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The Dow rose for the first time this week as fears of a global trade war receded amid expectations that President Trump's new chief economic adviser, Lawrence Kudlow, will restrain the protectionist streak the President sometimes displays.
Kudlow will meet with the president on Thursday, he told CNBC.
The president is expected to speak about his plan for immigration reform, trade and infrastructure.
Donald Trump is likely to promote policies that helped lead to the world wars of the 20th century, German Chancellor Angela Merkel says.
Lawmakers couldn't reach an agreement on whether to keep the government open.
Under the new law, the corporate tax rate is cut to 21% from 35%.
House votes to keep government funded into January, delays dealing with health care and immigration until later.
The U.S. Senate approved the Republican tax bill by a vote of 51 to 48 early Wednesday morning.
The GOP-led tax bill passed the Senate but will have to be submitted for a revote after Senate rule-makers objected.
The tax bill - whose prospects have helped drive equity markets to records - passes its first Congressional hurdle.
Passage of the GOP tax bill edges closer as two influential senators say they will vote for the $1.5 trillion legislation.
The Republican tax bill is coming into focus as lawmakers strive to get legislation to the president's desk before Christmas.
Democrat Doug Jones won with 49.9% of the vote.
Senate approves GOP-led tax bill.
Car stocks fell after the U.S., Canada and Mexico made little progress during the fifth round of talks to renegotiate NAFTA.
Cordray, a holdover from President Barack Obama's administration, said he intends to step down by the end of the month.
Goldman analysts think there's an 80% chance tax reform will happen. Should legislation get to President Trump's desk, here's what could change.
"Build that wall! Build that wall!" has become a familiar refrain at Donald Trump's rallies. A year after his election to the presidency, the project remains a work in progress.
Donald Trump's presidency has been a gift to private prison stocks. For gun investors, it's been a disaster.
With a year come and gone since President Trump was elected, his job approval ratings have stabilized around 40%. Here's the partisan divide over the President's performance, according to Statista.