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Trump may reverse policy on coal plants as usage falls to 40-year low

The EPA is expected to announce a plan that will make it easier to build new power plants fueled by coal......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 6th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Stock market falls, set for worst weekly skid of 2019 as higher China tariffs kick in

U.S. stocks remain under pressure, with major indexes heading for their worst weekly return this year after the Trump administration raised import duties on $200 billion in Chinese goods......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Federal court dismisses Trump administration"s repeal of coal, oil valuation rule

A federal court has struck down the Trump administration's repeal of an Obama-era policy aimed at boosting revenue for taxpayers by changing how energy companies value sales of coal, oil and gas extracted from federal and tribal land......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2019

Trump could take tougher trade stand with Mueller probe finished

With the summary release of Robert Mueller's two-year investigation, a previously reeling Trump no longer looks as desperate for a policy win of any sort......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2019

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 22nd, 2019

The Fed: Trump says U.S. economy would have grown 4% without Fed tightening

President Donald Trump said Thursday the economy would have expanded above a 4% annual rate last year if the Fed hadn’t tightened monetary policy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

Bond Report: 10-year U.S. government bond yield falls to 15-month low after Fed’s dovish policy update

Treasurys on Wednesday rallies, pushing yields lower, after a more dovish policy update than expected from the Federal Reserve, which downgraded economic growth forecasts and said it would end its balance sheet runoff in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield falls to 15-month low after Fed’s dovish policy update

Treasurys on Wednesday rallies, pushing yields lower, after a more dovish policy update than expected from the Federal Reserve, which downgraded economic growth forecasts and said it would end its balance sheet runoff in September......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2019

Trump"s Tweet Falls on Deaf Ears, Crude Rises to 3-Year High

Trump's tweet fizzled out too soon with both WTI and Brent crude prices pivoting higher yesterday to touch their three-year highs at $ 68.64 a barrel and $ 74.71 .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 24th, 2018

China"s Monetary Shell Game

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Throughout much of last year, we were told repeatedly that the PBOC was tightening monetary policy. China’s central bank had raised its reverse repo rate twice early on, and.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 20th, 2018

Bremmer: Trump has 3 big foreign policy wins his predecessors couldn"t get, but his methods come with major risks

Alex Wong/Getty Images A little over a year in office, President Donald Trump's foreign policy stock is up. Part of that has to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2018

US Presidents often reverse foreign policy; how will Trump handle setbacks?

Trump might be unwilling to re-evaluate policy choices when outside evidence contradicts his original cost-benefit analysis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 9th, 2018

In His Foreign Policy, Trump Values Action Over D.C."s Caution

During his first year in office, President Donald Trump often acceded to the advice of cautious national-security aides, but now he has come to trust his own efforts to prod, cajole and intimidate global rivals......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 9th, 2018

AT&T Executive Who Oversaw Cohen Contract Forced Out

AT&T’s top Washington executive and policy chief is being forced out of the company after his office paid $600,000 to Trump attorney Michael Cohen last year......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 11th, 2018

Ten-Year Treasury Hits 3.11% - Kamikaze BOJ Policy Takes Aim At Trump Trade Policies

Ten-Year Treasury Hits 3.11% - Kamikaze BOJ Policy Takes Aim At Trump Trade Policies.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMay 21st, 2018

Trump told Sessions to un-recuse himself in Russia probe: report

President Donald Trump told Attorney General Jeff Sessions last year he should reverse his decision to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into Russian election meddling, the New York Times reporte.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018

Trump said to prepare lifeline for money-losing coal plants

Trump administration officials are making plans to order grid operators to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants in an effort to extend their life, a move that could represent an unprecedented intervention into U.S. energy markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

Trump said to prepare lifeline for money-losing coal plants

Trump administration officials are making plans to order grid operators to buy electricity from struggling coal and nuclear plants in an effort to extend their life, a move that could represent an unprecedented intervention into U.S. energy markets......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 1st, 2018

Trump administration mulls new plan to help ailing coal, nuke plants: Bloomberg

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Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2018

Trump administration mulls new plan to help ailing coal, nuke plants

(Reuters) - Trump administration officials are considering requiring grid operators to buy electricity from ailing nuclear and coal-fired power plants to keep them from being shuttered, according to a draft memo reviewed by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2018

Trump orders Energy Department to help ailing coal, nuclear plants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday directed Energy Secretary Rick Perry to take emergency steps to keep at-risk coal and nuclear plants running, the White House announced......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 1st, 2018