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Federal Reserve: Trump tariffs backfired, caused job losses and higher prices

President Trump’s tariffs on imports — meant to boost the economy — ultimately led to job losses and higher prices, a new study from the Federal Reserve has found. “We ...

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Trump’s tariffs hit US families

Trump’s tariffs hit US families

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, until now mainly an abstraction for American consumers, is about to hit home. Beginning Sunday, the U.S. government will begin collecting 15% tariffs ...

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Trump: trade deal with China as soon as next month

The U.S. and China agreed on the outlines of a partial trade accord Friday that President Donald Trump said he and his counterpart Xi Jinping could sign as soon as ...

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US blacklists 28 Chinese organisations over Xinjiang ‘Uighur abuse’

The US has blacklisted 28 Chinese organisations for their alleged involvement in abuses against ethnic Uighurs in China’s Xinjiang province. The organisations are now on the so-called Entity List, which ...

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Hiring has slowed: US employers hardly added a modest 130,000 jobs in August

U.S. employers added 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that hiring has slowed but remains durable amid economic weakness and President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. The job gain ...

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The evidence of Trump’s failures and broken promises to help working people is undeniable

Donald Trump’s sideshow trade war with China is a roiling disaster. On Tuesday reports came out that US Steel, the strong-like-ox jingoistic symbol of Trump’s America First policies, was downsizing due ...

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China files case against US tariffs at WTO amid trade war

The US Trade Representative stated on 27 August that it was increasing the rate of additional duties from 10 to 15 percent for those Chinese imports covered by Washington’s $300 ...

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Trump’s tariffs hits US families

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, until now mainly an abstraction for American consumers, is about to hit home. Beginning Sunday, the U.S. government will begin collecting 15% tariffs ...

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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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Trump blames companies impacted by his trade war

President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to accuse companies of falsely claiming that they’ve been hurt by his escalating trade war with China, instead saying they’re mismanaging their businesses. “If ...

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