Sort out banks and case for European stocks looks solid – Financial Times

Europe has endured a decade of disaster. Is it at last starting to catch up? It is tempting to say so, but investors, politicians and long-suffering citizens alike may find that the eurozone’s Original Sin — its dreadfully bloated and inefficient banking system — still needs to be expiated before a convincing recovery can commence. Viewed through the narrow lens of investors, the performance of Europe’s stock market has been horrible. In 2007, just before

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Are Republicans wasting their health care mandate? – Fox News

This is a rush transcript from “The Fox News Specialists,” July 18, 2017. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. EBONI K. WILLIAMS, CO-HOST: Hey, everybody. I’m Eboni K. Williams along with Eric Bolling and Kat Timpf. We are “The Fox News Specialists.” Congress just face plant on repealing and replacing Obamacare despite promise after promise that they would get it done, senate Republicans are coming up empty handed

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Moscow lawyer who met Trump Jr. had Russian spy agency as client – AOL

MOSCOW, July 21 (Reuters) – The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr. after his father won the Republican nomination for the 2016 U.S. presidential election counted Russia’s FSB security service among her clients for years, Russian court documents seen by Reuters show. RELATED: Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr. through the years 22 PHOTOS Donald Trump and his son, Donald Trump Jr. through the years See Gallery FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump Jr.

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Challengers in SoCal Republican districts drawing big donations though many are political newbies – 89.3 KPCC

The Democratic Party has set its sights on flipping five Republican-held districts in Southern California and candidates are lining up to get the party’s backing, although most are new to politics. At least 24 Democratic candidates have declared their intent to run in one of the five districts, but none have held public office, and only a few have campaigned before.   The political inexperience of the challengers probably stems from the long odds of

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Let's check in on Trump's major campaign promises – ThinkProgress

Six months in, it’s a boulevard of broken dreams. CREDIT: AP Photo/Alex Brandon Presidential candidate Donald Trump talked at length about how he would deliver the “best” deals for America, would give his supporters “everything,” and deliver big change, quickly. “I alone can fix it,” Trump said of Obamacare and other problems he saw plaguing the country, at the 2016 Republican National Convention. As president, Donald Trump has been standing by that rhetorical approach. On Thursday

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These tips can help advisers attract — and keep — high net worth clients – MarketWatch

For many advisers, high net worth individuals or households — those with more than $1 million in investible assets — are a kind of Holy Grail. The reasons are clear. HWNIs, which represent just 0.7% of the world’s adult population but own 45.2% of the wealth, are good for business. They’re highly profitable and loyal, according to Rebecca Li-Huang, a wealth adviser at HSBC, who wrote a chapter in the June 2017 book Financial Behavior:

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Trump can usually make it about a third of the way through an interview without mentioning Hillary Clinton – Washington Post

President Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House, April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria) President Trump was 20 words into his recent interview with the New York Times when he raised a topic that he seemingly can’t resist: Hillary Clinton. “Hi fellas, how you doing?” he said to the three Times reporters, two of whom were fellas. Then, asked about his meeting on health care with Republican senators,

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