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China Vows Retaliation For $200 Billion US Tariff Threat

BEIJING — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in an escalating trade dispute that threatens...
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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 fu...

Want to Shed Jobs & Hurt Consumers? Impose Tariffs.

On March 8, the president slapped a 25 percent tariff on the metal, while also putting a 10 percent duty on foreign aluminum. After initially suggesting there’d be no exceptions, Trump promised to be “very flexible” and initially exempted Mexico and Canada fro...