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Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal Eliminating Nearly All Tariffs

TOKYO — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The leaders did not mention Trump by name, but they did little to mask what was on their minds — highlighting how Europe and J...
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Smart Money Is Pulling Out of Stock Market

Cash exited U.S. equity funds in June in the largest amount since the peak of the 2008 global financial crisis, according to Lipper data. Reuters reported July 5 the following: "U.S.-based stock mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) recorded $36....
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Harley, Stung by Tariffs, Shifts Some Production Overseas

MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. The European Union on Friday began rolling out tariffs on American imports like bo...
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Trump Tariffs Worry Valley Farmers

How exactly will the Trump tariffs affect the economy? American businesses will soon find out and adjust as some of the United States’ largest trading partners announced retaliatory measures. Mexico and Cana...
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Valadao, Costa, Denham Want Trump To Revise Tariffs

Eight California congressional representatives sent a bipartisan letter to the Trump administration Monday urging a second look at imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The reason for their concern is China's reaction to the administration's March...