What the UK election result means for Brexit

Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images The European Union flag is displayed on stage during the launch of the Liberal Democrats’ manifesto in London, U.K., on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. With the result of the U.K. General Election showing a hung parliament, analysts are contemplating what it means for Brexit negotiations, with Prime Minister […]

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Comey ‘stunned’ by Trump’s request to drop Flynn investigation, Senate committee hears

Former FBI director gives damaging testimony about dealings with U.S. president Former FBI director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading “lies, plain and simple” about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump’s presidency. As he opened his much-anticipated first public […]

Support For Donald Trump’s Impeachment Is Now Higher Than His Approval Rating

Support For Donald Trump’s Impeachment Is Now Higher Than His Approval Rating More Virtually every single poll tracking President Donald Trump’s approval rating showed the figure plummeting Monday morning, well below the margin of error compared to the rising level of support for impeachment. The results follow Trump’s controversial decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris […]

World’s Most Painful Short Just Gets Worse for Evergrande Bears

Evergrande’s stock price has more than tripled this year Almost all shares available for lending ‘spoken for’: Markit Xia Haijun, president and chief executive officer of China Evergrande Group. Photographer: Anthony Kwan/Bloomberg China Evergrande Group’s astonishing share rally has resulted in the world’s most painful short trade this year. To add insult to injury, bearish […]