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President Trump says he’s having dinner with Apple CEO Tim Cook, praises him for ‘investing big dollars in U.S.A.’

Apple CEO Tim Cook has been a prominent critic of Trump Administration policies with which he disagrees, including immigration and trade.

Oil jumps after IEA says maintaining global supply with Iran sanctions could be ‘very challenging’

Crude prices rebounded Friday amid expectations for US sanctions against Iran, which would cut off oil imports from the country, and a rise in global demand.

Turkey’s currency panic reveals a major downside of Trump’s ‘America First’ policy — and offers an early warning to the ...

Turkey's currency crisis has lurched on to the global stage, denting European and US stocks as fears of contagion rise.

Turkey’s currency takes 17% dive to fresh all-time low after Trump tweets new tariff rate

Turkey's currency plunged to fresh all-time lows against the dollar Friday after President Donald Trump announced in a tweet that he would double tariffs on aluminum to 20% and on steel to 50%.

A viral tweet has inspired people to donate millions of frequent flyer miles to help reunite immigrant families separated at the US border

People are donating their frequent flyer miles and credit card points to help book flights to reunite immigrant families separated at the border. A viral tweet has helped spread awareness of two organizations, Michigan Support Circle and Miles4Migrants, that collect miles and help book the flights.
Trump with GM CEO Mary Barra and late FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne.

Trump’s car-industry battle reveals a surprising divide between big auto companies and oil giants

The automakers and the oil companies have long been thought to have shared interests. But when it comes to California's waiver to set its own mileage and emissions standards, those interests may diverge. The EPA has taken on California in a looming battle that big oil wants but big auto doesn't.

Oil prices spike ahead US sanctions on Iran

Oil prices rallied Monday as markets braced for the reimposition of US sanctions against Iran. Other sanctions, including those targeting Iranian crude, will resume in November.

Trump’s tax cuts have so far failed to deliver on one key promise

The Trump tax cuts were pitched as a boon to US workers, with X saying that they would lead to wage growth, and that "hardworking Americans" would never keep more of their money. While the tax cuts have meant that Americans are keeping more of their paychecks, no discernible gains in wages have materialized thus far.
A military personnel participates in the Velayat-90 war game on Sea of Oman near the Strait of Hormuz in southern Iran December 28, 2011

Iran just heated up tensions with Trump in a major show of force to practice closing the Strait of Hormuz

US officials see this anticipated Iranian military exercise as alarming for three reasons: It comes as rhetoric between the two nations heats up, it will be a larger exercise than previous ones, and Tehran usually holds such exercises later in the year.
Former Donald Trump presidential campaign manager Paul Manafort looks on during Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 17, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City.

What we know about Paul Manafort’s tangled web of connections to Russia

Paul Manafort is currently on trial in the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. These are his ties to Russia.