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President Trump gives more mixed signals in bipartisan health deal

“The accord has been hailed by Democrats and some Republicans who say the payments must be continued to avoid roiling health insurance marketplaces” writes Alan Fram for sun-sentinel.com. President Donald Trump sent more perplexing signals Wednesday about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets, saying he backs lawmakers’ efforts to strike that compromise but “can never support” federal bailouts for insurers.”I’m going to review it,” Alexander said in a brief interview with The Associated Press, describing what Trump said about the deal.Patty Murray, D-Wash., reached…

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Goldman’s global equity chief sees signs of a market top, but says investors shouldn’t worry

“The investment bank has built a “Bear Market Risk Indicator” to gauge when a market may have topped out” writes David Reid for cnbc.com. “The second point is when you get a bear market it doesn’t start with a huge collapse in one direction.Oppenheimer said using 200 years of U.S. data, Goldman splits bear markets into three categories: cyclical bear markets, which typically relate to the economic cycle; event-driven bear markets (such as a war or oil price shock); and structural bear markets, triggered by structural imbalances and financial bubbles.Goldman’s…

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ICE signals ‘at-large arrests’ over California ‘sanctuary’…

“Under California’s new law, state and local police will have major restrictions in how and when they can collaborate with federal agents on immigration investigations and arrests” reports thehill.com. “Trump and Sessions are determined to bully state and local jurisdictions into turning immigrants over to ICE even though it diverts law enforcement from protecting the public.Jerry Brown’s (D) decision to sign the law, SB54, would “undermine public safety and hinder ICE from performing its federally mandated mission.”. The country’s top immigration cop said Friday his agents “will have no choice” but to…

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