• More Jobs, Faster Growth and Now, the Threat of a Trade War

    4 monthes ago - By NY Times

    In his inaugural speech, the new Fed chairman tried to focus on the strength of the economy even as a spiraling tariff battle with China spooked investors.
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  • Getting lost in the shuffle of the back-and-fourth trade tariffs betwe

    4 monthes ago - By AG Web

    Getting lost in the shuffle of the back-and-fourth trade tariffs between the U.S. and China is an ongoing investigation into U.S. sorghum.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Friday

    4 monthes ago - By Chron

    Stocks ended the week the way they began it: tumbling as investors worry that tariffs and harsh words between the U.S. and China will touch off a trade war that derails the global economy. That came with the U.S. considering duties on an additional $100 billion in goods imported from China.
    On Friday:
    The S&P 500 index gave up 58.37 points, or 2.2 percent, to 2,604.47.
    The Dow Jones industrial average shed 572.46 points, or 2.3 percent, to 23,932.76.
    The Nasdaq composite tumbled 161.44 points, or 2.3 percent, to 6,915.11.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slipped 29.63...
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  • Commentary: We Need a Reset With China, Not a Trade War

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Rapidly escalating tariff threats between the U.S. and China may be the fever that breaks the illness. But if this standoff gets any hotter, it could fatally affect the economies of two nations that need each other to prosper.
    The fact is, China needs the U.S.
    We are their biggest market. The U.S. imported more than $500 billion in Chinese products in 2017. And the U.S. makes up 18% of China's exports.
    We educate their top people. Over 350,000 Chinese students are in the U.S. today. It's part of China's national strategy. The Chinese government wants these students to get the latest...
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