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Dodd-Frank in Trump's sights ahead of Friday Treasury meeting

Robert Rubin: Much of Dodd-Frank was ‘necessary’ President Donald Trump is planning to take the next step Friday in his steady attack over the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law. The president will direct Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to review regulators’ authority to unwind a bank on the brink of failure and to label nonbank firms — insurance companies, private equity firms and hedge-funds — as risky institutions, according to a preview of the president’s schedule from the White House. He will also sign an executive order at the Treasury Department ...

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PM says Brexit plan to 'strengthen Union' ahead of Sturgeon meeting

Theresa May will meet Nicola Sturgeon in Scotland later for the first time since the SNP announced their proposals for a second independence referendum. At the beginning of a week that will see Article 50 triggered on Wednesday, the PM will say she wants to “build a more united nation”. Mrs May has said “now is not the time” for a Scottish independence referendum, as the Brexit process is due to begin. Meanwhile, Labour is due to outline its Brexit negotiation demands later. The prime minister is travelling to Scotland ...

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Health care battle continues; 2 more confirmation hearings; Starbucks' shareholders meeting

1. The battle over health care continues: This week, health care is expected to be the hottest topic once again. On Friday, Donald Trump met with Republican legislators and said he was open to changes to the Republicans’ health care bill currently being considered by Congress. The bill, called the American Health Care Act, has been criticized from both sides of the aisle. Conservative Republicans, including Republican Senators Tom Cotton and Rand Paul have said the bill is too similar to the Affordable Care Act (better known as Obamacare) that ...

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New Star Wars: The Last Jedi Footage Was Shown At Disney Meeting Today

Today during the annual Disney shareholder meeting in Denver, the company revealed new clips from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, which hits theaters in December. As announced previously, The Last Jedi picks up immediately after The Force Awakens, beginning with the cliffside meeting between Luke (Mark Hamill) and Rey (Daisy Ridley). According to Los Angeles Times reporter Daniel Miller, Luke asks Rey in the new Last Jedi Clip, “Who are you?” Chewbacca, General Leia Organa, and Finn appeared in other clips shown at the shareholder meeting. Miller added that the ...

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Oakley, Dolan discuss truce in meeting with Silver

9:19 PM ET ESPN.com news services NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he and Michael Jordan spoke with Charles Oakley and Knicks owner James Dolan on Monday to bring the public dispute between Oakley, one of the franchise’s most popular players, and Dolan to rest. Oakley and Dolan met with Silver on Monday at NBA headquarters, with Jordan participating by phone, the league said in a statement. It said both Dolan and Oakley apologized for the fallout from Oakley’s arrest after an altercation with Madison Square Garden security guards during a ...

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Oakley, Dolan discuss truce in meeting with Silver

7:55 PM ET ESPN.com news services The NBA has stepped in to broker a truce between Knicks owner James Dolan and Charles Oakley that includes apologies from both parties over the fallout from Oakley’s arrest after an altercation with security guards last Wednesday, commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement Monday. “In an effort to find a path forward, New York Knicks owner Jim Dolan, Charles Oakley, and I met today at the league office, along with [Hornets owner] Michael Jordan, who participated by phone,” the statement read. “Both Mr. ...

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Aviation execs carrying wish list to Trump meeting

LaGuardia Airport gets a makeover Aviation industry executives are heading to the White House Thursday morning for their first meeting with President Trump, carrying a wish list of often conflicting priorities. Trump is the first president to have a background in the travel industry, having run both an airline and a hotel empire. And during the campaign, Trump lamented the condition of the country’s airports. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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No Fed rate hike in first meeting of Trump era

Will Trump administration accept government unemployment numbers? The Federal Reserve isn’t rocking the boat yet in the Trump era. America’s central bank didn’t raise its key interest rate Wednesday at the end of its two-day meeting. The decision was widely expected by investors and economists. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Earnings bonanza; Fed meeting; Deutsche Bank faces fines

Click chart for in-depth premarket data. 1. Earnings bonanza: ExxonMobil (XOM), Mastercard (MA), Aetna (AET), Under Armour (UA), Sprint (S) and UPS (UPS) are some of the key companies releasing earnings before the open. Investors will be keeping a particularly close eye on oil giant ExxonMobil — whose former CEO Rex Tillerson has been nominated as Trump’s secretary of state. Let’s block ads! (Why?) Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

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Pioneer Ultra HD Blu-ray burners pack 4K playback, but good luck meeting the PC requirements

Pioneer announced a brace of new UHD Blu-ray burners today, the first we’ve seen debut for the PC market. Currently, if you want UHD playback, you need to pick up either a dedicated player or an Xbox One S — Sony’s PlayStation 4 Pro lacks UHD Blu-ray support, even though the Japanese company was instrumental to the development of Blu-ray itself. The new BDR-S11J-BK and the BDR-S11J-X are both 5.25-inch drives that support nearly every optical read/write standard ever devised, including: CD-R, CD-RW, DVD±R, DVD±R DL, DVD±RW, DVD-RAM, BD-R SL/DL/TL/QL, ...

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