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  1. Trump says China is a 'grand champion' at manipulating its...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 min ago | Connecticut Post

    In an interview with Reuters, he also said China could easily resolve tensions with North Korea if it wanted to. China has been trying to control the rate of its currency's depreciation since 2014, and it has had a harder time keeping it stable in trade-weighted terms since mid-2016.

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  2. Pentagon plan to defeat IS will look beyond Iraq, Syria: top generalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A Pentagon -led plan to defeat Islamic State , due in draft form by Monday, February 27 will look beyond Iraq and Syria to include the threat from jihadists around the world fueling the conflict, America's top general said on Thursday, according to Reuters. The remarks by Marine General Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggest the preliminary plan will be far broader in scope than initially thought and might initially omit more tactical details, like specific troop requests.

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  3. With new anti-Islamic State plan due next week, Pentagon considering troops in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    The top U.S. military officer declined repeatedly Thursday to rule out committing U.S. ground troops to battle the Islamic State in in Syria, stressing that the Pentagon will present President Donald Trump with "a full range of options" to combat the terror organization. Marine Gen.

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  4. The Wall Street Journal: Capital One reveals its anti-money-laundering program is being probedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Capital One Financial Corp. is under investigation for its anti-money-laundering program, according to the company's annual securities filing. The bank disclosed Thursday that it is under investigation by the New York District Attorney's Office, the Justice Department and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network of the Treasury Department over "certain former check casher clients" of its commercial banking business and over its anti-money-laundering program.

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  5. With new anti-ISIS plan due next week, Pentagon considering troops in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The top U.S. military officer declined repeatedly Thursday to rule out committing U.S. ground troops to battle the Islamic State in in Syria, stressing that the Pentagon will present President Donald Trump with "a full range of options" to combat the terror organization. Marine Gen.

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  6. In praise of the two MUD solution: 1- a new realitityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Venezuela News And Views

    Let's be frank about it: when Obama and the Pope imposed a dialogue on the Venezuelan opposition MUD alliance they screwed us bad. But at least there is a tiny silver lining: the contradictions inside the MUD are now apparent and must be dealt with.

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  7. US plan to defeat Islamic State due MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Mercury

    A Pentagon-led plan to defeat Islamic State, due in draft form by Monday, will look beyond Iraq and Syria to include the threat from jihadists around the world fuelling the conflict, America's top general says. The remarks by Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, suggest the preliminary plan will be far broader in scope than initially thought and might initially omit more tactical details, like specific troop requests.

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  8. Dunford Discusses Strategy, Threats at Brookings EventRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | World News Report

    Countering the threats posed by Russia, China, Iran and North Korea -- and countering violent extremism -- is still the correct way to benchmark what the Defense Department must do to prepare the joint force, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at the Brookings Institute today. Marine Corps Gen.

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  9. A Contrarian Take on Foreign Flight From US DebtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | News Max

    There's been much hand-wringing over data suggesting a big pullback in foreign investment flows into the U.S. Digging into some of the more arcane aspects of the activity can both confirm the worries and contribute to something of a contrarian perspective. The idea that foreign official accounts have been selling Treasuries isn't new.

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  10. Treasury extends LLC disclosure rule, but to what effect?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    Nearly a year after launching a pilot program designed to unmask hidden buyers of luxury real estate, the Treasury Department extended the regulation on Thursday in a continued effort to crack down on money laundering. Taking on critics who say its geographic targeting order [GTO] has gaping loopholes, Treasury officials said 30 percent of transactions covered by the order in the past year involved someone who was ultimately linked to suspicious financial activity.

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  11. 4 Trends Transforming Online Business LendingRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Alternative lending swooped in to fulfill the needs of consumers and small business owners during the credit pinch after 2008, and every sign points to the industry scaling up. By 2020, some estimate that 1 in 5 small business loans will be made by an alternative lender.

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  12. BRIEF-Stone Energy Corporation Q4 loss per share $20.76Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    NEW YORK, Feb 23 Investors added cash to U.S.-based taxable bond funds for an eighth consecutive week, moving $4 billion into the funds, Lipper data showed on Thursday.

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  13. Blame Congress for rising use of executive ordersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The new president declares his inauguration day a special, self-aggrandizing day and goes on to sign an unprecedented number of executive orders in his first two weeks in office. Whether we are focused on President Obama's "National Day of Renewal and Reconciliation," and his 19 executive orders, or President Trump's "National Day of Patriotic Devotion," and his 18 executive orders in a similar time frame, it is clear that in recent years the president has pushed the limits of executive power and privilege.

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  14. UPDATE 1-RBC battles former executive after dropping Volcker strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 23 Royal Bank of Canada is in a court battle with a former executive it dismissed after moving him to the Bahamas where it could continue a lucrative trading business hindered by U.S. regulations. The dispute, according to court documents, centers on whether the former executive, Tebogo Phiri, has the right to valuable intellectual property such as data and trading strategies underpinning the business he ran for RBC.

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  15. U.S. financial regulators meet next week, discuss systemically important firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 23 The Financial Stability Oversight Council, made up of the heads of the U.S. financial regulatory agencies, will meet on March 2, according to a notice from the Treasury Department on Thursday. The preliminary agenda for the first FSOC meeting called by newly confirmed Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin includes "an update on the annual re-evaluation of the designation of a nonbank financial company," according to the announcement.

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  16. Trump says China is a 'grand champion' at manipulating its currencyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    In an interview with Reuters, he also said China could easily resolve tensions with North Korea if its wanted to. China has been trying to control the rate of its currency's depreciation since 2014, and it has had a harder time keeping it stable in trade-weighted terms since mid-2016.

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  17. JPMorgan: The 'Dimon Risk' Is Not Priced InRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    There are two things that investors should always be looking for: stocks that are selling far below intrinsic value to add to portfolios, and stocks that hold hidden risks that could result in a substantial decline. JPMorgan Chase Co.

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  18. Republicans Call on Fed to Halt Rules Until Trump's Picks Are in PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Key Republicans in the U.S. House told the Federal Reserve not to issue new rules until President Donald Trump's pick to lead regulation of Wall Street at the agency is confirmed. Should the Fed defy the request, lawmakers may undo their work, according to a Thursday letter to Fed Chair Janet Yellen from Jeb Hensarling, chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and 33 other Republicans on the panel.

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  19. Shares of manufacturers whose CEOs met Trump today are slumping, led by U.S. SteelRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Shares of the big U.S. manufacturers whose leaders met with President Donald Trump on Thursday were mostly lower on the day, as investors weighed Trump's pledge to bring millions of jobs back to the U.S. by ending decades of trade imbalances and trade deals he says are bad for the U.S. The stock declines came amid reports that an infrastructure spending plan that Trump has also promised may be delayed until next year, with tax reform also pushed back until at least the summer. In remarks introducing the group before the meeting began, Trump reiterated his stance that "unbelievably bad" trade deals had created huge deficits, singling out Mexico and China in particular.

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  20. Agriculture Ministry defends ALRO wind-farm decision despite probeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Nation

    THE Agriculture Ministry yesterday defended the decision by the Agricultural Land Reform Office to lease land to wind-farm operators that should have been distributed to poor farmers. The ministry said the Supreme Administrative Court did not say that the office was derelict in its duty, but pointed to a breach of contract by the private wind farm developer.

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