President Donald Trump slapped steep tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels, giving a boost to American manufacturers like Whirlpool, while dealing a setback to the renewable energy industry in the first of several potential trade restrictions.
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Government shutdown fizzles on spending, immigration deal in Congress
Congress voted on Monday to end a three-day U.S. government shutdown, approving the latest short-term funding bill as Democrats accepted promises from Republicans for a broad debate later on the future of young illegal immigrants.
UK regulator puts brake on Murdoch's $15.7 billion Sky deal
Rupert Murdoch's $15.7 billion takeover of Sky is not in the public interest and should be blocked unless a way is found to prevent the media tycoon from influencing the network's news output, Britain's regulator said.
Musk may get no salary unless Tesla hits milestones
Silicon valley billionaire Elon Musk will get no salary or cash bonuses from Tesla Inc and all his compensation as Chief Executive of the electric car maker will be tied to stock and operational milestones, the company said on Tuesday.
Netflix shares hit record high after blockbuster results
Shares in Netflix Inc rose 9 percent to a record high in premarket trading on Tuesday after the video streaming service trounced Wall Street targets for new subscribers in the fourth quarter.
U.S. funding deal keep stocks bulls on the charge
World stocks hit another all-time high on Tuesday, as relief at a temporary U.S. government funding deal boosted already sky-high confidence about global growth and corporate earnings.
As Singapore ages, low tax model creaks
Beneath its modern and glitzy exterior, Singapore is aging. For the first time in its short history, the Southeast Asian nation is expected to have as many people aged 65 and older as under 15 this year, a demographic crux that challenges the low-tax economic model that helped transform Singapore from port town to financial hub in a matter of decades.
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