In Snap IPO, New Investors to Get Zero Votes While Founders Keep Control

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Snapchat messaging app creators Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy are expected to retain more than 70% of voting power in the company; pre-IPO investors get less-powerful voting shares

Trump Warns on House GOP Tax Plan

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Donald Trump criticized a cornerstone of House Republicans’ corporate-tax plan, which they had pitched as an alternative to his proposed import tariffs, creating another point of contention between the incoming president and congressional allies.

Few Places for Bond Investors to Hide

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As investors fall out of love with President-elect Donald Trump, they are rekindling some affection for bonds.

GM Plans at Least $1 Billion in Fresh U.S. Investment

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General Motors this week will announce plans to invest at least $1 billion across several U.S. factories, two people familiar with the plan said.

Appointment of Trump's Economic Policy Team Faces Delays

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Several of Donald Trump’s top economic policy jobs may go unfilled for days or even weeks after he is sworn in, potentially slowing his pursuit of an ambitious domestic policy agenda.

Amped Up Politics and the Future of Central Banking

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Investors should watch for any further deterioration in relations between politicians and central bankers; monetary policy is at a critical juncture.

Pursuit of Samsung Heir Challenges Korea's Business Culture

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Prosecutors’ decision to seek the arrest of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong threatens to knock one of the world’s biggest companies off course—and, represents a significant challenge to South Korea’s large, family-run companies.

Trump Has IMF Recalculating Global Growth Outlook

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The International Monetary Fund raised its economic growth forecasts for the U.S., saying output could grow nearly a half-percentage point faster than previously thought over this year and next, thanks to President-elect Donald Trump’s plans to cut taxes and boost infrastructure spending.

A Delicate Balancing Act: Rewarding Voters While Preserving Growth

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Will antiestablishment leaders, once in power, reward the people and regions that backed them at the expense of more dynamic regions and industries, hobbling economic growth?

Trump Comments Hit Shares in German Car Companies

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Shares in German auto companies tumbled  after the U.S. President-elect singled out BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, threatening to impose a 35% import tariff on their exports from Mexican plants to the U.S.

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