Monday, January 7, 2019
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U.S. Sees Trade Deal Within Reach as China Dispatches Top Aide

By Andrew Mayeda, Kasia Klimasinska and Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — The Trump administration expressed optimism it can reach a “reasonable” trade deal with China as President Xi Jinping dispatched one of his...

January 7, 2019
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Friday, July 13, 2018
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Commerce Secretary Ross to Sell All Stocks After Ethics Office Warning

By Bill Allison (Bloomberg) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday that he would divest all his remaining equity holdings after the government’s top ethics watchdog said his failure to sell...

July 13, 2018
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Defends Navigator Holdings Sale

By Terrence Dopp (Bloomberg) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said his personal sale of stock in a shipping company days before news organizations revealed it was linked to close...

June 21, 2018
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Maritime News

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Denies Insider Trading in Short Sale of Russia-Linked Shipping Company

By Bill Allison (Bloomberg) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross denied that he engaged in insider trading when he short sold stock of a shipping company a few days before news...

June 20, 2018
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Short Sale of Kremlin-Linked Shipping Firm Navigator Holdings Wins Ethics Approval

Update: Wilbur Ross Denies Insider Trading in Short Sale of Russia-Linked Navigator Holdings By Bill Allison (Bloomberg) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross received approval from the top federal ethics agency for short...

June 19, 2018
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to China: Import More U.S. Gas to Cut Trade Gap

By Ryan Collins, Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley (Bloomberg) — What would it take for China to reduce its trade gap with the U.S.? Buy more natural gas, for a...

March 27, 2018
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017
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U.S. Commerce Chief Ross Divesting Shipping Interests, Starting with Diamond S.

WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has divested his interests in oil tanker company Diamond S Shipping and is in the process of selling off his...

November 8, 2017
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Monday, November 6, 2017
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross ‘Likely’ to Divest Stake in Russia-Linked Navigator Holdings

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday he probably would not keep his holdings in a shipping company with business ties to Russian President...

November 6, 2017
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Not a Good Look for the Secretary of Commerce -Editorial

By The Editors (Bloomberg View) — “Appearance,” Plato observed, “tyrannizes over truth.” President Donald Trump’s administration should keep that in mind when attending to its latest conflict-of-interest scandal. According to...

November 6, 2017
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross’s Shipping Interests Face Scrutiny Over Russian Connection

By Bill Allison and Margaret Talev (Bloomberg) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said he will “probably not” maintain his stake in a shipping firm that does business with a Russian company with...

November 6, 2017
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Maritime News

U.S., China Talks Get Rocky Start as Secretary Ross Assails Trade Gap

By Saleha Mohsin, Andrew Mayeda and Ye Xie (Bloomberg) — Talks between the world’s two biggest economies got off to a tense start as U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross upbraided...

July 19, 2017
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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Maritime News

Wilbur Ross Confirmed as Commerce Secretary

By Andrew Mayeda (Bloomberg) — Billionaire Wilbur Ross was confirmed as U.S. Commerce secretary by the Senate, clearing the way for one of President Donald Trump’s key trade officials to take...

February 28, 2017
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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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U.S. Commerce Nominee Ross Says NAFTA is Trump’s First Trade Priority

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico will be the Trump administration’s first trade priority, U.S. Commerce...

January 18, 2017
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Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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Trump Commerce Pick Wilbur Ross to Keep Interests in Shipping

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) – Wilbur Ross, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Commerce Secretary, has pledged to sell his stake in his main private equity firm and...

January 17, 2017
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Wednesday, November 30, 2016
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Wilbur Ross Brings to Commerce Resume Spanning Shipping, Profit and Politics

  By David Carey   (Bloomberg) — Wilbur Ross, who as Donald Trump’s commerce secretary will be the voice of U.S. business, made a fortune spinning financial dross into gold.In the early...

November 30, 2016
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Thursday, December 24, 2015
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Cyprus’ Plan to Boost Shipping’s Role in Economy Within Reach, Ross Says

By Paul Tugwell and Georgios Georgiou (Bloomberg) — Cyprus’s target to increase the contribution that shipping makes to its economy by around two percentage points over the next three years...

December 24, 2015
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
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Life Imitates Art as Wall Street Bets on Shipping Debt

The fictional Robert Fairchild is one of the hottest names on Wall Street.

May 1, 2014
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
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Billionaire Ross Says Diamond S Shipping IPO Pulled as Price Too Low

March 12 (Bloomberg) — Billionaire Wilbur Ross said an initial public offering for Diamond S Shipping Group Inc., the tanker company in which his firm is the largest shareholder, won’t...

March 12, 2014
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Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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The Coming IPO Of Diamond S Shipping Group

A new year, a new shipping IPO by private equity investor Wilbur Ross.

February 5, 2014
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
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Maritime News

Wilbur Ross-Backed Diamond S Shipping Files For IPO

The Greenwich, Connecticut-based company owns and operates medium-ranged tankers to transport refined petroleum and other products.

February 4, 2014
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