• New York blazer company takes a hit from U.S.-China tariffs

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Marko Andrus, owner of New York-based BASK Pool Supply, partnered with a factory in China to produce high-end terry cloth blazers and says a new set of tariffs will hurt his bottom line. Jillian Kitchener has more.
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  • Stocks rise on trade truce bets; lira shaken by Turkey move on Syria

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Stocks gained on Wednesday on a report that China could yet agree to a partial trade deal with the United States despite recent tensions, while the prospect of a last-minute Brexit agreement between the European Union and Britain seemed as remote as ever.
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  • Wall Street advances on renewed trade deal optimism

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Tech stocks led Wall Street into the black on Wednesday, capping a three-day losing streak as a report that China was open to a partial deal heartened investors ahead of high-level trade negotiations.
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  • One measure shows Americans have paid an extra $34 billion in tariffs since the start of the trade war with China

    One measure shows Americans have paid an extra $34 billion in tariffs since the start of the trade war with China

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Americans shelled out tens of billions of dollars in tariffs over the past year and a half.
    Businesses and consumers in the US have paid an additional $34 billion in tariffs from the time the trade war started in February of last year through August 2019, according to one analysis.
    Tariff collections are expected to increase in the coming months as the Trump administration attempts to pressure China to change trade practices seen as unfair.
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    As President Donald Trump escalated a trade dispute with China over the past year and a half...
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  • One measure shows Americans have paid an extra $34 billion in tariffs since the start of the trade war with China

    One measure shows Americans have paid an extra $34 billion in tariffs since the start of the trade war with China

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Americans shelled out tens of billions of dollars in tariffs over the past year and a half.
    Businesses and consumers in the US have paid an additional $34 billion in tariffs from the time the trade war started in February of last year through August 2019, according to one analysis.
    Tariff collections are expected to increase in the coming months as the Trump administration attempts to pressure China to change trade practices seen as unfair.
    Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories .
    As President Donald Trump escalated a trade dispute with China over the past year and a half...
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  • Tech stocks lift Wall Street as reports brighten hopes of trade deal

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street rose for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday with technology stocks providing a boost, as a report that China was open to a partial trade deal soothed investor nerves ahead of high-level talks on Thursday.
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  • Low expectations for trade talks: 'If you're looking for good news, they didn't cancel the trip'

    11 days ago - By CNBC

    China and the U.S. resume trade talks Thursday, and strategists say the best outcome could be a postponement of the next round of tariffs.
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  • Wall Street gets tech boost as reports bolster hopes of trade deal

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Wall Street rose on Wednesday on the back of gains in technology stocks, as investor sentiment was boosted by reports indicating an ease in trade tensions between the United States and China ahead of pivotal talks on Thursday.
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  • An iconic spice brand is spending more money on Facebook ads calling for Trump to be impeached than any Democratic candidate

    An iconic spice brand is spending more money on Facebook ads calling for Trump to be impeached than any Democratic candidate

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Penzeys Spices - the largest independent spice company in the US - reportedly spent $92,000 on Facebook impeachment ads in a week, more than any Democratic candidate or organization.
    CEO Bill Penzey is a vocal critic of President Trump.
    "he Republican Party's been hijacked by the one-two combo of unlimited political spending and foreign forces seeking to end the very concept of government of, by and for the people," Penzey wrote on the spice company's Facebook page last week.
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    A spice brand is out-spending Democratic candidates in the push...
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  • Oil rises on signs of warming U.S.-China tensions, military action in Syria

    11 days ago - By Reuters

    Oil prices rose on Wednesday following media reports that China was open to a partial trade deal with the United States and after Turkey launched a military operation in northern Syria, but a build in U.S. crude inventories limited gains.
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  • Industry Groups Say Yes To Trade Reform, But No To New Auto Tariffs

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    Some auto industry groups want to see China and other trading partners reform their trade practices, but the groups oppose new tariffs as a tactic to gain concessions.
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  • China is reportedly open to a partial trade deal with the US - but only if Trump scales back planned tariffs

    China is reportedly open to a partial trade deal with the US - but only if Trump scales back planned tariffs

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    China appeared to ease its tone toward the US ahead of high-stakes trade talks set to take place at the end of the week.
    Bloomberg reported early Wednesday that China would still be open to a limited trade deal if President Donald Trump were to back down from the scheduled tariff escalations he announced in recent months.
    Trump would be unlikely to accept a long-term deal without Chinese concessions on structural issues, a White House official told Business Insider.
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    China appeared to ease its tone toward the US ahead of high-stakes trade...
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