Gary Cohn

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

Published 19/08/2017

With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within. [more…]

Asia stocks buoyant, dollar steadies after solid U.S. job gains

Asia stocks buoyant, dollar steadies after solid U.S. job gains

Published 07/08/2017

Asian stocks advanced on Monday, taking their cue from Wall Street, while the dollar moderated but retained most of its gains after a stronger-than-expected July job report. [more…]

Fed`s Yellen to speak: stocks up, dollar sluggish

Fed`s Yellen to speak: stocks up, dollar sluggish

Published 12/07/2017

People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 25, 2015.

The dollar was stuck near its lowest level in more than a year against the euro on Wednesday while stocks edged higher in light trading ahead of Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress.

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Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Republicans debating remedies for corporate tax avoidance

Published 18/06/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump walks from Maine One as he returns to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress will soon confront a complex challenge for tax reform: how to limit U.S. corporate tax avoidance schemes that take advantage of low tax rates in foreign countries.

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Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Trump`s plan to slash business taxes seen as `guidepost` by congressional Republicans

Published 27/04/2017

U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn (L) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin end their breifing after unveiling the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump unveiled a one-page plan on Wednesday proposing deep U.S. tax cuts, many for businesses, that would make the federal deficit balloon if enacted, drawing a cautious welcome from fiscal conservatives and financial markets.

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Wall Street banker Cohn moving Trump toward moderate policies

Wall Street banker Cohn moving Trump toward moderate policies

Published 17/04/2017

Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, takes part in a strategic and policy CEO discussion with President Trump in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

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`Trump Trade` winners switch into battered retail, biotech shares

`Trump Trade` winners switch into battered retail, biotech shares

Published 13/04/2017

A trader looks at screens while working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., March 27, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Some of the actively managed funds that have performed the best since the Nov. 8 presidential election are switching from "Trump Trade" bets on financial and infrastructure stocks into beaten-down sectors such as retail, apparel or biotech.

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Gary Cohn supports splitting lending and investment banks: Bloomberg

Gary Cohn supports splitting lending and investment banks: Bloomberg

Published 06/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: Gary Cohn walks through the lobby at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said in a private meeting with lawmakers that he supports a policy that could revamp Wall Street's biggest firms by separating their consumer-lending businesses from their investment banks, Bloomberg reported, citing sources.

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U.S. investor, CEO groups set for lobbying battle over proxy challenges

U.S. investor, CEO groups set for lobbying battle over proxy challenges

Published 20/03/2017

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Shareholder activists are pushing back against a major business trade group's request that the White House use its influence on the U.S. securities regulator to make it harder to get governance, political or environmental issues onto corporate ballots, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Monday.

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Japan minister agrees to share Toshiba case information with U.S.: Kyodo

Japan minister agrees to share Toshiba case information with U.S.: Kyodo

Published 17/03/2017

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Toshiba Corp is seen behind a traffic signal at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo

Japan's industry minister said on Thursday he had agreed with the U.S. energy and commerce secretaries to share information on developments involving Toshiba Corp and its troubled U.S. nuclear affiliate, Westinghouse Electric Co, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported.

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