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Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming
June 18th, 2018  10:38 AM

U.S. homebuilders lower confidence about sales prospects on lumber cost, tariff concerns

Builder optimism fades with potential trade war looming
World markets lower over tariffs, German tensions
June 18th, 2018  5:19 AM

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.

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EU extends sanctions against Russia for a year over Crimea
June 18th, 2018  5:06 AM

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014

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EU trade commissioner says trade liberalization has momentum
June 18th, 2018  3:17 AM

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says trade liberalization continues to have global momentum despite recent U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports

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AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration
June 18th, 2018  1:10 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump again exaggerates achievements of North Korea summit and blames Democrats for a law on immigrant children that doesn't exist

AP FACT CHECK: More Trump falsehoods on NKorea, immigration
Japan's exports, imports both grew in May amid trade tension
June 18th, 2018  12:39 AM

Japanese government data show the nation's exports to the U.S. grew 5.8 percent in May from a year ago as shipments of machinery and vehicles grew

Japan's exports, imports both grew in May amid trade tension
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on FBI, phantom law on migrant kids
June 16th, 2018  8:55 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump assails Democrats for a law on immigrant children that doesn't exist and claims vindication in a Justice Department report that actually offers him none

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Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost
June 16th, 2018  10:05 AM

Companies might pay a premium to import certain goods from China before new tariffs kick

Import now to beat tariffs on goods from China? It will cost
Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy
June 16th, 2018  9:53 AM

Gas prices, tepid pay, student debt, housing costs leave many left out of a robust US economy

Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy
China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
June 16th, 2018  5:48 AM

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms
June 15th, 2018  10:43 PM

A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood

China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms
The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs
June 15th, 2018  10:17 PM

China has fired back in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey

The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs
Trump's tariffs: What they are and how China is responding
June 15th, 2018  8:17 PM

Trump's tariffs: What they are, what's behind them, what they mean for consumers and business

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Business Highlights
June 15th, 2018  6:19 PM

Business Highlights

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US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries
June 15th, 2018  6:15 PM

Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction

US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries
A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports
June 15th, 2018  4:39 PM

Tough tariffs on China could collide with Trump's push to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula

A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports
Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower
June 15th, 2018  4:15 PM

Stocks are closing slightly lower Friday after the Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports and China responded with planned tariffs of its own

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Trump announces US tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports
June 15th, 2018  12:12 PM

Tough tariffs on China could collide with Trump's push to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula

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China announces equal penalties to retaliate for US tariffs
June 15th, 2018  10:38 AM

China announces it is imposing penalties of "equal scale" to retaliate for Trump tariff hikes

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The Latest: Trump hails big tariffs on China
June 15th, 2018  9:36 AM

Trump hails "very big tariffs" on China, adding there's not trade war

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