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US Stocks Move Higher as China Eases Trade Tensions

Stocks rose broadly on Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday as investors welcomed China's move to exempt some U.S. products from a recent round of tariffs. Technology, health care and communication services stocks powered much of the gains for the ben...
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China Threatens Retaliation for Trump’s Planned Tariff Hike

BEIJING — China on Friday threatened retaliation if U.S. President Donald Trump's planned tariff hikes go ahead, while the renewed acrimony between the two biggest global economies sent stock markets tumbling. China's government accused Trump of violating h...