Leslie Shaffer was a senior writer at CNBC.com, covering a range of topics from macroeconomics to markets and the corporate sector. She has extensive experience as an editor and reporter of financial news, having worked previously at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires.
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Trump's protectionism will see the U.S. become more isolated, while Washington-based World Bank and IMF could lose relevance.
Trump has applied labels such as a "disaster" and "horrible" to various U.S. trade deals, including Korus and NAFTA.
The U.S. Embassy in Ankara said it would suspend non-immigrant visa services, in a move Turkey's D.C. embassy quickly matched.
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer takes a more conciliatory tone on the Korus pact, stepping away from threats to terminate it.
In an interview with Fox News, President Donald Trump said that Puerto Rico's debt will have to wiped out.
Musician Tom Petty, frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, has died on Monday at age 66.
Playboy magazine inspired and rode the "sexual revolution" of the 1960s and '70s as a force for changing attitudes.
The commerce secretary told CNBC on Wednesday that the news media was to blame for the intense focus on the Trump administration.
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba increased its logistics investments as part of its aim to fulfill orders on the mainland withing 24 hours.
Advisers to President Donald Trump occasionally used private email addresses for White House business, the New York Times reported
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Pop Up Start Up candidate and trainee barber, Connor Rafferty wants a cut of the multi-billion dollar male grooming sector, but can he convince the judges his idea for dry shampoo will clean-up the competition.
Dan Yergin discusses how geopolitical tensions around the world are affecting markets.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's defense of globalization at the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year sounded like Bill Clinton in 1995, Dan Yergin says.
CNBC's Steve Sedwick sat down with to discuss shale and the U.S.' role in shaping the oil market.
From student entrepreneur to activist and space man, Richard Branson’s Virgin Group started from a London record store
Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson's commercial acumen was honed at a young age with his student magazine
In 2011, T-Mobile lost $4.3 billion and Legere said it was “a total mess”. Here's how he turned it around