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Last Build Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:30:04 EST

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Trump's Arrival in D.C. Starts Clock on Agenda

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:27:14 EST

When Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the U.S. on Friday, it will mark the climax of a decadelong political uprising in a nation still hurting from the 2008 recession and frustrated by a gridlocked government.image


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For Trump and China, Tough Talk Hides Big Vulnerabilities

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:17:14 EST

The prospects for accommodation between Donald Trump and China might seem bleak. But there is one reason for optimism: despite all the bluster, both sides have far more to lose than they are letting on.image


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Taiwan Fears Becoming a Pawn in Donald Trump's Game

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:18:24 EST

The elation Donald Trump stirred in Taiwan when he chatted by phone with President Tsai Ing-wen is turning into doubt as some fear he will use the island as a bargaining chip with China.image


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China Oceanwide Clinches Deal to Buy International Data Group

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:43:30 EST

A team led by China Oceanwide Holdings reached a deal to buy International Data Group, the data and marketing company that also runs venture-capital firm IDG Ventures.image


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Indian Firms Prep for Curbs on Skilled-Visa Workers Under Trump

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:02:40 EST

President-elect Donald Trump doesn’t take office until Friday, but he is already forcing India’s mammoth $108 billion technology outsourcing industry to rethink hiring practices in the U.S., its largest market.image


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Samsung Heir Felt Pressured by South Korean President, Prosecutors Say

Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:07:35 EST

The de facto head of Samsung conglomerate told investigators probing his alleged role in a corruption scandal that South Korean President Park Geun-hye coerced him into contributing funds to entities linked to a friend of hers. image


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Treasury Yields Resume Ascent

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:54:51 EST

The yield on the 10-year Treasury note settled at 2.461%, its highest level in more than two weeks, as the inflation trade that took off in the days after Donald Trump’s election regained intensity.image


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