• GM warned Trump that his China tariffs would hurt jobs. He now complains that it's happening

    16 days ago - By Chron

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    Trump is railing against GM's decision to close plants and axe up to 14,000 jobs, despite the role his trade war played in triggering the events in the first place.
    GM has warned about tariffs hurting jobs and wages earlier this year. But cited demand and other factors when announcing the job cuts.
    Trump criticized GM's decision to abandon its plant in Ohio, a state that voted for Trump in 2016.
    US President Donald Trump is railing against GM's decision to close plants and axe up to 14,000 jobs, despite the role his trade war played in triggering the events in...
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  • World markets rise despite Trump's renewed tariff threat

    16 days ago - By Chron

    SINGAPORE - World markets were mostly higher on Tuesday despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart.
    KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX index gained 0.3 percent to 11,381.78 and France's CAC 40 added 0.2 percent to 5,006.05. Britain's FTSE 100 index was flat at 7,037.15. Wall Street was set for a moderate start. Futures for the broad S&P 500 index rose 0.1 percent to 2,671.20. Dow futures also gained 0.1 percent to 24,621.00.
    ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.6...
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