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Wall Street Gives Trump an Incomplete on First 100 Days

Donald Trump arrived at the White House with big ambitions, but most of the items on his agenda are a work in progress. We asked Wall Street what it thinks.

04/27/17 - 07:00 AM EDT

Trump to Deliver First Glimpse at Highly Anticipated Tax Plan

The White House will put forth a package of tax proposals on Wednesday, taking a first step in delivering to investors the corporate tax cuts they've been banking on.

04/26/17 - 05:51 AM EDT

To Win the Trump M&A Bet, Wall Street Must Play the Long Game

To Win the Trump M&A Bet, Wall Street Must Play the Long Game

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Wall Street's optimism about the pro-growth policies of President Donald Trump, author of 'The Art of the Deal,' has been tempered by a dose of political reality.

04/25/17 - 07:57 PM EDT

Ex-Obama Adviser Austan Goolsbee Sees a Government Shutdown Coming for This One Reason

Ex-Obama Adviser Austan Goolsbee Sees a Government Shutdown Coming for This One Reason

Ex-Obama adviser Austan Goolsbee said there's a decent chance a government shutdown occurs ahead of the April 28 debt-ceiling deadline.

04/25/17 - 07:00 AM EDT

Trump Executive Order Could Revive Allergan-Pfizer Merger

Trump Executive Order Could Revive Allergan-Pfizer Merger

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The Trump administration's executive order on tax regulations could revive the defunct Allergan-Pfizer merger.

04/24/17 - 01:10 PM EDT

China Takes a Bite Out of Apple; Foreign Tech Companies Fret

China Takes a Bite Out of Apple; Foreign Tech Companies Fret

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China's online watchdog wants to ask Apple a few questions about its apps and live streaming. It's the latest cause for alarm in Silicon Valley.

04/24/17 - 12:00 PM EDT

These Hedge Funds (and Madeleine Albright) Are Betting on a Debt Crisis

These Hedge Funds (and Madeleine Albright) Are Betting on a Debt Crisis

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Emerging-market companies have piled on debt in recent years, allured by low interest rates from yield-starved investors. Now it's time to pay it back.

04/23/17 - 05:40 PM EDT

This is What Could Spark a Terrifying Market Selloff After the French Elections

This is What Could Spark a Terrifying Market Selloff After the French Elections

Uncertainty is an investor's best friend.

04/23/17 - 11:11 AM EDT

Cramer: Is Trump Turning His Back on the American Worker?

Cramer: Is Trump Turning His Back on the American Worker?

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If he is, he wouldn't be the first president to do so. But that's bad for certain stocks.

04/15/17 - 12:40 PM EDT

Kendall Jenner Ad Made People Like Pepsi More, Poll Says

Kendall Jenner Ad Made People Like Pepsi More, Poll Says

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There might be hope for United after all -- Pepsi's Kendall Jenner ad made people like the brand better.

04/15/17 - 10:45 AM EDT

Go Figure! Trump, Putin to Receive New Presidential Limos

Go Figure! Trump, Putin to Receive New Presidential Limos

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It's not just the President's Boeing 747 plane that the government is looking to replace - it's the limousine too.

04/15/17 - 07:45 AM EDT

Investors Spooked, Then Shrug Off Trump's Dollar Comments

Investors Spooked, Then Shrug Off Trump's Dollar Comments

President Trump's comments on the dollar spooked investors momentarily, but it's has already been on the decline, and his whims aren't necessarily what will determine what it does moving forward.

04/14/17 - 07:30 AM EDT

Treasuries Soar Amid Geopolitical Risks, Doubts About Trump

Treasuries Soar Amid Geopolitical Risks, Doubts About Trump

Geopolitical uncertainty and growing doubts over the Trump administration's ability to deliver on fiscal stimulus are driving investors into U.S. government bonds.

04/13/17 - 07:00 AM EDT

Despite the Coming Pentagon Bonanza, Avoid This Defense Stock

Despite the Coming Pentagon Bonanza, Avoid This Defense Stock

Tickers in this article: TXT ITA EXI BA LMT GE

Textron is an industrial and defense giant that's also an unwieldy conglomerate. Here's why there are better ways to play the Trump boom in military spending.

04/12/17 - 12:59 PM EDT