Europe edges higher as investors digest US tax overhaul; Nokia rises on Huawei deal

International markets have offered something of a muted reaction to the passage of the tax bill in the U.S. on Wednesday Catalonia goes to the polls Thursday for a regional election following several months of political turbulence and uncertainty   European stocks eked out gains Thursday after the U.S. Congress approved an overhaul of the … Continue reading Europe edges higher as investors digest US tax overhaul; Nokia rises on Huawei deal

Trump celebrates tax bill with GOP leaders: ‘We are making America great again’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that negotiating the massive Republican tax cut bill was "an amazing experience" and "a lot of fun."  "Merry Christmas, America," Vice President Mike Pence told an audience of supporters gathered on the White House lawn after the bill passed the House and Senate The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act … Continue reading Trump celebrates tax bill with GOP leaders: ‘We are making America great again’

Republicans on the verge of tax victory as Corker, Rubio fall in line with GOP

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn, announced Friday that he will vote yes on the GOP tax reform bill Corker was the only Republican to vote against the Senate's initial version of the bill With Corker's backing, the tax reform bill has crossed what many viewed as a final hurdle, virtually assuring its eventual enactment Sen. Bob … Continue reading Republicans on the verge of tax victory as Corker, Rubio fall in line with GOP

Chuck Schumer wants GOP to delay tax vote until Doug Jones is seated

Chuck Schumer will call Wednesday for Republicans to delay the final vote on their tax bill until Doug Jones is seated Jones, a Democrat, is the projected winner of Alabama's special Senate election Jones' presence during a tax vote could potentially derail the Republican policy goal   Chuck Schumer is pushing for Republicans to pump … Continue reading Chuck Schumer wants GOP to delay tax vote until Doug Jones is seated

GOP is set to pass a tax cut nobody likes, pushed by a president they like even less

Two new polls demonstrate the unpopularity of President Donald Trump and the GOP's tax overhaul They set up what could be a dismal midterm election cycle for Republicans, Politico's Ben White says   Republicans are about to pass a tax plan that most people don't like, pushed by a president they like even less. That's … Continue reading GOP is set to pass a tax cut nobody likes, pushed by a president they like even less