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The turmoil within the Trump administration intensified on Tuesday as the US president fired his secretary of state, raising fears among allies about (...)

Former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/AFP/Getty Images

Rex Tillerson’s sacking is the latest in a series of notable firings and resignations from president Donald Trump’s White House since he took office o(...)

Goldman Sachs organised a caget fight to find Lloyd Blankfein’s successor

When Gary Cohn answered the call of Donald Trump and took off for Washington in December 2016, Goldman Sachs set up a classic cage match to find its n(...)

The good news is Trump’s responsiveness to market movements may prevent him from doing anything too silly.Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

Donald Trump’s protectionist instincts have gotten the better of him lately. How worried should investors be by the prospect of trade wars? Until last(...)

Harvey Schwartz is out of Goldman Sachs succession race

Goldman Sachs president Harvey Schwartz is to retire in April, paving the way for David Solomon, his rival for the top spot, to succeed Lloyd Blankfei(...)

US president Donald Trump during a cabinet meeting at the White House on Thursday. Mr Trump opened the session promoting a “very big” meeting on steel and aluminium tariffs. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/Bloomberg

US president Donald Trump has confirmed plans to introduce punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, but opened the door to excluding some coun(...)

 White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn resigned on Tuesday. Photograph: Reuters

Global investors were largely fretting about the potential of a trade war on Wednesday after the resignation of Donald Trump’s economic advisor Gary C(...)

 National Economic Council director Gary Cohn . Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images

European shares opened lower on Wednesday after the resignation of Donald Trump’s economic adviser Gary Cohn, seen as a bulwark against protectionist (...)

International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde warned that the economic impact of US import tariffs would be serious if other countries respond with their own barriers. Photograph: Reuters

The European Union warned US president Donald Trump of a “firm” response should he trigger tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium, highlighting the pr(...)

Gail Slater, who is originally from Dalkey in south Co Dublin, has taken up the role of adviser to the US president on technology, telecommunications and cybersecurity.

Donald Trump has appointed a Dublin-born lawyer to a senior job at the White House. Gail Slater, who is originally from Dalkey in south Co Dublin, ha(...)

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