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Paul Singer, the influential hedge fund billionaire from New York who endorsed Marco Rubio in October, is set to be named as his national finance chairman according to various US press reports. Singer is well known in Argentina for bringing a lawsuit against the government in the holdouts dispute.
United States turned into a net natural gas exporter for a week after the first liquefied natural gas export from Cheniere Energy Inc's Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana left for Brazil. The United States however is not expected to become a net exporter of gas on an annual basis until 2017 after more pipelines to Mexico and LNG export terminals enter service, according to federal energy estimates.
The United States economy grew at a faster pace than previously thought in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the latest official figures. Growth was an annualized 1% in the quarter, compared with an initial estimate of 0.7%.
Argentina received support for its economic reforms from the United States, China and Europe during the Finance ministers meeting held in Shanghai over the weekend in anticipation of the G20 heads of state and government summit next June, according to a release from the Argentine Finance ministry.
United States billionaire Ken Griffen, paid $500 million for two paintings by abstract expressionist masters in one of the largest private art deals ever. Griffin, founder of Chicago-based hedge fund firm Citadel, bought works by Jackson Pollack and Willem de Kooning from David Geffen's foundation.
The public dispute in the United States between the Justice Department and Apple continued Monday as the tech giant called on the government to withdraw its demand for help in unlocking a phone used by one of the shooters in December’s terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., and instead let a commission of experts discuss the issue.
“The coming visit of President Barack Obama is irrefutable proof of what we have said all along: Argentina is reinserting itself in the world, maintaining but also opening links with all our other partners and potential associates”, Foreign minister Susana Malcorra underlined following the White House statement that the US president will be visiting Argentina next 23/24 of March.
United States President Barack Obama will make a historic visit to Cuba within the next month, the culmination of his efforts to end a half-century of tensions between Havana and Washington, ABC and CNN reported late Wednesday.
A visiting delegation from the Congress of the United States has praised Gibraltar's economy and spoken of why they co-sponsored a bill supporting Gibraltar’s right to self-determination in the House of Representatives.
An epic Washington political battle took shape on Sunday after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia as Senate Republicans dug in and said they would refuse to act on any Supreme Court nomination by President Obama. But the White House vowed to select a nominee within weeks.