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Yet again, Trump believes Putin over his own intelligence officials

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In Vietnam, at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the second time ever. Regardless, Trump again put Putin’s claims over his own intelligence officials. “He said he didn’t meddle,” said Trump quoting Putin. “I asked him again.” He went on to call the investigation looking at Russian Read More

SEC Chairman: Initial Coin Offerings Will Have to Register as Securities

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Featured In a recent speech to an exclusive group of attorneys in New York, Walter Joseph “Jay” Clayton III, Securities and Exchange (SEC) Chairman, in prepared remarks and brief statements, equated Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) with securities, which will mean massive regulation of a red-hot market.  Also read: After SEC Snub, Vaneck Re-Enters Crypto Markets Read More

British dysfunction could make Trump’s Saudi Aramco dream come true

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In the eternal competition between London and New York to be the world’s premiere financial hub, British dysfunction may unwittingly give its American rival the advantage. Case in point is the battle over Saudi Aramco—officially known as the Saudi Arabian Oil Company—which is planning the biggest initial public offering in history. The American champion, US Read More

Behind the White House’s push to get a controversial DHS nominee into office

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Kirstjen Nielsen, the White House nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security, which handles everything from airport screening to hurricane relief, will tell the Senate today (Nov. 8) why she’s qualified for the job. She’s had some strong backing. In recent weeks, lobbyists for companies that sometimes get business from the department have been Read More

Here’s how to track if Xi Jinping “wins” when he meets Trump

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When Donald Trump hosted Xi Jinping at his private club Mar-a-Lago in April, the American president informed his Chinese counterpart—over “the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake,” as Trump told reporters later—that he had ordered a missile attack against Syria. Like that, the first Trump-Xi summit was overshadowed by the Syria strikes. Syria isn’t central Read More

South Korea can’t resist shading Japan at its dinner for Trump

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US president Donald Trump arrived in South Korea today (Nov. 7) after spending two days in Japan at the start of his lengthy Asia tour. In contrast to Trump’s “wonderful” friend Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe, South Korean president Moon Jae-in’s relationship with the US president is noticeably less close. In addition to lacking a Read More