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Battling billionaires: Trump and candidate Bloomberg swap insults and attacks

5:57pm GMT

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 U.S. President Donald Trump fired off a new round of Twitter insults aimed at political rival Michael Bloomberg on Thursday, shortly after the Democratic presidential candidate's campaign debuted a new television ad attacking the Republican seeking re-election.

Democrat Bloomberg vows to narrow wealth gap for black Americans

19 Jan 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday pledged to narrow the wealth gap between black and white Americans by boosting black ownership of homes and businesses and investing in poor neighborhoods.

Bloomberg makes pitch to women, says he regrets 'bawdy' jokes

16 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday launched an effort to win over women voters as he faced questions about his company's treatment of female employees and his own conduct.

Democrat Bloomberg: 'I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump'

13 Jan 2020

SAN ANTONIO, Texas U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg told Reuters he is ready to spend much of his vast fortune to oust Republican President Donald Trump from the White House in 2020, rejecting criticism from rivals for the Democratic nomination that the billionaire is trying to buy the U.S. election. | Video

U.S. candidate Bloomberg says business experience is key to beating Trump

08 Jan 2020

U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday unveiled an economic strategy based on what he sees as his key strengths: a successful career in business and three terms as mayor of New York.

U.S. presidential hopeful Bloomberg's campaign staff swells to 800

06 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg has hired about 800 staff members as part of a plan to compete in the 14 states that hold Super Tuesday primary contests on March 3, his campaign said on Monday.

U.S. factory sector in deepest slump in more than 10 years

04 Jan 2020

The U.S. manufacturing sector fell into its deepest slump in more than a decade in December as the U.S.-China trade war kept a lid on factory output, orders and employment, although the long-awaited Phase 1 deal between Washington and Beijing could limit further downside.

Fed policymakers agree rates on hold for 'a time'

03 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers agreed in their final policy meeting of 2019 that interest rates were likely to stay on hold for "a time" as the central bank set its sights on a new articulation of its monetary policy framework.

Fed policymakers agree rates on hold for 'a time'

03 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 Federal Reserve policymakers agreed in their final policy meeting of 2019 that interest rates were likely to stay on hold for "a time" as the central bank set its sights on a new articulation of its monetary policy framework.

U.S. jobless claims edge lower but trend points to uptick in filings

02 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing claims for jobless benefits edged lower last week, a positive signal for the U.S. labor market amid recent signs that new claims may be trending slightly higher.

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