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Markets brace for prolonged trade war

The trade war is officially back on, with the United States and China both refusing to give even an inch, causing investors worldwide to lose big as markets face their worst May in nearly...
Bernie Sanders Student Loan Debt

Sanders proposes $1.6 trillion student loan forgiveness plan

Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has revealed a new plan to eliminate student loan debt for over 45 million Americans. Sanders is proposing that the federal government pay to wipe clean the...
Trade Deal

Trump lights a fire under China as trade deal fails to materialize

U.S. President Donald Trump has increased the pressure on Beijing to bring an end to the ongoing trade war, threatening to ramp up tariffs if a trade deal is not made by the end...
Budget Deficit

Washington shrugs as budget deficit continues to soar

The federal deficit spending is ballooning on President Donald Trump's watch and Washington does not seem to mind. And even if they did, the political dynamics that enabled bipartisan deficit-cutting offers decades earlier has vanished,...
Trade War EU US

Are the U.S. and Europe heading for a trade war?

As the ongoing trade war with China nears an end, the U.S. is preparing to levy tariffs on the European Union in a move that could have a significant impact as Brussels struggles with...
UK EU Brexit

₤600 million lost weekly as UK fails on Brexit plan

The UK Parliament has when again failed to come to an arrangement in the ongoing Brexit saga, and the cost to the country is starting to add up. The second series of votes on Brexit...
President Trump

Democrats renew mission to evaluate Trump financials

House Democrats have renewed their push to acquire some insight into President Donald Trump's monetary records, according to a letter released on Wednesday afternoon. The move represents an escalation of congressional Democrats' longstanding interest in...
Commodities U.S. China Trade War

Commodities set to benefit on U.S.-China trade talks

Experts are anticipating the ongoing rally in commodities prices to continue in coming months, regardless of investor anxiety of the result of U.S.-China trade war. Trump imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports last...
Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee grills Big Bank CEOs

The chief executives of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the very first time since the 2008 financial crisis, as they deal...
trump border wall

Trump seeks $8.6 billion for border wall

The cost of Trump's border wall is more than six times what Congress designated in each of the previous two fiscal years, and 6 percent more than Trump has corralled by invoking emergency powers...