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US new wave of tariffs for China

The US has imposed fresh tariffs on $112bn (£92bn) of Chinese imported goods such as shoes, nappies and food. The new tariffs are a sharp escalation in the bruising trade ...

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Poll: voters think economy is getting worse

President Trump’s strongest case for reelection is arguably the economy — he says so himself. But that argument might be slipping with voters, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll. ...

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Trump says Fed is responsible for manufacturing slowdown

President Trump on Tuesday blamed the Federal Reserve for a recent slowdown in manufacturing, a key sector he promised to revive as a candidate. “The Federal Reserve loves watching our ...

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Trump warns of market crash If not re-elected in 2020

President Donald Trump, gearing up for the official start of his 2020 campaign, warned that the U.S. would face an epic stock market crash if he’s not re-elected. “If anyone ...

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Trump celebrates economy ‘that is the talk of the World’ on Easter

Trump celebrates economy ‘that is the talk of the World’ on Easter

President Trump on Easter Sunday invited Americans to “have a good day” and celebrate the economy. “Happy Easter!” he tweeted early on Sunday morning. “I have never been happier or ...

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Americans need an economy that supports more than the 1 percent

Americans need an economy that supports more than the 1 percent

During his campaign for president and since taking office, Donald Trump has told Americans that he is a friend of workers. That is not true. His disrespect for workers goes far beyond ...

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Five ways the shutdown is affecting the economy

Five ways the shutdown is affecting the economy

The partial government shutdown has injected a fresh dose of uncertainty into an increasingly complicated economic landscape for the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees, as well government contractors, ...

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Trump gets low marks, except on the economy

Trump gets low marks, except on the economy

President Donald Trump continues to receive poor marks from a majority of Americans on his overall job performance, even as he enjoys relatively good assessments of his handling of the ...

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China is prepared for a protracted war with US

China is prepared for a protracted war with US

After a weekend of claims by U.S. President Donald Trump that he has the upper hand in the trade war with China, Beijing responded through state media by saying the ...

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U.S. unemployment rate rises to 4% in June

The US unemployment rate rose to 4 percent in June 2018 from 3.8 percent in the previous month, which was the lowest since April 2000. The number came above market ...

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