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The Latest: Senators press Fed chairman on trade threats
July 17th, 2018  12:01 PM

The Latest: Powell says trade uncertainty prompting businesses to scale back investment plans

Jerome Powell
The Latest: US needs higher productivity to boost wages
July 17th, 2018  11:25 AM

The Latest: Powell says incomes will rise only with higher productivity

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Trump to host European Commission president amid trade spat
July 17th, 2018  10:52 AM

Trump to meet with European Commission president at White House, after labeling the European Union a "foe" of the United States.

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Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs
July 17th, 2018  6:50 AM

Japan, EU sign deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs, countering Trump moves on trade

Japan, EU sign trade deal to eliminate nearly all tariffs
Asian shares mostly lower, weighed by trade tensions
July 17th, 2018  2:14 AM

Asian markets mostly lower as trade tensions weigh on sentiment

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Japan, EU to sign widespread trade deal eliminating tariffs
July 17th, 2018  12:00 AM

The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs

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Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs
July 16th, 2018  11:26 PM

Asian markets are lower as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track

Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs
Japan, EU to sign widespread trade eliminating tariffs
July 16th, 2018  10:27 PM

The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs

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Business Highlights
July 16th, 2018  5:43 PM

Business Highlights

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US: Sanction exemptions open to those reducing Iran imports
July 16th, 2018  5:25 PM

US officials say some businesses that continue to import Iranian oil after the re-imposition of sanctions on Tehran could avoid penalties by making "significant reductions"

Steve Mnuchin
US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs
July 16th, 2018  5:05 PM

US brings WTO cases against China, EU and others in dispute over American steel tariffs

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs
Q&A: World Trade Organization's role in US-China dispute
July 16th, 2018  1:37 PM

China is using the World Trade Organization as one of its weapons to fight back against the latest tariffs proposed by U.S. President Donald Trump

Q&A: World Trade Organization's role in US-China dispute
France shuts Russia business office amid 'degraded' affairs
July 16th, 2018  12:55 PM

France has announced the closure of its office in Russia that promotes exports and investments in France

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Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence
July 16th, 2018  12:29 PM

Aircraft makers at the Farnborough International Airshow say thousands of jobs are at risk in this most international of industries as U.S. President Donald Trump raises tariffs and other countries retaliate.

Heading for clouds: Aviation sector faces trade turbulence
US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June
July 16th, 2018  11:46 AM

US retail sales rose at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June as optimistic Americans spend more

US retail sales rise at a healthy 0.5 percent pace in June
Small businesses are upbeat, but tariff fallout is a threat
July 16th, 2018  11:27 AM

Small business owners remain generally optimistic, but economists say escalating trade disputes could turn their upbeat attitude around

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China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan
July 16th, 2018  9:39 AM

China files WTO case challenging Trump plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods worth $200 billion

China files WTO challenge to US $200B tariff plan
China slowdown weighs on markets as Trump meets Putin
July 16th, 2018  8:07 AM

Shares edge higher in early European trading after lackluster day in Asia

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EU official urges Trump, Putin not to destroy global order
July 16th, 2018  6:26 AM

EU's Tusk urges Trump, Putin, China to unite in avoiding trade wars, preventing 'conflict and chaos'

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World shares mixed ahead of Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki
July 16th, 2018  5:14 AM

Shares edge higher in early European trading after lackluster day in Asia

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