Trump reportedly plans to issue around 100 pardons Tuesday

2021-01-18

  President Donald Trump plans to pardon or commute the sentences of around 100 people Tuesday, according to reports Sunday night. CNN first reported the plans, and said White House officials met Sunday night to finalize the list. Axios separately confirmed the report. The actions are expected to include white-collarRead More →

Republicans must break with Trump and reach out to Biden so that Americans can heal and democracy can thrive

2020-11-09

  With President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, tens of millions of Americans are feeling relieved, thankful, celebratory, or some combination of these emotions. But tens of millions of other Americans are anguished and despondent. It’s essential to recognize that elections are not football games. Opponents are not our enemies. For those who celebrate,Read More →

Rand slides after President Trump tests positive for COVID-19

2020-10-02

  USD/ZAR analysis Beginnings USD The boost comes after Trump’s COVID announcement. Rand holds steady ahead Non-Farm Payrolls (NFP) Expected rise in U.S. election volatility could affect ZAR’s appeal. interview DailyFX Education Center Understand why news events are key to fundamental forex analysis. The South African rand has been inRead More →

Trump executive order to punish social-media platforms is largely toothless, legal experts say

2020-05-28

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order ostensibly to prevent online censorship, a broad government review of private companies’ activities with potentially grave consequences for social-media companies. Trump claimed in the order that social-media companies have “unchecked power” to censor and restrict speech, and “we’re fed up withRead More →

Even flood maps don’t sway Florida coastal residents, and Trump promises 100,000 new ‘high-paying’ auto jobs — here’s why it may not be as simple as that

2020-02-07

TGIF, MarketWatchers. Don’t miss these top stories: Personal Finance ‘There’s an oiliness in it that stays in your mouth’: This café charges $39 for a cup of java made from bird droppings Holy Crapuccino! A $9 Starbucks coffee may never seem quite so expensive again. ‘Sea-level rise won’t affect myRead More →