- The Long-Term Risk of China's Debt. (video)
- President Donald Trump rallied Republican lawmakers on Thursday to act quickly on priorities including a border wall and a new health care law after years of partisan gridlock between the White House and Congress. "We’re here now because tens of millions of Americans have placed their hopes in us to transfer power from Washington, D.C. and give it back to the people," Trump said at a Republican congressional retreat in Philadelphia. "Now we have to deliver. Enough all talk, no action. We have to deliver."
- U.S. Wage Disparity Took Another Turn for the Worse Last Year. The rich-poor pay gap is getting wider.
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- Gloom Descends on Mexico’s Nafta Capital. President Trump’s threat to renegotiate the free-trade agreement and build a wall has created anxiety in Monterrey, where foreign investment lifted thousands of workers into the middle class and further enriched the city’s mighty industrialists.
- Share of U.S. Workers in Unions Falls to Lowest Level on Record. Marks return to downward trend for organized labor after membership figures had stabilized.
- The President Opens the ObamaCare Escape Hatch. Trump’s executive order will make it easier to find an insurance plan that fits your needs.
- Who Are the ‘Obstructionists’ Again? Democrats are holding up Trump’s cabinet nominees in a way the GOP didn’t in 2009.
- The Entire Senior Management Team At The State Department Just Resigned.
- Pena Nieto Snubs Trump: Tells White House Won't Attend Meeting, Peso Tumbles.
- 'ItaLeave' Looms Again As Political Uncertainty Sends BTPs Plunging. (graph)
- New Home Sales Collapse In December As Trump Rate Surge Hits. (graph)
- McConnell Says Congress Moving Ahead With $12 - $15 Billion To Build Trump's Wall".
- US Services PMI Rebounds To 14-Month Highs As 'Hope' Soars. (graph)
- A $300 Billion Media Giant: Verizon(VZ) Said To Be Exploring Charter(CHTR) Combination.
- Wholesale Inventories Surge At Fastest In 14 Months (Thanks To Automakers). (graph)
- Initial, Continuing Claims Jump Despite Surge In Fed's National Actvity Index. (graph)
- Dutch Regulator 'Accidentally' Reports Soros' Short Positions, Sends Bank Stock Sliding.