• World markets subdued as US, China exchange tariff blows

    10 days ago - By Chron

    SEOUL, South Korea - Global markets were mixed Friday as the U.S. and China slapped each other with tariffs, with investors monitoring the rhetoric for signs of a further escalation in the trade dispute.
    European stock markets edged down after modest gains in Asia. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.2 percent to 7,586 while France's CAC 40 was flat at 5,364. Germany's DAX gained less than 0.1 percent to 12,472. Futures augured small losses on Wall Street. S&P futures were down 0.2 percent while Dow futures fell 0.3 percent.
    Asian markets erased earlier losses to finish mostly higher as the...
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  • Trump's China threat could hit car tech startups

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    From Ford to Tesla and dozens of Silicon Valley startups in between, the Trump administration's threat to block Chinese investment in U.S. companies could spell trouble.
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  • Go ship, Go! China roots for last U.S. soybean cargo to land before tariffs kick in

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    It is not often that the niche world of commodities trading enters the public conversation, but on Friday China's social media was rooting for a ship carrying soybeans from the United States to beat the deadline before Chinese tariffs kicked in.
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  • Boeing's Embraer deal is a key strategic play for the future

    Boeing's Embraer deal is a key strategic play for the future

    10 days ago - By Stl Today

    SEATTLE - Boeing's announcement Thursday of a proposed joint venture with Brazilian plane manufacturer Embraer gives the U.S. giant much more than a new line of smaller jets. It will establish a major new Boeing center of engineering design and...
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  • Our Energy Dependence Lessens, But Global Impact Is Limited

    10 days ago - By Forbes

    Net petroleum imports into the U.S. have declined sharply, but the nation cannot be unconcerned about global oil markets.
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  • Curbs on Chinese investment could hit Detroit and Silicon Valley

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to block Chinese investment in U.S. companies could be trouble for a number of American automotive and technology companies using Chinese funds to develop electric and self-driving cars and related services, from Tesla Inc to dozens of Silicon Valley startups.
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  • Global stocks rebound as US tariffs on China take effect

    10 days ago - By Chron

    SEOUL, South Korea - Global markets are higher Friday with Asian stocks bouncing back as investors responded with calm to increased U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports that took effect midnight Washington time.
    European stocks opened with gains. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent to 7,612.08 while France's CAC 40 advanced 0.4 percent to 5,388.45. Germany's DAX gained 0.2 percent to 12,491.95. Futures augured a lackluster start on Wall Street. S&P futures added 0.1 percent while Dow futures stayed nearly flat.
    Asian markets erased earlier losses to finish mostly higher as the uncertainty...
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  • Investigators may use files seized from VW law firm: court

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Volkswagen has lost a legal challenge to prevent prosecutors from examining unpublished documents about its emission scandal, with Germany's top court ruling on Friday that files seized from a U.S. law firm may be reviewed.
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  • Family businesses: From generation to generation

    Family businesses: From generation to generation

    10 days ago - By Biz Journals

    Approximately 90 percent of American businesses are family-owned or controlled, ranging in size from two-person partnerships to Fortune 500 firms, according to the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
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  • The Latest: France says Americans will be hurt by US tariffs

    10 days ago - By Chron

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the U.S. increase in tariffs on Chinese imports and Beijing's countermoves in the trade and technology dispute between the world's two biggest economies that President Donald Trump says he is prepared to escalate.
    4:40 a.m.
    France's foreign minister has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policy, which includes hiking tariffs on Chinese imports as of Friday.
    Jean-Yves Le Drian told France's RTL radio the policy could affect global growth and that pressure should be brought on the U.S. to avoid descending into an all-out trade war.
    He said: "It is...
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  • The U.S. Trade War With China Officially Goes To The Next Level As Financial Markets Around The World Continue To Implode

    The U.S. Trade War With China Officially Goes To The Next Level As Financial Markets Around The World Continue To Implode

    10 days ago - By The Economic Collapse

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    Up until now, the U.S. trade war with China has simply been a bunch of threats and counter-threats, but now things are about to get very real. On Friday, the first round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods becomes official, and these tariffs are going to fundamentally alter the economic relationship between the two largest economies on the entire planet. Over the past several decades, U.S. consumers have loved gobbling up super-cheap goods from China, and the Chinese have used many of the dollars that they have been accumulating to fund our exploding national...
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  • China says forced to fight back against U.S. trade bullying

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    China has no choice but to fight back against U.S. bullying on trade, the country's Commerce Ministry said on Friday, after Washington's tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect.
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  • U.S. job growth seen strong in June, wages picking up

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in June while increasing wages for workers, which would reinforce expectations of robust economic growth in the second quarter and allow the Federal Reserve to continue raising interest rates.
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  • China has imposed counter tariffs on U.S. goods: China Daily

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    China has implemented additional tariffs on some import products from the United States immediately after new U.S. tariffs took effect on Friday, the official English language China Daily newspaper reported
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  • Oil markets volatile as trade conflict between U.S. and China escalates

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Oil prices seesawed in nervous trading on Friday as the United States slapped a raft of tariffs on Chinese goods in an escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
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  • German court: investigators may use files seized from VW law firm

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    A German federal court ruled on Friday that prosecutors may use files seized last year during a raid on Jones Day, the U.S. law firm that Volkswagen had hired to investigate its emissions scandal.
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  • China says retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods took effect at 12:01 p.m

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    China's retaliatory tariffs on $34 billion worth of U.S. goods took effect at 12:01 p.m. in Beijing on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the customs office.
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  • China says has begun implementing some retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Beijing has already begun implementing tariffs on some U.S. goods in retaliation for U.S. duties on $34 billion in Chinese imports, which took effect the same day.
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  • Stocks, euro rise as shots fired in U.S.-China trade war

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    The imposition of tariffs by the United States and China on billions of dollars of trade was absorbed calmly by markets on Friday with stocks edging higher and the euro climbing a three-week peak, but concerns about the conflict escalating capped gains.
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  • Dollar falls as U.S. tariffs kick in; U.S. jobs data eyed

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    The dollar fell on Friday as U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports took effect, but a muted reaction in currency markets suggested the escalation had largely been priced in by investors focusing on a U.S. jobs report due later in the day.
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