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German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Aide tries to refocus U.S. tax debate after Trump’s corporate rate remark

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President [more…]

Millions would lose mortgage, gift write-offs under U.S. tax bill: study

Millions would lose mortgage, gift write-offs under U.S. tax bill: study

Published 08/12/2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Millions of households would no longer benefit from federal tax deductions for charity donations, mortgage interest payments and property tax under Republican [more…]

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Congress averts government shutdown for now

Published 08/12/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader [more…]

New York pension fund seeks more pay disclosure from Wells Fargo

New York pension fund seeks more pay disclosure from Wells Fargo

Published 07/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York, October 18, 2010. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(Reuters) - New [more…]

Column: U.S. Republicans sharpen knives for retirement program cuts

Column: U.S. Republicans sharpen knives for retirement program cuts

Published 07/12/2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) looks on at the Capitol Christmas Tree lighting ceremony on West Front Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., [more…]

EU exec proposes deeper euro zone integration to unite EU

EU exec proposes deeper euro zone integration to unite EU

Published 06/12/2017

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Francois LenoirBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday [more…]

Factbox: EU Commission proposals on euro zone reform

Factbox: EU Commission proposals on euro zone reform

Published 06/12/2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a package of legislative and non-binding measures to reform the euro zone and make it more [more…]

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Published 04/12/2017

Bavarian Prime Minister and head of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer arrives for a news conference at the CSU headquarters after a board [more…]

U.S. equity index futures open higher after Senate passes tax bill

U.S. equity index futures open higher after Senate passes tax bill

Published 04/12/2017

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 1, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidNEW YORK (Reuters) - [more…]