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Why Trump’s tariffs could be the most damaging for America since Nixon’s, according to Goldman Sachs’ top economist

Donald Trump and Barack Obama. Getty Images/Pool The economic fallout of President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on aluminum and steel imports is still unknown. But what's different about these tariffs — versus every president's going back to Richard Nixon — is the possibility of a full-scale protectionist stance from the White House, according to Jan…

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Mexican leaders are not optimistic about Jared Kushner’s diplomatic visit: ‘He is very weakened and he is going to get weaker’

Jared Kushner. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson Senior White House advisor Jared Kushner began a visit to Mexico on Wednesday to try to fix rifts over trade, drugs and immigration. Mexican diplomats and opposition leaders said that although Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law, is seen in Mexico as dovish, tensions are running high. Kushner is also perceived in…

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Mueller reportedly has evidence that a Trump associate met with a Kremlin ally in early 2017 to create a secret Trump-Russia backchannel

Erik Prince.Larry Downing/Reuters A witness in the Russia investigation has testified that Trump associate Erik Prince helped arrange a 2017 meeting in the Seychelles islands with a Kremlin ally as part of an effort to establish a backchannel of communication between the US and Russia, and to discuss US-Russia relations under the Trump administration. The…

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The story behind S&P Global’s $550 million deal to buy hot Wall Street AI startup Kensho

The Kensho team with Goldman Sachs' now CFO Marty Chavez.Twitter.com/GoldmanSachs S&P Global announced plans to acquire fintech startup Kensho in a $550 million deal on Wednesday. Business Insider spoke to S&P Global chief executive Doug Peterson about the rationale for the deal. It started with a project to modernize S&P Global's search capabilities. S&P Global,…

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South Korean officials headed to the US to pitch nuclear talks with North Korea are said to deliver ‘unconventional’ message from Kim Jong Un

South Korean President Moon Jae-in talks with President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea Kim Young Nam and Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, during their meeting at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, February 10, 2018. Yonhap/Reuters Kim Jong Un reportedly…

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