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China's economy czar going to Washington for trade talks
February 18th, 2019  10:51 PM

China's economy czar will go to Washington for talks this week aimed at ending tariff war over Beijing's technology ambitions

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EU to react swiftly if Trump slaps tariffs on EU cars
February 18th, 2019  7:26 AM

The European Union says that its reaction will be "swift and adequate" if U.S. authorities conclude that European cars are a threat to national security and should be hit with punitive tariffs

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Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks
February 18th, 2019  1:46 AM

Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing this week

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas
February 18th, 2019  12:38 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump goes after the 'horror show' known as the diversity visa lottery program with a purely fictional account of how it works

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Uncertainty shadows Pennsylvania's debate over nuclear power
February 17th, 2019  11:18 AM

Forty years after Three Mile Island became synonymous with America's worst commercial nuclear power accident, financial rescues of nuclear power plants are stirring the highest levels of government

Uncertainty shadows Pennsylvania's debate over nuclear power
The Latest: Serbia, Kosovo trade barbs over strained ties
February 16th, 2019  11:25 AM

The presidents of Serbia and Kosovo have traded barbs at an international security conference over the responsibility for a stalemate in efforts to improve their ties

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Business Highlights
February 15th, 2019  5:36 PM

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Mexican president announces bailout for cash-strapped Pemex
February 15th, 2019  5:05 PM

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announces bailout for the cash-strapped state-owned oil company

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday
February 15th, 2019  4:51 PM

Stocks surged on Wall Street Friday after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week

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Stocks post strong finish as optimism over trade talks grows
February 15th, 2019  4:48 PM

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged more than 400 points Friday as renewed optimism over trade talks between the U.S. and China put investors in a buying mood

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Markets Right Now: Stocks surge, boosted by trade talks
February 15th, 2019  4:14 PM

Stocks surged on Wall Street after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week.

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Stocks rise in afternoon as optimism over trade talks grows
February 15th, 2019  3:34 PM

The extension of key U.S.-China trade talks into next week lifted stocks in late-afternoon trading

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Europeans fire back at criticism from US over Iran
February 15th, 2019  2:24 PM

Germany's foreign minister has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade measures as creating a "lose-lose" situation and defended Europe's attempts to keep a nuclear deal with Iran alive after the unilateral American withdrawal

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Stocks rise in afternoon trading amid trade talk optimism
February 15th, 2019  1:32 PM

The extension of key US-China trade talks into next week pushed stocks higher in afternoon trading

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AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff
February 15th, 2019  12:18 PM

Despite Trump's tough talk on trade, his Commerce Department has approved tariff exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel

AP analysis: Hundreds of companies excused from steel tariff
The Latest: Trump might extend March 2 trade deadline
February 15th, 2019  12:11 PM

U.S. President Donald Trump says there's a "possibility" he will extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with China if both sides are close to a deal

Robert Lighthizer
Markets Right Now: Stocks higher, boosted by trade talks
February 15th, 2019  11:56 AM

Stocks are higher on Wall Street at midday after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week.

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Trade talk optimism pushes stocks higher in midday trading
February 15th, 2019  11:52 AM

Plans to extend key US-China trade talks into next week pushes stocks higher in midday trading

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Trade talk optimism pushes stocks higher in early trading
February 15th, 2019  10:35 AM

Plans to extend key US-China trade talks into next week pushes stocks higher in early trading

Trade talk optimism pushes stocks higher in early trading
Markets Right Now: Stocks rise early, boosted by trade talks
February 15th, 2019  9:46 AM

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week.

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