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Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, and other leaders depart after posing for the group photo at the G7  summit on May 26, 2017 in Taormina, Italy.

How Europe Can Block Trump

After Washington exits the Iran deal, U.S. secondary sanctions could harm European companies. EU leaders should retaliate by reviving a tool used successfully in the 1990s.

A man looks at a J-31 Gyrfalcon stealth fighter plane model designed by Aviation Industry Corporation of China at the Beijing International Aviation Expo on Sept. 17, 2015. WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images

Washington Strikes Back Against Chinese Investment

A new bill moving forward on Capitol Hill would expand regulators' ability to block Chinese acquisitions — and U.S. ventures abroad.

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The Lights Are on at the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, but Nobody Is Home

The committee charged with protecting national security from risky foreign investments is understaffed and besieged by a surge in cases.

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Trump’s Renewed Russia Sanctions Look A Lot Like Obama’s

New measures target Russian officials and a martial arts training firm linked to a pro-Putin biker gang.

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Trump Treasury Nominees Aren’t Partial To IMF Bailouts

That doesn’t bode well for Greece, which appears to be hurtling toward another default.

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Main Street Champion Trump Turns to Wall Street to Fill Treasury Post

Trump is reportedly considering two Wall Street insiders for the top job at Treasury.

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U.S. Treasury Hits Russia With More Sanctions Over Ukraine

The new penalties come as Russian troops conduct military drills on the border with Ukraine.

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The U.S. Slaps Joseph Kony’s Kids With New Financial Sanctions

The infamous LRA warlord and his sons still have not been caught.

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The Puerto Rico Rescue Is Going to Be a Tough Sell To Opponents

The House and White House now have to win over those opposed to providing Puerto Rico debt relief.

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Top Treasury Official Warns Against Over-Reliance on Sanctions

Though the Obama administration has often resorted to financial sanctions to coerce foreign adversaries into better behavior, a top Treasury official warned Friday that overusing the measures risks damaging the long-term vitality of the U.S. economy and the economies of friendly nations.

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Look Out For ‘Unintended Consequences’ From Obama’s New Merger Rules

Wall Street has a history of outsmarting fed rules like the one keeping U.S. companies from moving overseas.

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Obama Takes Down Potential $152 Billion International Pharmaceutical Giant

A potential drug super-company has been scuttled by President Obama.

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