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6 months into the Trump tax law, manufacturing confidence is through the roof

American Manufacturers are experiencing record levels of confidence for their businesses, according to a recent survey conducted by the largest trade association for manufacturers.

US companies are returning cash to shareholders at a record pace — and that’s fueling everyone’s biggest fear about tax reform

BI PRIME: Following the passage of the new GOP tax law, many parties across Wall Street were nervous about how US companies would use their excess cash. Data from S&P Dow Jones Indices suggests their biggest fears are coming true.

Trump threatens to ‘close up our country’ over border security

President Donald Trump suggested Saturday that his administration will "have to think about closing up the country" over border security. Trump has previously threatened a government shutdown if Congress refuses to fund his long-promised border wall.
Shahira Knight (center).

The financial services industry is reportedly trying to poach a top Trump aide

One of President Donald Trump's top economic advisers, Shahira Knight, is leaving the White House, Politico reported Tuesday.

How much money you actually take home from a $75,000 salary under Trump’s new tax law, depending on where you live

President Donald Trump's tax law boosts take-home pay for about 90% of Americans. Here's what people who earn $75,000 bring home in New York and San Francisco.
An Embraer Legacy 500.

Private jet buyers got a big bonus from Trump’s new tax law

Through bonus depreciation, private jet buyers will not be able to deduct 100% of its cost immediately.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin just visited Apple’s spaceship — and he got a photo with Tim Cook to prove it

Mnuchin announced the visit in a tweet, and thanked the company for its commitment to invest in the United States.

Warren Buffett says proceeds from the GOP tax law made up almost half of Berkshire Hathaway’s gain in 2017

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway got a $29 billion boost to its net worth from the newly passed GOP tax law.
About 90% of American taxpayers recently got a paycheck boost.

Millennials are making better decisions with their money than most people realize — and how they spend their tax refunds proves it

Millennials are more likely to be saving, investing, or paying down debt with the extra boost to their paychecks from tax reform.
Nancy Pelosi.

Democrats are scrambling for a cohesive message to counter the rising popularity of the GOP tax law

Democrats are trying to figure out their messaging to counter the Republican tax law's gaining popularity.