- technicals. Federal Reserve to meet June 18-19. Spot gold edged 0.1% lower to $1,340.20 per ounce as of 9:55 a.m. EDT.

  • LONDON, June 17- The wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn urged U.S. "I'd like President Trump to speak to Prime Minister Abe about fair conditions, fair trial conditions and to let me speak to my husband and also to respect this presumption of innocence until proven guilty," Beirut- born Carole Ghosn, who has a U.S. passport, told the BBC.

  • NEW YORK, June 17- U.S. Monday's sentiment has been darkened somewhat by weak U.S. economic data and persistent pressure emanating from the trade conflict with China. "The Empire manufacturing was shockingly weak," said Stan Shipley, fixed income strategist at Evercore ISI in New York.

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