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Search narrows for Wynn’s successor as RNC finance chair

(CNN)The urgent search for a new Republican National Committee finance chair has narrowed in on a few close Trump allies, multiple sources tell CNN, following the resignation last week of casino magnate Steve Wynn.In recent days, President Donald Trump has privately expressed his support for Tom Barrack, a longtime friend and CEO of Colony Capital, and Louis DeJoy,...

US briefing: conflict in Yemen, climate change and finance, Notre Dame

Wednesdays top story: Trump vetoes resolution to end US military support for Saudis. Plus, how school shootings became part of the American psycheSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email. Good morning, Im Tim Walker with todays essential stories. President blocks bipartisan bill on US involvement in Yemen Donald Trump has vetoed a bipartisan bill passed by both...

Trump ally Steve Wynn out as Republican finance chair after sexual misconduct report

RNC chair spoke to president before accepting resignation of casino mogul and donor after Wall Street Journal report on multiple claims of harassment and assault Sexual harassment Trump ally Steve Wynn out as Republican finance chair after sexual misconduct report ...

RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn Accused Of Decades Of Sexual Misconduct: Report

Las Vegas mogul Steve Wynn has been accused of a decades-long pattern of sexual harassment and abuse toward workers at his casinos, according to an investigation by The Wall Street Journal. Dozens of current and former employees at Wynn’s gambling establishments told the Journal they had experienced or witnessed chronic abuse by the billionaire, who was named finance chairman...

Threat of Russian cyber reprisal puts UK finance, power and water on high alert

Britains infrastructure ready as intelligence service warns of risk of virtual strike by MoscowBanks, energy and water companies are on maximum alert over the threat of a serious cyber-attack from Moscow as concern continues over the safety of Russian exiles in the UK. Fears that Russia will target Britains critical national infrastructure have prompted round-the-clock threat assessments by the...

Bitcoin won’t last in world of finance, warns Nobel-winning economist

Davos speakers round on cryptocurrency as Robert Shiller calls it a clever idea with an impermanent future Davos 2018 Bitcoin won't last in world of finance, warns Nobel-winning economist Davos speakers round on cryptocurrency as Robert Shiller calls it...

9 large banks subpoenaed in Trump finance probe: report

House Financial Services Committee chairwoman Maxine Waters, D-Calif., listens during a hearing with leaders of major banks, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) House Democrats subpoenaed nine large banks this week in connection with an investigation into President Trump’s financial ties, according to a report. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif.,...

The Worlds Finance Chiefs Are Fretting About Cryptocurrencies

Assets could impact financial stability, ministers conclude Bitcoin rallies after G-20 communique stops short of new rules This time last year, finance chiefs from the world’s biggest economies were barely thinking about the niche industry of Bitcoin when they met in Germany. Now, they’re loudly warning cryptos could...

What Global Finance Chiefs Are Saying About the Global Economy

What Global Finance Chiefs Are Saying About the Global Economy By Enda Curran @endacurran More stories by Enda Curran and Andrew Mayeda @amayeda More stories by Andrew Mayeda Trade tensions dominate amid little sign of progress Policy...

The public finance opportunity

If you’re a certain age, it’s likely that you’ve never given a second thought to buying a municipal bond or the process of bond buying, even if you’ve intuited, rightly, that’s it’s an intentionally opaque business. Yet there could be a big opportunity for startups, and for people looking for places to invest, and for cities with crumbling...