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Asia, Europe & US Closing Report on January 9, 2018.

                                                                              ASIA Asia markets gain amid hopes of progress as US-China trade talks conclude Eustance Huang 4-5 minutes Asia markets saw gains on Wednesday as investors remained cautiously optimistic about trade negotiations between the U.S. and China, which wrapped up on Wednesday after three days. Japan’s Nikkei 225 advanced 1.1 percent to close at 20,427.06 while the Topix also gained 1.1 percent to finish its trading day at 1,535.11, with almost all sectors rising. South Korea’s Kospi gained nearly 2 percent to close at 2,064.71. Shares of industry heavyweight Samsung Electronics advanced 3.94 percent and steelmaker Posco rose 4.07 percent. Shares of chipmaker SK Hynix also soared 7.43 percent. Australia’s benchmark ASX 200 rose nearly 1 percent to close at 5,778.3, with all sectors advancing. The energy subindex added 1.94 percent as oil stocks mostly gained; shares of Santos rose 1.4 per

US-China trade war may worsen as Trump pursues Europe, NAFTA deals I CNBC - Original Published July 28, 2018.

Image US-China trade war may worsen as Trump pursues Europe, NAFTA deals Patti Domm, Kayla Tausche Nicolas Asfouri | AFP | Getty Images China's President Xi Jinping shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump (L) during a business leaders event at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 9, 2017. The U.S. and China just can't seem to bridge their differences on trade, even as the world's largest econo

The Washington Post | Evebing Editio -May 19, 2018.

Democracy Dies in Darkness The day's most important stories  

Agencies - Comptrpller of currency | Federal Register- May 8, 2018. Federal Register :: Agencies - Comptroller of the Currency The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency was created February 25, 1863 (12 Stat. 665), as a bureau of the Department of the Treasury. Its primary mission is to regulate national banks. The Office is headed by the Comptroller, who is appointed for a 5-year term by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Office regulates national banks by its power to examine banks; approves or denies applications for new bank charters, branches, or mergers; takes enforcement action--such as bank closures--against banks that are not in compliance with laws and regulations; and issues rules, regulations, and interpretations on banking practices. The Office supervises approximately 2,100 national banks, including their trust activities and overseas operations. Each bank is examined annually thro

CNBC | Gold on April 30, 2018.

                                                                      GOLD Gold near six-week low as dollar firms, Korea tensions ease CNBC 4-5 minutes AP Gold prices fell to the lowest in nearly six weeks on Monday as the dollar strengthened and easing tensions on the Korean peninsula helped boost appetite for higher risk assets such as stocks. Spot gold lost 0.28 percent at $1,318.30 per ounce by 2:30 p.m. EDT, off an earlier $1,310.11 low, its weakest since March 21. U.S. gold futures for June delivery settled down $4.20 at $1,319.20.

The Washington Post | News Alert March18, 2018

Image Trump rails against Mueller investigation, dismisses McCabe’s notes as ‘Fake Memos’ Until Saturday, President Trump had been careful not to publicly criticize special counsel Robert S. Mueller III by name. (Evan Vucci/AP) President Trump fired off angry tweets Sunday morning railing against the Justice Department special counsel’s Russia investigation and attacking the integrity of former FBI director James B. Comey and his former deputy, Andrew McCabe, charging that their notes from conversations with him were “Fake Memos.” For the second straight day, Trump was unrestrained in his commentary about Robert S. Mueller III’s expanding investigation, which is probing not only Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible links to his campaign, but also whether the president has sought to obstruct justice. Trump tweeted , “Why does the Mueller team have 13 ha