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TRADE WAR LOOMING? President Donald Trump's imposition of tariffs on certain goods has had the effect of other countries applying duties to certain American goods. Will his policy affect local jobs in the coming months and years? / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/T.J. KIRKPATRICK

Will a tariff trade war negatively affect your job?

Type “trade war” into the Bloomberg News wire search and you get 2,206 hits. It is not a topic that is short on press coverage....
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire on July 31. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/T.J. KIRKPATRICK

Anthony Kennedy, swing vote on U.S. Supreme Court, will retire

NEW YORK - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire, letting President Donald Trump nominate a successor who could create the...
IN RESISTANCE: Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says that she will not send R.I. National Guard troops to the southern U.S. border to help enforce the president's immigration policy. Is that something she should do? / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Should Gov. Raimondo send R.I. National Guard troops to the southern...

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said on June 19 that, as the commander-in-chief of the R.I. National Guard, she would not send any units to...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION unveiled a cheaper health insurance option for small businesses that lets companies forego certain Affordable Care Act restrictions, allowing small firms and individuals form association health plans. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Trump to let small businesses offer cheaper health plans

NEW YORK - The Trump administration wants to make it easier for small businesses to join together to offer cheaper health-insurance plans that lack some...
SALES OF NEW PRIVATE JETS increasing as inventory in the used private-jet market is tightening. Above, the Cessna Citation Latitude business jet. /BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ORE HUIYING

At $9.7M a pop, private jets are luring buyers again

NEW YORK - If anyone’s looking for further evidence of a strong economy, here’s a sign: Wealthy individuals and companies are starting to snap...
THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION announced tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports and pledged additional investment restrictions. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Trump’s China tariffs met with retaliation vow from Beijing

NEW YORK - The Trump administration moved the United States to the edge of a trade war with China by announcing tariffs on $50 billion...

Trump slaps steel tariffs on closest allies as tensions rise

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced it’s imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from the European Union, Canada and Mexico, in a move...
THE FEDERAL RESERVE Board has introduced a proposal to scale back several elements of the Volcker Rule. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Fed releases proposal for easing Volcker Rule trading limits

NEW YORK - Wall Street’s long campaign to chip away at the toughest trading restriction imposed on banks after the financial crisis is finally...

Biggest rollback of bank rules since Dodd-Frank clears House; Citizens, Santander...

NEW YORK - The U.S. House has approved a sweeping overhaul of bank regulations, sending to President Donald Trump a bill that will give...
ALEX AZAR, secretary of Health and Human Services, speaks during a press briefing at the White House after an event on lowering drug prices with President Donald Trump. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Trump health secretary says drugmakers must help cut prices

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump’s top health official said the administration plans to turn up the heat on the pharmaceutical industry if it doesn’t...
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