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Europe‘s leaders face a huge Brexit gamble on extending the UK departure

Europe‘s leaders face a huge Brexit gamble on extending the UK departure

The 27 European countries are considering whether or not to grant the U.K. a long extension to its European exit, but this could be the bloc‘s biggest Brexit gamble so far. The U.K. remains set to leave the European Union on March 29, but given that there is no support […]

Mark Mobius says Brexit could be ‘terrific‘ for emerging markets

Mark Mobius says Brexit could be ‘terrific‘ for emerging markets

The prospect of leaving the without a Withdrawal Agreement over the coming days could be “terrific” for emerging markets, according to veteran fund manager Mark Mobius. His comments come as British Prime Minister considers whether to put her embattled deal before Parliament for the third time. May has urged U.K. […]

Germany is forcing a marriage that may not work

Germany is forcing a marriage that may not work

Germany seems to be obsessed with the idea of creating a national banking champion. Is it a way of standing up to the big-ticket U.S. banks? Or reaffirming Germany‘s dominance as the biggest European economy? Either way, it looks like the country is pushing to create yet another “too big […]

Trump hosts Brazil‘s Bolsonaro as the two populists aim to build stronger ties

Trump hosts Brazil‘s Bolsonaro as the two populists aim to build stronger ties

President Donald Trump and Brazil‘s President Jair Bolsonaro, the anti-globalist leaders of the two largest economies in the Americas, met at the White House on Tuesday for their first face-to-face encounter. An ardent admirer of Trump, Bolsonaro chose Washington as the site of his first state visit since being inaugurated […]

Watch Google‘s big ‘future of gaming‘ announcement right here

Watch Google‘s big ‘future of gaming‘ announcement right here

will announce what it says is the “future of gaming” beginning at 1 p.m. Eastern. The company is expected to unveil a that will launch it into the $140 billion gaming industry, where it will compete with , and perhaps , which is working on a similar service. The service […]

19 blacked-out pages of Cohen search warrant suggest legal peril for Trump

that were used to get search warrants for former Trump attorney Michael Cohen include a lengthy section related to an “illegal campaign contribution scheme” that is completely redacted. The obscured section could underscore President ‘s legal peril in investigations by federal prosecutors in Manhattan, according to some legal experts. The […]

Trade talks are in final stages, but there is still fear China may walk back concessions: Reports

Trade talks are in final stages, but there is still fear China may walk back concessions: Reports

There were multiple reports about trade talks between the U.S. and China on Tuesday, which . Some U.S. officials fear China is reneging on certain trade concessions, Bloomberg News reported first Tuesday afternoon. People familiar with the talks that they are concerned that China‘s pushback and stalling of discussions could […]

Trump hammers the late Sen. John McCain again over Obamacare vote

Trump hammers the late Sen. John McCain again over Obamacare vote

President Donald Trump on Tuesday once again vented his frustration with Sen. John McCain over the late senator‘s decisive vote nearly two years earlier blocking efforts to repeal Obamacare. “I think that‘s disgraceful. Plus there are other things,” Trump said of McCain in remarks to reporters at the White House. […]

GrubHub sinks as analysts say it‘s struggling to keep pace with UberEats and DoorDash

sank 8 percent on Tuesday after analysts from KeyBanc Capital Markets said the food delivery service is struggling to keep customers amid increased competition from DoorDash and Uber. For GrubHub, “diner retention, initial diner spend and peak diner spend all appear to be deteriorating,” wrote the analysts, who have the […]

American pigs and cattle are ‘vulnerable‘ to deadly foot-and-mouth disease, government warns

American pigs and cattle are ‘vulnerable‘ to deadly foot-and-mouth disease, government warns

LOS ANGELES — America‘s swine and cattle populations are vulnerable to the deadly and highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease, and “efforts to prepare for a potential outbreak could be strengthened,” according to a U.S. government watchdog‘s new report. The said the U.S. Department of Agriculture “may not have a sufficient supply […]