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Donald Trump to end waivers, escalating Iran feud; oil prices climb

The Trump administration said it won’t renew waivers that let countries buy Iranian oil without facing U.President Donald Trump said in a tweet that “Saudi Arabia and others in OPEC will more than make up the Oil Flow difference in our now Full Sanctions on Iranian Oil.

Trump puts India in a fix over Iran oil and regional strategy

Full stop," US secretary of state Mike Pompeo announced at a state department briefing on Monday, signaling an end to a nearly year-long breathing room the Trump administration had given to eight countries, including India and China, after putting them on notice to stop buying Iranian oil.Other countries that also lost the waiver in the face of the Trump administration's unremitting hostility towards Iran are all American allies – Japan, South Korea, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Taiwan.

Trump’s Washing Machine Tariffs Stung Consumers While Lifting Corporate Profits

Only washers were subject to President Trump's tariffs.The authors calculate that the tariffs brought in $82 million to the United States Treasury, while raising consumer prices by $1.

Trump campaign discloses spending at the president’s own businesses

It also paid $25,436 to the Trump Corporation for “legal & IT consulting,” while spending $5,289 at Trump’s hotels for lodging and $584 at the Trump Grill.On Monday, she had highlighted the spending in this tweet:























NEW: Trump 2020 re-election campaign's FEC disclosure reports raising $30.

In Search for Leverage, Trump May Be Undercutting His Own Trade Deals

The president has also created uncertainty for companies that may throw the entire benefit of any trade deal he strikes into question.Last September, the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed to enter into bilateral trade talks with the United States.

DealBook Briefing: Goldman Says Trump Could Squeak a Win in 2020

)Goldman makes an early 2020 callEconomists at Goldman Sachs wrote in a research note over the weekend that President Trump has a “narrow” advantage over his potential Democratic challenger next year, according to news reports.Among them: “Groups that most strongly supported President Trump in 2016 made up a smaller share of total voters in 2018 than they did in 2014.

$7 Million Trump Building Condo Tied to Scandal-Scarred Foreign Leader

The funds for the all-cash purchase appear to have been siphoned from that country’s government, according to a report by Global Witness.Owners of units in the building — 1 Central Park West — pay tens of thousands of dollars a year in condo fees to Mr.

Mnuchin Says White House and Treasury Discussed Trump Tax Return Request

ImageSteven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, is at the center of a fight over whether to release President Trump’s tax returns to Congress.”“Our legal department has had conversations prior to receiving the letter with the White House general counsel,” Mr.

The Week in Business: Mexican Border Drama, and Trump Butts Heads With the Fed

Business|The Week in Business: Mexican Border Drama, and Trump Butts Heads With the Fedwith interestPlus, the latest news on Boeing’s plane troubles, and more Brexit angst.Here’s your roundup of the top news in business and tech, plus all you need to know for the week ahead.

David Malpass, Trump’s Pick to Lead World Bank, Is Approved

Business|David Malpass, Trump’s Pick to Lead World Bank, Is ApprovedImageDavid Malpass, center, at the White House in February when President Trump announced his nomination to lead the World Bank.CreditCreditDoug Mills/The New York TimesDavid Malpass, President Trump’s pick to be president of the World Bank and a longtime critic of the influence wielded by the bank and other multilateral institutions, was unanimously approved by its executive board on Friday.

Trump says he will nominate Herman Cain to Fed in move that provokes strong reaction

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Why Senate Republicans may turn on Trump Fed picks Moore and Cain

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Herman Cain, former chairman and chief executive officer of Godfather's Pizza, who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2012.Read: Trump says he will nominate Herman Cain to Fed in move that provokes strong reaction National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow defended Moore and Cain in an interview on Bloomberg television, calling them “capable people.

Why Senate Republicans may turn on Trump Fed picks Moore and Cain

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Herman Cain, former chairman and chief executive officer of Godfather's Pizza, who ran for the Republican nomination for president in 2012.Read: Trump says he will nominate Herman Cain to Fed in move that provokes strong reaction National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow defended Moore and Cain in an interview on Bloomberg television, calling them “capable people.

One Trump Victory: Companies Rethink China

CreditCreditReutersBEIJING — Whatever deal Washington and Beijing reach over the trade war, President Trump has already scored a big victory: Companies are rethinking their reliance on China.Danfoss, a Danish conglomerate, is changing the production of heating and hydraulic equipment to the United States.

Trump Says He Wants Herman Cain, Former Pizza Executive, for Fed Board

ImagePresident Trump is considering nominating Herman Cain, a former Republican presidential candidate, for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board.Powell, for raising interest rates in 2018, saying those moves slowed economic growth.

Trump Picks Herman Cain for Fed Seat

The Federal Reserve sent some important signals this week about the state of the U.WSJ's Gerald F.

Trump Says U.S.-China Trade Deal Close, but No Summit Plans Yet

We take a look back at how the world’s two largest economies got to this point.Photo: GettyWASHINGTON—The U.

Donald Trump: Congress to sue to block Trump border wall funding action: Nancy Pelosi

The Republican president in February declared a national emergency at the border to secure the money that Congress refused to give him for the wall.WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives will sue to block President Donald Trump's transfer of money to pay for a border wall along the border with Mexico, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

Is Trump's Push to Cut Foreign Aid a Policy Mistake?

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The Trump administration is cutting foreign aid to Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, saying the countries could do more to curb the flow of immigrants into the U.Photo: Getty










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Trump Vows to Close Border, Even if It Hurts the Economy

ImagePresident Trump said on Tuesday that “security is more important to me than trade.-Mexican border of more than several weeks would be the fodder for recessions in both Mexico and the U.