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These Sugar Barons Built an $8 Billion Fortune With Washington's Help

Bryan Riley, a senior policy analyst at the conservative Heritage Foundation, said Americans have since 2000 paid almost $50 billion in distended prices -- “all...

U.K. Seals Files on Sixties Profumo Sex Scandal Until 2047

Prime Minister Harold Macmillan quit on health grounds a few months later, and his Conservative Party lost the 1964 election. Alfred Denning, a senior judge,...

Saving Globalization: Canada's McCallum Sees Competitive Edge in Immigration

John McCallum is Canada's immigration minister in Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's new Liberal government. As an economist, McCallum was the first to document how companies...

GOP embraces 'clean, affordable' coal

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Bye-Bye Bonus: Brexit Seen Biting Profit for Years at U.S. Banks

“Choppiness” across markets posed dangers to trading desks before and after the referendum and means investors can't rely much on the revenue predictions from weeks...

Republican Show of Unity With Trump Punctured by Some Discord

Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan joked about their differences during an earlier meeting with House Republicans, said Representative Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee. "He basically said,...

Alberta Wildfires Costliest Insured Disaster Ever in Canada

NHTSA spokesman Bryan Thomas declined to comment Monday on whether the agency would add the Montana crash to its Tesla Autopilot investigation. NHTSA frequently expands...

McDonald's to Expand All-Day Breakfast to Keep Sales Boost Going

NHTSA spokesman Bryan Thomas declined to comment Monday on whether the agency would add the Montana crash to its Tesla Autopilot investigation. NHTSA frequently expands...

Volkswagen, BMW, Daimler Raided Over Steel-Buying Cartel

NHTSA spokesman Bryan Thomas declined to comment Monday on whether the agency would add the Montana crash to its Tesla Autopilot investigation. NHTSA frequently expands...

U.K. Manufacturing Growth Picked Up Before Brexit Referendum

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron resigned in the wake of the vote and the Conservative Party has yet to elect his replacement, meaning the U.K.'s...

Kerry Urges Britain and EU to Cooperate to Calm Markets

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Britain and the European Union to work together to calm markets as he headed to Brussels and London...

Here's What Credit Markets Experts Are Saying About Brexit

Jack Flaherty, New York-based fixed income investor at GAM Holdings AG., which oversees about $120 billion ... Jim Caron, a money manager at Morgan Stanley...

Film Fraud Foursome Jailed for Cheating on British Tax Breaks

Four British men were jailed for a total of 29 years for running a fraudulent film investment scheme that saw them receive 98 million pounds...

Gold-Plated Golf Club Maker Plans IPO in Hong Kong

The company, whose clubs are used by China's third-ranked golfer and last year's winner of the Japan Golf Tour Liang Wen Chong, saw revenue grow...

Cameron Joins Gordon Brown Making Final Appeal to Avert Brexit

The former premier's impassioned speech, in which he evoked Shakespeare as well as European conflicts through the ages, earned him praise from Cameron, whose Conservatives...

Lonely Are The Brave as Brexit Vote Stills Bond Markets

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that the U.K. economy may go into recession after a Brexit vote and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.

Trump Holding Meeting With Advisers to Reassess Strategy

Now, amid a three-year controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of conservative groups, Koskinen, 76, is being re-educated in the exertion of forces, the...

Hackers Targeting Clinton Aides Struck Across U.S. Politics

Now, amid a three-year controversy over the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of conservative groups, Koskinen, 76, is being re-educated in the exertion of forces, the...

Brexit Campaigns Suspended After Labour Lawmaker Jo Cox Shot

“If he wins this, the roughly two-thirds of the Conservative membership that are Eurosceptic will never forgive Cameron,” said Jon Davis, a professor at King's...

Rancor Among U.K. Tories Deepens as Brexit Angst Spreads to Fed

Michael Howard and Iain Duncan Smith, both former leaders of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party, joined former Chancellors of the Exchequer Norman Lamont and...

Aveva CEO's Deja-Vu Spurred Second Rejection of Schneider

"Discussions collapsing for a second time tells us that there will not be a third chance," George O'Connor, analyst at Panmure Gordon, wrote in a...

Schneider Revives Takeover Talks for Software-Maker Aveva

“This time I think Schneider will move more aggressively to prepare a better offer for Areva shareholders,” George O'Connor, analyst at Panmure Gordon, said by...

Wal-Mart Preparing to Name China Head as Asda CEO, Sky Reports

Sean Clarke has been Wal-Mart's China chief since 2014 after working as the country's chief operating officer responsible for merchandising, supply chain and marketing, according...

McDonnell Joins Calls to Strip Green of Knighthood Over BHS

U.K. Labour finance spokesman John McDonnell has called for former BHS owner Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood if he refuses to appear...

Valeant Slumps Again as New CEO Fails to Reassure Investors

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s real problem isn't its critics or drama with its leadership, but the company's underlying business. The shares plummeted Tuesday as new...

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has stepped up warnings of the economic consequences of quitting the EU, while former premier John Major took to...

The F-22 Raptor: Back From the Grave?

... along with the review. Spokesman John Losinger said the company is giving the Air Force “any information and data” needed, but declined further comment.

AB InBev Makes Offer to South African Union to Help SAB Deal

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has stepped up warnings of the economic consequences of quitting the EU, while former premier John Major took to...

Pound Spikes With Volatility as Brexit Referendum Nears: Chart

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has stepped up warnings of the economic consequences of quitting the EU, while former premier John Major took to...

Anbang's Wu Cancels Appearance at NYC Real Estate Conference

Strategic owns luxury resorts across the U.S. including the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay in California and Manhattan's Essex House. Before it's here, it's on the...

Commodities Enter Bull Market as Oil, Soy and Zinc Support Rally

“The market got carried away with itself when it seemed like the 'Remain' camp were extending their lead,” said John Goldie, a senior dealer at...

Yellen Sees Rates Rising Gradually But Avoids Precise Timing

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has stepped up warnings of the economic consequences of quitting the EU, while former premier John Major took to...

Oil Near 'Sweet Spot' Puts U.S. Rig Count Back in Focus: Chart

“The market got carried away with itself when it seemed like the 'Remain' camp were extending their lead,” said John Goldie, a senior dealer at...

Central Bankers Told They Should Be Sprinting Toward Blockchain

“The market got carried away with itself when it seemed like the 'Remain' camp were extending their lead,” said John Goldie, a senior dealer at...

Noble Group Bonds Surge by Record After $500 Million Call

“The rights issue is a big surprise at such a dilutive discount, and more so with CIC willing to share the pain,” said Leong Wai...

Trudeau, Guarding Family Legacy, Woos China Amid Japan Standoff

Gerry Ritz, a Conservative lawmaker and Harper's former agriculture minister, countered that Trudeau needs to balance expanding trade with pushing China on human rights and...

Not Just Flying Selfie Sticks: World's Top Drone-Maker Aims Higher

"Right now, DJI is the king of the drones-are-cool market, they are not king of the drones-are-a-tool market," said Colin Snow, founder of Skylogic Research,...

Canada Posts Preliminary 2015-16 Deficit of C$1.96 Billion

The budget figure has become a political hot potato: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, elected in October, says the outgoing government left him with weaker-than-reported finances,...

DoubleLine's Gundlach Says Chanos Is Greatest Hedge Fund Manager

Jim Chanos, founder of Kynikos Associates, is the best hedge fund manager because he's permanently bearish and avoids the group think that led others in...

How to Get Trump Elected When He's Wrecking Everything You Built

Three days later, Priebus climbed onto a stage in a hotel ballroom on Capitol Hill to sit for a public interview with Politico's Mike Allen.

U.S., Canadian Officials to Meet on Softwood Lumber

May 20 — Reaching agreement to avoid a new softwood lumber dispute later in 2016 will top the agenda for Canadian and U.S. officials meeting...

Campaign Wrap: Trump's Olive Branches Yield Mixed Reactions

"He should have enough money to make it through the rest of the way," said Joe Trippi, who managed Howard Dean's 2004 campaign. "This would...

Aluminum Caps First Weekly Gain in May as Stockpiles Recede

“The Chinese market is still relatively tight from a physical angle,” Colin Hamilton, the head of global commodities research at Macquarie Group Ltd. in London,...

Zuckerberg Meeting With Conservatives Strikes Sensitive Balance

Conservatives are meeting with Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday to voice their concerns about potential liberal bias. The social network, which has...

Johnson Invokes Hitler as Brexit Debate Heats Up

Iain Duncan Smith, the Conservative former work and pensions secretary who is campaigning to leave, added his voice to the criticism, saying on the BBC's...

Trump-Ryan Quest for Unity Is Threatened by Deep Policy Divides

"I don't think it's a big deal whether the speaker likes Donald Trump or endorses Donald Trump, or not," Representative Duncan Hunter of California, who...

Scots Nationalists Win, Labour Stumbles Before Brexit Vote

The U.K. as a whole is less sure and, with his Conservative Party divided, Prime Minister David Cameron needs Labour backing to win. .... “If...

U.K. Voters Choose London Mayor, Give Verdict on Corbyn's Labour

Labour losses on Thursday would likely “sap momentum and, at the margin, reduce Labour's effectiveness as a pro-EU force,” providing an “unwelcome problem” for Cameron...

Big Money Pours Millions Into Ballot Initiative Battles

Dean Cortopassi, a farmer and food processor, and his wife are the sole donors behind the Stop Blank Checks Initiative, which would require voter approval...

Republican Establishment Nightmare: Ted Cruz 2020

Many party elites worry Cruz will blame a Trump defeat on the real-estate developer's ideological philandering over the years, and argue that Republicans must nominate...