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  1. US Chamber of Commerce calls Trump’s NAFTA proposals ‘highly dangerous’

    10.06 / 23:40 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    A powerful business group is urging the Trump administration to abandon a slew of what it considers 'dangerous' proposals in an update of the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Friday that t…
  2. Treasury mulls, but comes out against SEC, CFTC merger

    10.06 / 19:39 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The Treasury Department discussed a potential merger of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ahead of a Friday report floating several rollbacks of capital markets regulations.While the …
  3. Economy posts first job losses in seven years

    10.06 / 19:39 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    Severe weather battered the U.S. economy in September, leading to the first job losses since 2010, the government reported on Friday.The labor market lost 33,000 jobs last month, though the unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent, the l…
  4. Warning signs emerge in GOP's tax reform push

    10.06 / 16:32 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The GOP’s push for tax reform legislation is showing some early signs of trouble.With Republicans pivoting to their second big agenda item, leadership is facing a familiar dynamic: Divisions among members, competing demands and no room for e…
  5. Key Dem questions Trump sons on Dubai deal

    10.06 / 10:59 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is requesting President Trump's two oldest sons turn over information on a deal with a Chinese state-owned company, questioning if it violates an agreement aimed at avoiding conflicts…
  6. Overnight Finance: House passes budget in big step to tax reform | WH rules out forgiving Puerto Rico's debt | Consumer

    10.06 / 10:59 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    House passes budget, paving way for tax reform: The House passed its 2018 budget resolution Thursday in a party-line vote that represents a step toward its goal of sending tax-reform legislation to President Trump.In a 219-206 vote, …
  7. Trump hosting manufacturers in Oval Office

    10.06 / 10:59 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    President Trump on Friday will host manufacturers in the Oval Office, amid his push for a tax-code overhaul supported by the industry.National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President Jay Timmons and more than one dozen manufacturing…
  8. GOP polling firm: Bipartisan support for consumer bureau arbitration rule

    10.06 / 10:59 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    A Republican polling firm found wide bipartisan support for a new federal rule banning companies from forcing their customers to waive their right to sue in cases of corporate abuse.American Future Fund (AFF), a GOP polling company, said 67…
  9. Senate panel advances budget, a key step for tax reform

    10.06 / 10:59 thehill.com Thehill.com - Finance
    The Senate Budget Committee on Thursday advanced a budget resolution that would help pave the way for Republicans to pass a tax reform bill without Democratic support.The resolution passed 12-11 along strict party lines and is…