A high-powered U.S. trade delegation is heading back from Beijing after two days of trade talks with senior Chinese officials. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told reporters the two teams had “good conversations.” The American team brought a list of demands to the talks, including cutting $200 billion from China’s trade surplus with the U.S. […]
The wide-ranging interview touched on North Korea, tax overhaul and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The treasury secretary also touched on Dodd-Frank, trade agreements and the tax overhaul in a wide-ranging interview with Kai Ryssdal.
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks in Saudi Arabia today at the launch of what’s being called the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center. Mnuchin’s leading a weeklong delegation to the Middle East to meet with leaders in Saudi Arabia, Israel and Qatar to talk about ways to combat terrorist financing. Click the audio player above to hear […]
Linking the two could make raising the debt limit more palatable to Congress, but it puts off a painful conversation about spending cuts.
One hears a lot that in its politics, Hollywood tends toward the liberal. The Kansas-based Koch brothers (whose company is an on-again, off-again underwriter of this program) tend toward conservative politics. And one would imagine that the twain would never meet. But movies are expensive to make, so producers need money. And movies can be profitable, and […]
The U.S. resists anti-protectionism agreement.
Today, the Senate is scheduled to vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee for Treasury secretary, former Goldman Sachs executive Steven Mnuchin. It looks like he’ll make it through the vote and be the Treasury secretary before the day is done. What might his confirmation mean for the American economy? Click the audio player above for […]