On April 4, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) announced that he is seeking the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The congressman supports marijuana legalization and has cosponsored a number of wide-ranging cannabis reform bills in recent years. Ryan earned an “A” grade from NORML. Here’s a closer look at his record on the issue. Read the source article at Marijuana Moment … [Read more...] about Where Presidential Candidate Tim Ryan Stands On Marijuana
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After meetings in Beijing last week, Trump administration officials are holding talks with a Chinese delegation in Washington this week. Will U.S. and Chinese negotiators soon reach an end to the trade dispute? WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains... … [Read more...] about Are We (Finally) Reaching A Conclusion?
Following MSCI’s decision to increase the weight of Chinese onshore shares in its widely-cited emerging market index, over $46 billion is set to pour into the stock market of China, a move that could kick the ongoing Dow Jones recovery into an even higher gear. The SSE Composite, which tracks all stocks traded at the Shanghai Stock Exchange, has spiked from 2,464.36 points to … [Read more...] about $46 Billion Flows into Chinese Stock Market, Should Launch Dow Higher
The Dow Jones has demonstrated an underwhelming performance in the last seven days, deleting nearly 400 points in less than four days during which the market was open. On February 12, senior lawmakers on the House and Senate Appropriations Committees achieved a deal to build 55 miles of the southern border wall with a budget of $1.38 billion. Read the source article at … [Read more...] about Trump Border Wall Deal May Have Just Rescued Dow Jones From Further Decline
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday he's introducing a bill to keep the government open through Feb. 8. Without a stopgap budget, some operations would shut down after Friday. President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats have been sparring over border security and other funding and Trump tweeted in the morning "one way or the other" he will "win" on the … [Read more...] about Senate plans vote on bill to keep government open through Feb. 8