• Cramer flags Mastercard and Visa's 'unbeatable' hedges against China trade fears

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    Jim Cramer explains why the stocks of Mastercard and Visa have strong safeguards against the brewing U.S.-China trade conflict.
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  • Top Texan urges Trump to cut trade deal with China to avert global economic fallout

    Top Texan urges Trump to cut trade deal with China to avert global economic fallout

    7 days ago - By Stl Today

    WASHINGTON - Texas Rep. Kevin Brady's patience over President Donald Trump's trade war appears to be wearing thin. The GOP chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee just gave one of his strongest public warnings to date that the...
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  • How Rare Earths Could Be Crucial in a U.S.-China Trade War

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    Chinese companies dominate important parts of the global supply chain. The C.E.O. of one alternative source of key minerals says her firm can't fill the gap.
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  • Trump's China trade bashing gives new hope for NAFTA progress

    7 days ago - By CNBC

    U.S. officials are visiting Mexico Friday, adding to speculation that the Trump administration may be looking for a victory on another trade front while tensions escalate with China
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  • A Soybean Surge Makes Trump's Trade War Look Deceptively Good

    7 days ago - By NY Times

    China rapidly increased purchases of American soybeans and crude oil before tariffs went into effect, temporarily boosting economic growth.
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  • Wall St snaps winning streak

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks dropped Wednesday on falling oil prices and Washington's threat to slap China with tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of goods. Fred Katayama reports.
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  • Stocks, oil prices slide on trade war worries

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    Concerns about an escalating U.S.-China trade war made markets topsy-turvy on Wednesday, with U.S. stocks breaking a four-session winning streak and Brent crude prices seeing their biggest one-day drop in two years.
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  • Economic Roundup: More Tariffs, More Problems

    7 days ago - By Economy

    The Bank of Canada hikes interest rates; trade tensions escalate between the U.S. and China.
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  • How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

    7 days ago - By Chron

    Global stock indexes sank Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would retaliate. The dollar spiked and big exporters plunged.
    On Wednesday:
    The S&P 500 index slid 19.82 points, or 0.7 percent, to 2,774.02.
    The Dow Jones Industrial Average retreated 219.21 points, or 0.9 percent, to 24,700.75.
    The Nasdaq composite skidded 42.59 points, or 0.5 percent, to 7,716.61.
    The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies dipped 11.96 points, or 0.7 percent, to 1,683.66.
    For the week:
    The S&P 500 is up 14.20...
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  • Wall Street snaps four-day rally; latest trade threat weighs

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, breaking a four-session streak of gains after Washington's threat to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods fanned trade war fears, while a sharp drop in oil prices hit energy shares.
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  • American Airlines and Nvidia fall; Fastenal jumps

    7 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially traded or heavily Wednesday:
    American Airlines Group Inc., down $3.16 to $35.96
    The airline said an important revenue measurement will grow at a slower pace than it expected in the second quarter.
    Fastenal Corp., up $4.98 to $54.51
    The maker of construction and industrial fasteners had a stronger second quarter than investors expected.
    AAR Corp., down $5.53 to $43.02
    The airplane maintenance company reported weaker-than-expected sales in the fourth quarter.
    Nvidia Corp., down $5.72 to $247.53
    Chipmakers stumbled after the U.S. released a $200...
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  • Stocks fall as Trump escalates trade war with China

    Stocks fall as Trump escalates trade war with China

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Global stocks slumped Wednesday after the US and China threatened to impose hundreds of billions of dollars worth of tariffs on each other, escalating a trade war between the two largest economies. The dollar and Treasury yields rose.
    Here is the scoreboard:
    Dow Jones industrial average : 24,701.19 −218.47
    S&P 500 : 2,777.32 −16.52
    President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The move prompted China to promise retaliatory tariffs on the US, and comes days after the two countries imposed duties on $34 billion worth of products each.
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  • Wall Street snaps gain streak as trade threat weighs

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, breaking a four-session streak of gains after Washington's threat to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods fanned trade war fears, while a sharp drop in oil prices hit energy shares.
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  • Trump seeks to reassure anxious farmers being hurt by his trade war with China

    7 days ago - By Washington Post

    In a pair of tweets, the president promised to level the playing field but acknowledged it wouldn't be quick.
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  • How China Is Grappling With Growing Trade War With U.S

    7 days ago - By NPR

    NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Yun Sun of the Stimson Center about President Trump's threat to impose an additional $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese goods, unless certain demands - like ending theft of American intellectual property - are met.
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