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Trump: New Trade Deal With Canada, Mexico to Boost US Growth

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico that he said replaces the “nightmare" of a Clinton-era agreement and will keep jobs, wealth and growth in America. “This is a cutti...
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Trump Ecstatic as Wall Street Sets Records Galore

Retailers and technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market's record-setting run. The Nasdaq composite climbed above 9,000 points for the first time as Appl...
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UK Lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit Bill, Pave Way to Exit EU

LONDON — British lawmakers gave preliminary approval Friday to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill, clearing the way for the U.K. to leave the European Union next month. The House of Commons voted 358-234 for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. It ...
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Fed’s Powell Sees Steady Growth, Signals Pause in Rate Cuts

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell indicated Wednesday that the Fed is likely to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate unchanged in the coming months, unless the economy shows signs of worsening. “Looking ahead, my colleagues and I se...

Newsom Signs Pact to Boost Trade with Armenia

Trade opportunities between California and Armenia are getting a boost following the signing of an economic cooperation agreement by Gov. Gavin Newson and Armenia's foreign minister Tuesday in New York. The agreement establishes a Trade and Services Desk in...