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Why the Dow Rallied 372 Points Despite Trump’s Tantrum over Shutdown Deal

The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 372 points (1.48%) Tuesday. A bipartisan deal to avert a second government shutdown drove Tuesday’s rally. The deal secures border funding, but Republicans and Democrats dispute what’s in it. Donald Trump says he’s “not happy” about it but will probably sign it. U.S.-China trade hopes also gave the stock […]

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Trump Wall Talks Reach ‘Tentative’ Agreement – Still Not Enough to Avoid Another US Govt Shutdown?

Just when we thought Congressional leaders were incapable of compromise in order to avoid another government shut down, they surprise us. They announced late Monday that an agreement over border funding had been reached. Calling it “an agreement in principle”, the tentative agreement provides for about  $ 1.3 billion for physical barriers along the border. Not […]

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Outplayed: Trump Weaker Following Shutdown Fiasco, What Pushed Him to the Brink?

US President Donald Trump emerges from the government shutdown weaker than when it began. | Source: Shutterstock The Trump administration reopened the government after a record 35 days, merely weeks after President Donald Trump heavily emphasized that the government would remain shut without funding for the border wall. Reports suggest that three major factors led […]

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Donald Trump Initiated the Dumbest, Most Scripted, Fake Government Shutdown In History

By Friday Donald Trump announced the government would reopen for three weeks, giving federal employees a reprieve from the month-long government shutdown, which has been the longest in history. It may be that the federal government’s credibility has been permanently damaged by the partisan dysfunction that left 800,000 federal employees without pay for a month […]

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4 Ways the U.S. Government Shutdown is Menacing Bitcoin and the Crypto Market

The standoff between Trump’s administration and the Democrats is also impacting cryptocurrency markets. | Source: Shutterstock By The U.S. government shutdown has entered its 35th day. For five weeks, many industries have been paralyzed and federal workers are living on food stamps and soylent. It’s almost incomprehensible to anyone living outside the land of […]


‘We Will Refile and Reengage’ – US Gov’t Shutdown Halts Bitcoin ETF

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revealed the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has withdrawn its plans for a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). Van Eck: ‘We Will Refile’ Bitcoin ETF A document published January 22 confirms the U-turn, which would have seen fund manager VanEck and developer SolidX potentially offer the first regulated […]

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GoFundMe’s U.S. Government Shutdown Aid Campaign Just Hit its Funding Goal

Image: Shutterstock By A GoFundMe campaign to assist federal workers affected by the ongoing government shutdown has reached its $ 200,000 funding goal barely three days after it was launched. Organized by GoFundMe CEO Rob Solomon in partnership with author and motivational speaker Deepak Chopra, the campaign was organised to help affected workers with […]

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Build That Wall: Trump Offers DACA Protection for Border Funding as Shutdown Hits Day 29

President Donald Trump speaks about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) President Donald Trump has proposed extending protection for some illegal immigrants in the U.S. in exchange for wall funding along the Mexican border. The […]