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Bull market not dead as tax reform takes spotlight

NEW YORK The death of the Republican healthcare reform may not prove to be the knife to the heart of the bull market some had feared, but to keep the Trump Trade alive investors should temper expectations for the breadth of expected tax cuts.

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Exclusive: Venezuela increased fuel exports to allies even as supply crunch loomed

HOUSTON/CARACAS A gasoline shortage in OPEC member Venezuela was exacerbated by an increase in fuel exports to foreign allies such as Cuba and Nicaragua and an exodus of crucial personnel from state-run energy company PDVSA, according to internal PDVSA documents and sources familiar with its operations.

Mar 24 2017

U.S. business spending picking up, but may slow in second quarter

WASHINGTON New orders for U.S.-made capital goods unexpectedly fell in February, but a surge in shipments amid demand for machinery and electrical equipment supported expectations for an acceleration in business investment in the first quarter.

Mar 24 2017

Tesco nearing deal with Serious Fraud Office over accounting scandal: Sky

LONDON Britain's biggest retailer Tesco is in advanced talks with the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over a plea deal that would involve it paying a large fine over its 2014 profit overstatement, Sky news said on Saturday.

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Judge finds UPS liable to New York over cigarette shipments

NEW YORK A federal judge on Friday held United Parcel Service Inc liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, depriving the state and New York City of millions of dollars of taxes.

Mar 24 2017

Mnuchin says U.S. growth prospects not fully reflected in markets

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that he believes financial markets could improve "significantly" once they fully reflect the potential for U.S. economic growth from President Donald Trump's economic policies.

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