U.S. stocks extend their post-U.S. election rise with moderate gains that push the Dow above 19,000 and the three major indexes to record closing levels for a second straight day.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump meets with journalists from The New York Times on Tuesday, hours after he posted on Twitter that he was canceling the meeting. Continue reading
Analysts say Trump’s announcement the U.S. will withdraw from the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) will hurt America’s ability to negotiate trade deals in the future, might impact US companies across different sectors.
Trump softens position on climate change, Clinton investigation.
Britain is $1.5 trillion poorer in dollar terms due to the fall in the pound since the vote to leave the European Union, according to a new study on global wealth. But Credit Suisse also predicts that around 945 billionaires will be minted around the world in the next five years.
The pressure to capture a rapidly growing percentage of online holiday sales is pushing Walmart and other retailers to offer deals sooner and sooner. Jeanne Yurman reports. Continue reading
The street performer known as the Naked Cowboy strolls into the lobby of Trump Tower in New York and performs a song extolling the virtues of the changes, such as building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, that President-elect Donald Trump has proposed making, before flashing onlookers with his underwear, which is printed with the word “Trump.”
The Federal Reserve’s second-in-command, vice chairman Stanley Fischer, warns against “inviting further trouble” by eliminating some of the so-called Dodd-Frank financial regulations. Jeanne Yurman reports. Continue reading
Punk band Green Day take aim at President-elect Donald Trump at the American Music Awards, singing, “no Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA.”
Incoming Trump chief of staff, Priebus, says there will not be a registry based on religion but a new vetting system will have to be put in place.